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Stipend/Salary

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 EXPERIENCEINITIAL STIPEND
High School:Before Graduation$1,700
After Graduation$1,900
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

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