Summer Research Internship Program
Deadline: March 1
Summer Research Internships are an exciting opportunity for undergraduate and graduate nursing students to work one-on-one with a faculty researcher and gain hands-on research experience. Students work in a supportive research environment with other summer interns.
Research Mentors and Projects
Deadline: March 1
The MCNHR is looking for faculty research mentors and projects for its Summer Internship Program. Faculty mentors are invited to submit an application to work one-on-one with a summer intern for one to four (1-4) days per week for fifteen (15) weeks to integrate them into a new or existing research project. The MCNHR will accept applications from faculty for both funded and unfunded projects. For unfunded projects, mentors must clearly identify how the project would position them in securing future funding.
Program Objectives and Goals:
The main objective of the Summer Internship Program is to facilitate the participation of undergraduate and graduate students in research projects.
The short term goals are:
Faculty mentors must be researchers Projects can be “new” or “in progress” Projects can be funded or unfunded; if project is unfunded, mentors must clearly identify how the project would position them in securing future funding.
One to four (1-4) days of summer intern support for a total of fifteen (15) weeks from May to August. By submitting an application, applicants are agreeing to serve as a mentor with the Summer Internship Program and agree to provide mentorship, training, and support to summer interns. Mentors will be asked to complete questionnaire focused on their experiences in participating and to provide data to evaluate the summer internship program that may be used in internal and external publications and presentations.
The award will be adjudicated based on the following criteria:
a) The quality of the proposed experiential experience for summer interns including the nature of their involvement in research and skill development
b) Expected outcomes for both the intern and mentor