Summer Undergraduate Research Program - New York Blood Center

Jan. 18, 2023

NYBC Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Program Description 

  • Students selected to participate in the LFKRI-Summer Undergraduate Research Program will be part of our cutting-edge biomedical research. They will work side-by-side with some of the world leading research scientists.
  • Students are matched with laboratories according to their stated research interests and will work on projects under the direct supervision of faculty and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Research projects in biomedical sciences and public health directly related to the following areas of research: Transfusion Medicine, Hematology and Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology.
  • Students must commit to 10 weeks full time start date June 1.
  • At the end of the summer program, students will present their research findings in a formal seminar to the institute.
  • Competitive financial compensation: accepted students will be paid hourly up to $6000 (please note – this includes salary/housing and travel support).


Qualifications and Selection

  • Students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited College or University. International Students studying at a degree granting institution in the US are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career in the biomedical sciences or healthcare.
  • Selection is based upon academic credentials, letters of recommendation and the congruence of the students expressed goals with the internship program. Relevant training or experience is a plus, but not required.


To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documentation:

  • A one page personal statement expressing interest for the LFKRI - Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Please indicate a potential area of research interest or lab you would be interested to work in.
  • Resume/CV with current GPA
  • Two Letters of Recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be emailed directly from the mentor/faculty to [email protected]
  • Applicants should submit their documentation to [email protected]
  • Submission deadline is January 31, 2023
  • Applicants will receive an email notifying them of a decision between March 1 and March 15