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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

2018 Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTA)

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Education Level Years of Experience Monthly Stipend
High School: Before Graduation $1,870
After Graduation $2,090
Undergraduate: After 1 year $2,190
After 2 years $2,290
After > 3 years $2,410
Graduate: Less than 1 year $2,520
After 1 year $2,860
After 2 years $3,180
After > 3 years $3,410
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