Overview

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The Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Internship in Rochester, Minnesota, provides a learning experience for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in participating in the analysis of ongoing research projects conducted at Mayo Clinic.

This annual summer program begins in late May or early June (depending on candidate availability) and lasts a minimum of eight weeks.

During the Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Internship, you have an opportunity to enhance your computer and statistical skills while working under the direction of a lead statistician or lead bioinformatician.

The Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics is part of the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic. The division has a staff of approximately 112 statistical programmer analysts (bachelor's degree statisticians), 70 statisticians (M.S. statisticians), 39 informatics specialists (M.S.- or Ph.D.-trained informatics specialists), and 48 Ph.D.s (Ph.D. statistics and Ph.D. informatics). The department also includes the Division of Epidemiology and the Division of Health Care Policy and Research.

These staff members collaborate with investigators from almost every medical specialty, with major commitments in such diverse areas as oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, orthopedics, gastroenterology, psychology and epidemiology.