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Comparison of SIP and SIP Subprograms

You can use this table to understand the differences among the NIH Summer Internship Program and its various sub-programs. 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).

 

PropertySIPCCSEPC-SOARAMGEN ScholarsG-SOARGDSSP
Summer 2019 Application status This application will open in mid-December. This application will open in mid-December.

This application will open in mid-December.

This application will open in mid-December. This application will open in mid-December.  This application will open in mid-December.
Who can apply? Students who will 18 years of age or older on June 15, 2019, and are enrolled in college or graduate/professional school at the time of application Community college students College students 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
Application deadline March 1, 2019  January 11, 2019 January 18, 2019 February 1, 2019 Tentatively, January 15, 2019 Tentatively, January 15, 2019
Reference letter deadline March 15, 2019 January 18, 2019 January 25, 2019 February 1, 2019 Tentatively, January 15, 2019 Tentatively, January 22, 2019
Additional Application Materials/ Information None None None Supplementary application; due by February 1 None None
Selection by Program Committee No. Individual NIH Investigators make selections. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Notification Date Variable February 22, 2019 February 22, 2019 March 1, 2019 Rolling; on or before January 8, 2019 Rolling; on or before January 31, 2019
Research Group Selection Applicant is responsible. CCSEP program committee makes placements. C-SOAR program committee makes placements. AMGEN program committee makes placements. Applicant works with G-SOAR program committee on placement. Applicant works with GDSSP program committee on placement.
Program Length 8 to 10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 10  weeks
Program Dates Arranged individually June 3 to August 9, 2019 June 3 to August 9, 2019 June 3 to August 9, 2019 June 3 to August 9, 2019 June 3 to August 9, 2019
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 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.)
Housing Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern Provided by AMGEN Arranged by the intern Arranged by the intern
Applications in 2018 4603 103 132 600 40 Not applicable; the program is new.
Program Positions 929 22 25 15 18  
For More Information Contact SIP Contact CCSEP Contact C-SOAR Contact NIH-AMGEN Contact G-SOAR Contact GDSSP