General Opportunities

Summer Research Internship Program

The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (IFH) Summer Research Internship Program is designed for undergraduate/graduate students interested in biomedical or social science research. This program is a 10– week internship opportunity for qualified students who would like to gain hands-on, guided and practical experience in a project related to the interdisciplinary areas of research at IFH while being introduced more holistically to research processes and possibilities. The primary goal of this summer internship program is to support junior scholars in a myriad of ways to further their research careers.

Learn about the 2023 interns:

Stay tuned for information on the 2024 program.

Howard Leventhal Scholarship for Trainees

As member of the National Academy of Sciences and Board of Governors Professor, Howard Leventhal’s forward-thinking research furthered health psychology research in the effects of cultural context on perception and management of chronic illnesses. A long history of supporting student development through his Mind-Body Center, this scholarship will provide promising doctoral students with the funds necessary to jump start their investigative careers.

Two doctoral candidates (PhD or equivalent) annually will be awarded a stipend of $4,000 for one fiscal year to support promising research.

Learn about the 2022-23 scholars: