Summer Science Internship 2017 Application
The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve (12) outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
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2017 Summer Science Internship Application 

Biographical & Academic Information
First Name:*
Middle Initial:
Last Name:*
Address Line 1:*
Address Line 2:
ZIP/Postal Code:*
Alternate Phone:
Birth Date:*(mm/dd/yyyy)
I am currently enrolled in:*
School Address:*
Age:* years old
Year of Graduation:*
Are you or will you be part of the first generation in your family to attend college?:
What is your overall GPA?:*
High School Students only: What is your combined PSAT, SAT or ACT Score?:*
Are you or any member of your immediate family living with arthritis?:
This program does not provide housing or transportation. At which location(s) can you arrange housing & transportation?:*
All Applicants Must Be At Least 17 By June 1, 2016:*

Lab Assignment Preference & Short Answers

Section 1:
The Stanford University Internship offers experience in basic laboratory research only. The UCSF Internship offers experiences in both basic laboratory research and clinical research. Please rank your preferences below. Use 1, 2 or 3 to designate your preferred choices, leave a choice blank if you do not wish to be considered, use the same number to indicate choices that are equally desirable. While every effort will be made to accommodate applicant preferences, all internship assignments are final.

Section 2:
Please answer the four questions in the space provided below. Each question should be no more than 150 words. Despite appearances, there will be ample space for your essays. You are welcome to draft your answers in your preferred writing program and past them into the space below.

Question 1: The Arthritis Foundation Summer Science Internship Program is committed to increasing diversity in the fields of rheumatology and immunology. Please describe how your inclusion in the program would increase diversity.

Question 2: Please describe why this experience in basic or clinical research would be meaningful for you and how it will relate to your long term career goals.

Question 3: Please list your most important extracurricular or community activities, hobbies, and interests. What skills have you developed through these activities and interests that will assist you in this internship?

Question 4: What is the most important thing you would contribute to this program?

Basic Laboratory Research (bench):*
Clinical Translational Research (patient oriented):*
Clinical Epidemiology Research (patient oriented):*
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Question 2:*
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Question 4:*
After you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for submitting your supplemental materials including: transcripts, letters of reference and standardize test scores. Please note that you will not be considered for the Summer Science Internship Program unless we receive your application and all supplemental materials by February 25, 2017.

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