NIH Summer Internship Program
Student, teacher, and faculty salaries/stipends range is competitive and will be commensurate with individual education/experience levels. Proof of health insurance is required; however, insurance is not offered/ provided by the Institute.
One of two hiring mechanisms may be used in the annual Summers' temporary appointments:
- an "Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA)" which is a monthly stipend award paid in arrears or
- a "General Schedule (GS)" appointment which is paid by an hourly rate every two weeks
NOTE: The IRTA mechanism and stipends listed below were used in 2011.
2011 Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTA)
|EDUCATION LEVEL||YEARS OF EXPERIENCE||INITIAL STIPEND|
|High School:||Before Graduation||$1,700|
|Undergrad:||After 1 year||$2,000|
|After 2 years||$2,100|
|After 3 years or >||$2,200|
|Graduate:||Less than 1 year||$2,300|
|After 1 year||$2,600|
|After 2 years||$2,900|
|After 3 years or >||$3,100|