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

General Guidelines and Information

Applications are requested for participation in the 2018 Summer Research Internship program sponsored by the WV-INBRE, which will run from May 30 through July 31, 2018. Participation is open to all students who are enrolled full-time at the institutions participating in the WV-INBRE who will have not graduated by August 2018. Students at WVU and Marshall are not eligible to participate. Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged. A stipend of $4,500 will be provided to each intern for the 9-week period. Interns are responsible for securing housing, but the WV-INBRE will assist in the process if needed.

Interns are required to prepare an abstract and present the results of their summer research project at the 2018 Summer Research Symposium in Morgantown, WV, July 31, 2018.

All application materials are due at the WV-INBRE office by the end of the business day, February 9, 2018.

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

If you have questions about this internship program, please contact
Dr. Elsa Mangiarua at Marshall University, (304) 696-6211; mangiaru@marshall.edu


Personal Information

First Name:       Middle Name:     Last Name:    

Date of Birth:        Gender:  

Citizenship:        Visa status if a non-US Citizen:

Members of underrepresented minorities in science are encouraged to apply. Please indicate if you are a member of any of the following racial or ethnic groups, socio-economically disadvantaged or a first generation college student. This information is voluntary and confidential.


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

Are you a HSTA graduate?     

* 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. The transcript from your current institution should contain courses and grades for the first semester of this year.  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:    

Program of Study:

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:

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Previous Education

Previous College/University:

Street Address:

Box Number:

City:    State:    ZIP:

Program of Study:

Major Field:    Major GPA:     Overall GPA:

Dates Attended:

 

Honors and Awards from previous Colleges/Universities:

Date:    Description:

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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 four mentors in whose labs you would agree to work during the summer 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 will any of your selections, you will be contacted for other choices.

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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 before February 9, 2018. 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:

 


Transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended

Original transcripts should be sent to Ms. Vickie Sanders to the address at the bottom of this form. E-mailed or faxed copies will be accepted until the originals arrive.

 


Deadline for receipt of all applications for this academic year is the end of the business day, February 9, 2018.

Please supply a stamped envelope to your references with the following address in case they choose to send the letters by mail.

Ms. Vickie Sanders
WV-INBRE Office
Summer Research Internship Program
PO Box 9177
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.
Please print a copy of the application for your records. Please notify Dr. Mangiarua (mangiaru@marshall.edu) that you have submitted an application so he can be expecting it.