Application Form for
2017-2018 Research Internships
for HSTA Program Graduate Undergraduates
in the West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE) Research Program

General Guidelines and Information

Applications are requested for participation in the 2017-2018 Research Internship program for HSTA graduates sponsored by the WV-INBRE which will run through the 2017-2018 academic year. Participation is open to all HSTA graduates who are enrolled full-time at a WV-INBRE funded partner institution and who will have not graduated by May 2018. Students at WVU and Marshall are not eligible to participate in this program. Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged. Compensation of $10.00/hour for as many as 20 hours/week for 32 weeks through the end of April 2018 will be provided to each intern. The summer research program will require a separate application process. Research opportunities exist in biomedical labs at the following WV-INBRE-funded laboratories at WV-INBRE partner institutions. Please review the WV-INBRE Mentors at Partner institutions Directory.

Investigator /  Institution
Dr. Yi Charlie Chen / Alderson-Broaddus College
Dr. Tesfaye Belay / Bluefield State College
Dr. Young Kim / Bluefield State College
Dr. James Walters / Bluefiled State College
Dr. Qing Wang / Shepherd University
Dr. Ralph Wojtowicz / Shepherd University
Dr. Tamer Fandy / University of Charleston
Dr. Aymen Shatnawi / University of Charleston
Dr. Joseph Horzempa / West Liberty University
Dr. Deanna Schmitt / West Liberty University
Dr. Crystal Boudreaux / WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

All interns will prepare an abstract and present the results of their research project at the 2018 Summer Research Symposium at West Virginia University near the end of July 2018 (probably Thursday July 26 2018). Confirmation later.

All materials are due at the WV-INBRE office as soon as possible for this academic year. Applicants will be notified of their status as soon as information is reviewed and deemed acceptable.

PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AND FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM COMPLETELY

If you have questions about this internship program, please contact
Valerie A. Watson at West Virginia University, (304) 293-4120; vwatson@hsc.wvu.edu


Personal Information

First Name:       Middle Name:     Last Name:    

Date of Birth:        SSN:    Gender:  

Citizenship:        Visa status if a non-US Citizen:


Present Address (e.g., School Address)

Street Address:

Apt./Box Number:

City:     State:    ZIP:

Current Phone:        Email Address:    


Permanent Address (e.g., Home Address)

* If different from "Present Address" and where you can be contacted after school year is completed in May.

Street Address:

Apt./Box Number:

City:    State:    ZIP:

Permanent Phone:    Email Address:


Education

* If you have attended more than one college/university, list the most recent one first.  Please submit a copy of transcripts from all institutions you have attended.  Please request transcripts as soon as possible as we must have them to evaluate your application.

College/University now attending:  

Street Address: 

Box Number:

City:        State:        ZIP:    

Degree Sought (BS, BA, MS, MA):

Major Field:   Major Field:     Major GPA:         Overall GPA:    

Date you began:         Expected Date of Graduation:

 

Honors and Awards from the College/University now attending::

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:  

 


Previous Education

Previous College/University:

Street Address:

Box Number:

City:    State:    ZIP:

Degree Sought (BS, BA, MS, MA):

Major Field:    Major GPA:     Overall GPA:

Dates Attended:

 

Honors and Awards from previous Colleges/Universities:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:

Date:    Description:  

 


Briefly describe your scientific interests.  

Briefly describe your career goals.  

Briefly describe any prior research experience, including the WV-INBRE program, and how this prepares you to participate in this research program.  

Briefly explain why you wish to participate in this program.  

 


Requested Mentors::

* List the names of up to four mentors in whose labs you would agree to work during this program and why each is of interest to you. List them in order (your first choice being #1).You will be matched with one of these four; we cannot guarantee that you will receive your first choice. If it is not possible to match you with any of your selections, you will be contacted for other choices.

1)    

2)    

3) 

4) 

 


Recommendations:

* Please indicate the names, titles and phone numbers of two professors who have agreed to write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Please have them send their letters to the WV-INBRE office AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Letters can be sent electronically if desired; send them to vsanders@hsc.wvu.edu

Name:        Email Address:  
Title:      Phone:  

Name:       Email Address:    
Title:        Phone:    

 


Outside research experience::

* If you have had research experience outside of your institution, including previous WV-INBRE Summer Research Programs, provide the name, title, affiliation and phone number of your supervisor / summer mentor, and please ask this person to write a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

Name:     Email Address:
Title:    Phone:    Affiliation:

 


Deadline for receipt of all applications for this academic year is as soon as possible.

Please supply a stamped envelope to your references with the following address:

Ms. Vickie Sanders
WV-INBRE Office
HSTA Graduate Research Internship Program
PO Box 9229
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-9177

Ms. Sanders can also be reached at vsanders@hsc.wvu.edu or (304) 293-0775

 

   Enter your initials in the following box.  By doing so, you submit that all information contained within this application is accurate and a true representation of the applicant.