NYSCF Summer Internship Program
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is a rapidly growing and highly successful nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate cures through stem cell research. We are a vibrant, growing organization that advances cutting-edge stem cell research in our own Research Institute laboratory and through support for talented scientists at other institutions around the world.
Yes! Participants have the opportunity to gain direct experience with stem cells by conducting scientific research at the NYSCF Research Institute.
Internships will be available in the following departments: Laboratory – Array Team, Research – various disease areas, Engineering | Business Office – Marketing and Events, Fundraising, Scientific Programs, External Programs, Executive Business Office.
An undergraduate cumulative minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all completed courses as a matriculating student is preferred.
Previous scientific laboratory experience is a plus.
Science majors are preferred.
Interns will receive a stipend of $385 per week during the internship period, subject to taxes.
Relocation assistance will not be provided.
The application process is rigorous and ensures committed, high-quality applicants are accepted into the program. Applicants must submit an updated resume and cover letter, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and answers to a series of short essay questions. Following the initial screening, shortlisted candidates are invited to interview with their prospective mentors and team. Finally, offers are made to candidates, who begin their internships the first week of June.