The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas), in Madrid, Spain, offers research training opportunities to students of all nationalities interested in pursuing a research career in the Biomedicine and Life Sciences.
Up to 10 summer training positions will be awarded during 2015 to undergraduate university students of biomedicine-related studies in any country.
Information about the CNIO and its Research Groups, Sections and Units can be found under the “Scientific Programmes” section on our website: http://www.cnio.es. Additional information can be found in the Scientific Report (http://www.cnio.es/ing/sr/index.asp ).
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: April 26, 2015
1- You must have passed at least 2/3 of the total credit points (courses or exams) required for a Life Sciences or Biomedicine-related undergraduate degree (in any country).
2- You must have an excellent academic track record with a Grade Point Average (GPA) above 0.75 (with your GPA as the numerator and the highest possible GPA as the denominator).
3- You must have a good knowledge of English.
4- You must be available from June 22 to August 14 (8 weeks) to attend the training programme. If you cannot be at the CNIO during this period, you will not be eligible for the programme.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION CRITERIA
Positions will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic records and motivation letter. In case of equal merits, students in their final year of studies will be given preference.
Selected applicants will be notified at least one month prior the beginning of the stay. Results will also be published on the web pagehttp://www.cnio.es/ing/cursos/practicasverano.asp