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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking exceptional candidates to join us in Summer 2023 for the NLM Data Science and Informatics (DSI) Scholars Program!

NLM is committed to offering unique training opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in computational health and computational biology research. NLM understands that the pace of data science innovation is rapidly accelerating, and to best drive this innovation and scientific advancement, our community needs a workforce that embodies our nation’s diversity.  During this 8- to 12-week summer internship, Scholars will contribute their skills and perspectives to computational research projects in the biological sciences. DSI Scholars will gain valuable experience in a collaborative research environment while working one-on-one with a research mentor and actively participating in seminars and professional development workshops. Detailed descriptions of our research areas are available on the NLM IRP website.

Like other NIH organizations, NLM welcomes high school, college, and graduate students to apply for summer internships. The academic backgrounds of our students include computer science, engineering, statistics, information science, mathematics, physics, and biology.

Additional details, including full eligibility and application instructions, are available on the DSI Scholars Program website. Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2023.

Applicants are invited to join the following information sessions on Zoom:

  • Applying to the NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP): Webinar and Q&A                                              January 10, 2023, 3:00–4:00 pm (ET); Register:
  • NLM Data Science and Informatics Scholars (DSI Scholars) Program: Information Session and Q&A January 17, 2023, 1:00–2:00 pm (ET); Register:

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