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Atlantic Center for Research Summer Intern Program

The Summer Intern Program at the Atlantic Center for Research is designed for undergraduate college students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedical research or related sciences. Students in the program have the opportunity to:

  • Obtain hands-on clinical research experience
  • Interact with physicians and other research staff
  • Attend a weekly seminar series of faculty presentations
  • Attend development workshops to hone research and presentation skills
  • Explore career opportunities in clinical research and biomedical sciences

Recent progress in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases is a testament to the importance of ongoing clinical research. Students may participate in the following research areas:

  • Autism
  • Biostatistics
  • Cardiovascular research: drugs and devices
  • Diabetes
  • Integrated medicine: yoga, acupuncture
  • Lyme disease
  • Melanoma
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Pediatric oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Women’s cancer

The internship begins on the last Monday in May 2012 and runs for 10 consecutive weeks. Opportunities will be offered at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown and Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ.

Students who are accepted as interns will be offered a stipend of $3,000.

Selection Criteria
Eligible applicants include undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors who are contemplating a career in research or biomedical sciences. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and should have completed at least one college-level biology or chemistry course. The criteria for selection include: 

  • Academic record
  • Two academic references
  • Inclination toward clinical research and biomedical sciences as demonstrated in the application materials and interview
  • Demonstration of a commitment to a serious summer learning experience

Application Process
Email your resume to Dr. Rami Bustami by March 5, 2012. Your resume should include your GPA, relevant science courses and contact information for two academic references. In the email, please include several paragraphs, totaling less than 500 words, describing why you are interested in the program.

Applicants may be asked to participate in a short interview, which can be done remotely. Individuals will be notified of the selection decision sometime between March 15 and April 1, 2012.

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Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

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