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Preprofessional Opportunities

Howard Hughes Research Institute


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Ashburn Virginia
Deadline: Mid January


Any matriculated undergraduate may apply.


Our program gives undergraduates an opportunity to spend 10 weeks during the summer doing research as an intern in the lab of a mentor at Janelia Farm. The scholars are encouraged to attend weekly seminars and other events at Janelia. At the end of the session, each scholar will present his or her work at a symposium.

We want to identify some of the very best future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians who are interested in our areas of research when they are exploring their career options. We expect this experience to enrich the students' intellectual development and to benefit research at Janelia.