Summer Research Internship

The Queen’s Medical Center
Office of Research & Development

Application deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Queen’s Summer Research Internship (SRI) program, which will run from June 5 to August 11, 2023. This program is offered by The Queen’s Medical Center, Office of Research & Development in collaboration with the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Native Hawaiian Health.

This competitive internship is intended for undergraduate college students who are interested in a career in medicine and research. Five (5) selected applicants will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn many of the necessary skills for conducting research.
  • Assist an investigator on a research project resulting in a final report and presentation at the end of the ten-week program.
  • Tour the UH medical school and various hospital facilities.
  • “Shadow” physicians and researchers.
  • Participate in cultural and community activities relevant to Native Hawaiian health.

The three primary focus areas of the SRI program are:

Didactics: Lectures and seminars on topics such as Introduction to Research, Study Design and Statistical Methods. 

Mentored Research Project: Participation on a research project under the guidance of a Queen’s Principal Investigator. Results of the study will be detailed in a final report and presented at a reception held at the conclusion of the program.  

Clinical Observation:Shadow physicians in the hospital and/or office clinics. Clinical units may include, but are not limited to: Internal Medicine, Surgery, OB/GYN, Gastroenterology, Intensive Care, and Cardiology.

*Queen’s reserves the right to make changes to the program without prior notice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic or other emergency situation.

For more information, email or call 808-691-4121.

Learn more about the Queen’s Office of Research and Development.

Equal Opportunity

With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about “EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement