Summer programs at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) provide students with an opportunity to spend a summer working with NCI scientists and clinicians located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD and off campus in the surrounding area in Rockville, MD and Frederick, MD. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of 27 Institutes and Centers as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and consists of almost 350 principal investigators and about 1100 postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows. The NCI conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
The NCI Summer Internship Program (NCI SIP) covers a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving in May or June. The NCI and the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education sponsor a wide range of summer activities including lectures offered under the NIH Summer Seminar Series, attend career/professional development workshops, and participate in the NIH Summer Research Poster Day. Learn more about NCI at http://www.cancer.gov