NIH Hi-STEP & Hi-STEP 2.0 Summer Internship Application Now Open!

In HiSTEP, students spend seven weeks exploring the medical sciences and STEM careers through a variety of activities, including a hands-on laboratory module, research group visits, informational interviews, networking sessions, and discussions on hot topics in science. In addition, students participate in a curriculum that encourages them to get a head start on the college application process.

In HiSTEP 2.0, students spend eight weeks as a summer intern conducting research in a laboratory, working under the mentorship of NIH research scientists and clinicians. In addition, students participate in a curriculum that prepares them for the transition to college.

To learn more about these programs, please visit the websites for HiSTEP ( and HiSTEP 2.0 ( Watch the informational video about HiSTEP (, and read about our students’ experience in the NIH Record (

The deadline to submit completed applications is January 25, 2018

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