Title:   2022 Summer Clinical Research Internships for Undergraduate Students
Location:  Lexington, MA
Employer:  Lurie Center for Autism, Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Session:  May 23, 2022 thru July 30, 2022
Application Deadline:  March 20, 2022

Internship Overview
The Summer Clinical Research Internship program at the Lurie Center for Autism gives undergraduate and medical students an opportunity for hands-on experience and training in autism spectrum disorder and clinical research. The summer internship includes a 10-week program of:

  • Experience in a variety of clinical and/or basic science research responsibilities that will be individualized through a match-making mentorship process. Examples of exposure/work areas: 
    • Clinical trial / research design mentorship
    • Patient recruitment
    • Biosample analysis / processing
    • Regulatory management
    • Data management and entry
    • Literature searches
    • Laboratory work (for basic scientists).
  • Regular seminars on autism spectrum disorder and the fundamentals of research.
  • Observation of clinical care.
  • Individual weekly faculty supervision.
  • Weekly group faculty mentoring sessions.
  • Daily supervision by clinical research staff.
  • Final presentation and/or participation in submission to an academic journal.


Application Information
The Lurie Center for Autism Summer Clinical Research Program is designed for undergraduates who are interested in clinical and/or research careers related to autism spectrum disorder. Typical undergraduate majors of applicants include psychology, biology and pre-med studies.

The MGH Lurie Center for Autism, is now accepting applications for the summer 2022 internship session.  
Email your curriculum vitae and a cover letter of interest to LurieCenter@partners.org. Please be sure to include the following information:

        • Full Name, preferred email, cell phone number, home address, citizenship 
        • School, major, expected graduation date, GPA
        • List of specific skills and past experience in research
        • Cover Letter describing interest areas and vision of experience

Invited Zoom Interviews will take place March 21 – April 15, 2022.  Acceptance notification will occur by April 15, 2022. If you have questions about our Internship, please email us at LurieCenter@partners.org.