Student Resources :: The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Student Research & Resources

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital realizes to continue conducting world class research we must devote our time and energy towards developing the next generation of research scientists.

Whether you are a high school, undergraduate, graduate or medical student you will find we have research opportunities to fit your needs. We work hard to provide students with a constructive and stimulating environment. Please understand we get many requests for research internships and we work continuously to place as many students as possible.

NOTE: If you are looking for a paid research opportunity please visit the Human Resources web site.

High School Students

If you are a high school student looking for a research opportunity you may fill out the Student and Trainee Program Application and email it to the Research Education Coordinator. Students MUST be at least a junior in high school AND 16 years old to participate. Once received, your application will be kept on file for six months. At least quarterly, a list of currently available applicants is sent to all principal investigators (PIs). We recommend browsing the current labs, PIs and ongoing projects at The Research Institute prior to applying.

If you are a motivated and high-achieving high school science student interested in college level curriculum for medical and biomedical research careers please look into the Mechanisms of Human Health and Disease Program. Applications must be postmarked by March 28, 2014.

Young Scientist Series

This is a summer seminar series designed to expose all interested high school and early college students to the scientific method and careers in medical research. Please check back in spring for the 2014 summer dates and times. Students may access lectures from past years 24/7 at Young Scientist Series On-Demand Lectures.

Undergraduate, Graduate and Medical Students

If you are looking for a research internship you may fill out the Student and Trainee Program Application and email it to the Research Education Coordinator. Once received, your application will be kept on file for six months. At least quarterly, a listing of currently available applicants is sent to all principal investigators (PIs). We recommend browsing the current labs, PIs and ongoing projects at The Research Institute prior to applying.

Rotating Graduate Students

If you are starting a 1st year graduate lab rotation at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, please contact the Research Education Coordinator as soon as possible to complete requirements for access.

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