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Comparison of 2023 SIP and SIP Subprograms

You can use this table to understand the differences among the NIH Summer Internship Program and its various subprograms. IMPORTANT NOTE: The list of "Who Can Apply" is not complete; additional eligibility criteria apply.

If you are a current high school junior or senior, please apply to High School SIP (HS-SIP), HiSTEP, or HiSTEP 2.0.


 

PropertySIPCCSEPC-SOARV-SOARAMGEN ScholarsG-SOARGDSSPM-SOAR
Summer 2023 Application status

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

 

OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Who can apply? Students who will be 17 years of age or older on June 15, 2023, and are enrolled in college or graduate/
professional school at the time of application
Community college students College students Rising college sophomores, juniors, or seniors Rising college juniors and seniors Recently matriculated, first or second-year graduate students Recently matriculated master's students in data science or computer science programs MD and DO students completing their first year of their programs
Application deadline March 1, 2023 January 15, 2023 January 29, 2023 January 29, 2023 February 1, 2023 December 16, 2022 January 13, 2023 January 6, 2023
Reference letter deadline March 15, 2023 January 23, 2023 February 5, 2023 February 5, 2023 February 1, 2023 December 18, 2022 January 15, 2023 January 6, 2023
Additional Application Materials/ Information None None None None Supplementary application; due by February 1 None None None
Selection by Program Committee No. Individual NIH Investigators make selections. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Notification Date Variable March 1, 2023 March 1, 2023 March 1, 2023 March 1, 2023 January 13, 2023 February 3, 2023 January 31, 2023
Research Group Selection The applicant is responsible. CCSEP program committee makes placements. C-SOAR program committee makes placements. V-SOAR program committee makes placements. AMGEN program committee makes placements. The applicant works with G-SOAR program committee on placement. The applicant works with GDSSP program committee on placement. The applicant works with M-SOAR program committee on placement
Program Length* 8 to 10 weeks 9 weeks 9 weeks 9 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 6 Weeks
Program Dates* Arranged individually June 5 to August 4, 2023 June 5 to August 4, 2023 June 5 to August 4, 2023 June 5 to August 4, 2023 June 5 to August 11, 2023 June 5 to August 11, 2023 May 22 to June 30, 2023
Location of Research Placements Any NIH campus NIH campuses in Baltimore, Frederick, and Bethesda, MD, and NIEHS in North Carolina NIH campuses in Baltimore, Frederick, and Bethesda, MD and NIEHS in North Carolina Virtual Only The main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD The main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD (OITE staff will consider requests to work on other campuses.) The main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD (OITE staff will consider
 
requests to work on other campuses.)
The main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD
Housing Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern Provided by AMGEN Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern
Applications in 2022 3059 80 120 N/A 360 31 22 N/A
Program Positions in 2022 695 12 18 N/A 15 15 12 N/A 
For More Information Contact SIP Contact CCSEP Contact C-SOAR Contact V-SOAR Contact NIH-AMGEN Contact G-SOAR Contact GDSSP Contact M-SOAR

 * Subprogram dates and times are approximate. They will be updated as information is forthcoming.