Applications are now being accepted for the summer of 2024.

The Digestive Disease Summer Research Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children provides an excellent opportunity for science, math, engineering and medical students to acquire experience and build their skills in biomedical research.


To be eligible for this NIH-funded opportunity, you must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The program is intended for medical students and undergraduates in science, math, engineering and pre-medical programs.


To apply, you will need a resume, cover letter, and a letter of recommendation. Your cover letter should explain why you would like to join MGfC for a summer research internship and your main areas of scientific interest

Send your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file, cover letter first, to Bryan Hurley, PhD at The title of your PDF file should be your last name, then your first name.

Ask the person recommending you to send the letter directly to Bryan Hurley at

The application deadline is March 15 of each year. Only complete applications will be considered.

MGfC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to establishing a diverse workforce. Individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical community are particularly encouraged to apply.