The Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., typically employs several statistics and bioinformatics interns during the summer for a minimum 10-week period.
Two or three positions are reserved for undergraduate students, with another two or three positions reserved for graduate students. Longer term internships of six to nine months are also offered based on the division's needs and funding.
Acceptance into the Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Internship is highly competitive. An individual applicant will be offered a position based on his or her qualifications, the division's needs and funding, and the number of applicants.
The Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Internship provides training to undergraduate students new to the program. This orientation is designed to acclimate interns to the Rochester community and Mayo Clinic. Training includes an introduction to the division's computing environment and statistical packages, including SAS and R. Upon completion of training, you will work closely with a mentor under the direction of a lead statistician or bioinformatician.
The internship not only offers an educational work experience but also provides an opportunity to live, socialize and have fun with other interns from throughout the world.
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The minimum starting salary during the program is $16.60 an hour and is based on education level and experience. Benefits include:
While you have the choice of making your own housing arrangements, Mayo Clinic provides information on temporary housing options in Rochester.
You will need to make your own arrangements for traveling to and from work. Options include:
Learn about travel, lodging and parking options, and find maps and directions, in Traveling to Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.