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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

2016 Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTA)

EDUCATION LEVEL YEARS OF EXPERIENCE INITIAL STIPEND
High School: Before Graduation $1,790
After Graduation $2,000
Undergrad: After 1 year $2,100
After 2 years $2,200
After 3 years or > $2,310
Graduate: Less than 1 year $2,410
After 1 year $2,740
After 2 years $3,050
After 3 years or > $3,260