Research

A list of annual opportunities including summer internships and programs run by leading bioethics centers and institutions, some of which are specifically designed for students.

Internships

Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Ethics Research

Usually due early January each year.

Rochester, Minnesota - In-person or potentially virtual for 2022

• Program dates: 10 weeks starting in late May or early June

• Open to Undergraduates (from any school)

Baylor College of Medicine Summer Internship - Bioethics and Health Policy Research

Usually due late February each year.

Houston, Texas - Virtual for 2022

• Program dates: June - August 2022

• Open to Undergraduates, Graduate Students (from any school)

Baylor College of Medicine Summer Internship - Clinical Ethics

Usually due late February each year.

Houston, Texas - In-person for 2022

• Program dates: May - July 2022

• Open to Undergraduates, Graduate Students (from any school)

American Medical Association Medical Ethics Internship

Deadlines for each term: late Feb; late Jun; late Sept.

Chicago, Illinois

• Program dates: Mid-May through mid-August (Summer term); Mid-September through mid-December (Fall term); Mid-January through mid-April (Spring term)

• Open to Undergraduates, Graduate Students (from any school)

UVA Center for Health Humanities & Ethics Undergraduate Program

Four internship options are available for students interested in the field of Bioethics, two summer options and two semester-long options associated with a course and course credit. Unclear if any are offered this year, but there are email contacts listed.

Charlottesville, Virginia

• Program dates: during semesters, during summer

• Open to Rising 3rd and 4th Year Undergraduates

NYU Medical Ethics High School Internship Program

On hold until January 2023.

New York City, New York

• Program dates: 4 to 8 weeks in summer

• Open to High School Students (from any school)

NYU Medical Ethics Undergraduate Internship Program

Offered for Fall and Spring semesters.

Virtual

• Program dates: NYU academic semester, with option for renewal for a 2nd semester

• Open to Undergraduates (from any school)

University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics Internships

Offered throughout the year

Minneapolis, Minnesota

• Program dates: flexible

• Open to Undergraduates (from any school)

Global Bioethics Initiative Internship

Offered throughout the year

New York City, New York

• Program dates: flexible

• Open to Any Student Level

Summer Courses

Columbia Summer Courses in Bioethics

Not listed for 2022

Virtual

• Program dates: usually end of June - mid August

• Open to Undergraduates (from any school)

Harvard edX Course - Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics

Registration usually due late May

Virtual

• Program dates: 10 weeks starting in mid-May

• Open to Undergraduates (from any school)

Yale Summer Institute in Bioethics

Cancelled for 2022, registration usually due late May

Virtual and in-person for 2022

• Program dates: usually mid June - mid July

• Open to Undergraduates, Graduates, Young Professionals, Professionals (from any school)

Bioethics Education International Summer School "Bioethics, Wars and Pandemics"

Regular registration due July 10, 2022

Virtual

• Program dates: July 18-23, 2022

• Open to High School Seniors, Undergraduates, MDs/Professionals

Fellowships

NIH Post Baccalaureate Bioethics Fellowship

The 2023 application window will open in the Fall.

Bethesda, Maryland

• Program dates: 2 years, starting in September

• Open to Post Baccalaureates (must have a bachelors degree completed no more than 3 years prior to the start date of the fellowship)

Working Groups

Student Working Group on Vaccine Ethics & Policy

Open

Virtual

• Program dates: Ongoing opportunity to join

• Open to High Schoolers and Undergraduates and Recent Graduates (from any school)