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Program Details

The following program details apply to all summer interns with the exception of medical student interns. For more information on requirements for that program, please visit our Medical Student Research Internship Program page.

2022 Summer Internship Program

“If you applied for the 2022 Summer Internship Program and have questions on this year’s program details, please email Michelle Love at undergrad@vai.edu.”

2023 Summer Internship Program

“The following program details apply to all 2023 summer interns with the exception of medical student interns. For more information on requirements for that program, please visit our Medical Student Research Internship Program page.”

Program Timeline

Undergraduate students are required to complete their internships in one of two sessions in 2023:

  • Session I: TBD
  • Session II: TBD
Physical Demands

Assignments may involve the use of potentially hazardous chemicals, hazardous or radioactive materials or may be in areas where such materials are used. Adherence to safety policies and procedures along with proper storage and disposal methods are required.

Salary

The pay range for summer interns is based on a 10-week assignment at 40 hours per week. The pay rate is $15.00 per hour.

Summer Holidays

Student Interns are not eligible for holiday pay on the following days the Institute officially closes for business:

  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2023
  • Juneteenth – Monday, June 19, 2023
  • Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4, 2023
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2023
Housing

Local area colleges/universities may have student housing available. Students are responsible for their own travel, housing, room and board.

GVSU:  https://www.gvsu.edu/internhousing/ 

  • Tentative Move-In Dates: May 2023   |   Specific Dates: TBD 
  • Tentative Move-Out Dates: August 2023   |   Specific Dates: TBD  

Aquinas:  https://www.aquinas.edu/residence-life 

  • Tentative Move-In Dates: May 2023 | Specific Dates: TBD  
  • Tentative Move-Out Dates: July 2023 | Specific Dates: TBD

If you require additional information on housing options, please contact Michelle Love at undergrad@vai.edu. 

Parking

Student Interns will be offered FREE parking in the Michigan Street Development ramp during their internship. During the orientation process, Physical Security will provide Student Interns with a parking permit for their vehicle. The parking structure is located on Michigan Street, directly north of VAI. Parking in this ramp is contingent upon availability. Additionally, there are bike racks available for your use outside of the main entrance.