Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Summer Internship Programs.
Van Andel Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We strongly encourage undergraduate student applicants from minority serving institutions including historically black colleges & universities, tribal colleges & universities and Hispanic serving institutions, as well as McNair Scholars.
For the 2022 summer research internship program, undergraduate college students must have completed at least one year of higher education (equivalent to 24 credit hours) by May 1, 2022, be enrolled in a science-related degree program, and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Applicants that will graduated with a bachelor’s degree during the course of the 2022 summer internship program (between April 1, 2022 – September 1, 2022) are ineligible. Applicants are also ineligible if dually enrolled in a high school and undergraduate program, and/or enrolled in a master’s program. Applicants are also ineligible if dually enrolled in a high school and undergraduate program, and/or enrolled in a master’s program.
International students are eligible to apply if they meet the requirements for the program and are legally permitted to work and earn income in the United States. Van Andel Institute does not sponsor visas for interns.
If interested in the Medical Student Research Internship Program, please read the eligibility and application details here.
Completed applications for the 2022 summer internship program will be reviewed by Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee and Van Andel Institute faculty after February 15, 2022. Applicants selected for interviews are generally contacted by mid-March and employment offers are extended by the end of March. If additional summer opportunities become available after this time, waitlisted applications may be considered.
For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 may affect on-site internships. Updates on summer internships will be provided by the Research Advisory Committee, VAI COVID-19 Task Force and the Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee at: https://vaigs.vai.org/undergrad-research/program-details/
If you have questions about the summer internship program or the application process, please stop by for our Zoom hours over the next several months. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED IN ADVANCE.
Thursday, January 27 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
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Monday, January 31 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
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