ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must demonstrate a committed interest to pursue graduate study toward a PhD, MD or MD-PhD. Applicants must currently be enrolled full-time in an accredited public or private college or university. Applicants must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants must be a US citizen or non-citizen national with a permanent residence visa. Previous research experience in a biological laboratory is desirable, but not required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: A resume or curriculum vitae. A copy of your transcripts to date. A personal statement describing in <500 words: Your educational and professional goals. How participation in the BRI Summer Internship Program will assist in meeting your goals. Your qualifications and reasons for wishing to participate in this program. Two letters of recommendation and the contact information of two references. The names of the top three researchers you would most like to work with. HOW TO APPLY: Prepare and submit the online application. Request your supporting materials and confirm they are to be received by our office by February 7th, 2018: An official copy of your transcript from your current undergraduate institution (If you have been at your current institution less than one year, please submit a transcript from your prior institution.) eTranscripts may be submitted in the online application form or emailed to BWHBRI@partners.org Paper transcripts may be mailed to: Brigham Research Institute One Brigham Circle, 3rd Floor 1620 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02120 Two letters of recommendation (you must make these requests) must be sent by the letter writer to BWHBRI@partners.org or may be mailed to the address listed above.