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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

To be considered for placement, all questions on the applications must be answered (unless indicated as optional). All completed applications must be received by 11:59 pm on March 24th, 2021.

All applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria in order to be considered: 

  • 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 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 required to participate in human subjects/clinical research)

  • Available to participate full-time (at least 40 hours per week) in the internship May 10 through July 16, 2021 – some exceptions will be made to fit school schedules.

To apply, click on the link below to print out a copy of the application. Please submit it, along with any required documents to by 11:59 pm on March 24th, 2021.



If you have any questions about the program or the application process, please call 513-585-1793. If no one is available to take your call, please leave a detailed message with your name and phone number.