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Cardiovascular Clinical Research Summer Internship

Thank you for your interest in The Lindner Center Summer Clinical Research Internship. Our 10-week, full-time, paid summer internship will give participants the opportunity to:

  • Participate in groundbreaking cardiovascular clinical research

  • Shadow physician mentors in hospital rounds, watch procedures and listen as care teams discuss cases

  • Observe leading-edge cardiovascular diagnostic services

  • Reflect on career options while hearing medical student and physician stories of career journeys and passions

  • Prepare presentations and poster by end of program - frequently presented at major national meetings and published in high impact journals.

Applying for the program

The Lindner Research Center is now accepting applications for their Summer Internship Program.  All interested students must submit completed applications by 11:59pm on March 15, 2022. 


  • Undergraduate or recent graduate from a four-year college.  Preference will be given to those who have completed their junior year by the start of the research internship.  Strong applicants who have completed their sophomore year, just graduated from college or are enrolled in a post-baccalaureate pre-med program will also be considered.

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited degree program.

  • GPA of 3.60 or above.

  • Applicants must be US citizens or have permanent resident status (be able to provide proof of employability through completion of the IRS I-9 form).  The program welcomes students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or who represent groups that are known to be underrepresented in health related sciences and medicine.

  • Must be able to complete online CITI training (basic training related to participate in human subjects/clinical research). 

  • Available to participate full-time (at least 40 hours per week) in the internship May 23 through July 29, 2022 – some exceptions will be made to fit school schedules.  

How to Apply: Students

  • The application can be found at

  • Complete all required questions 

  • Submit a short essay (500 characters, including spaces)

  • Submit a personal statement (no more than 3,500 characters, including spaces)

  • Submit CV or resume

For Mentors

The Lindner Research Center is also looking for interested mentors for the Summer Internship Program.  Those interested in becoming a student mentor should apply at by 11:59pm on March 15, 2022.


For questions, please contact Angela Sadler or 513-585-1777.