Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Gannon Lab Diabetes Research
Excellence Category: Healthcare
Description: The intern will work in a research lab setting learning how to make general lab stock solutions, perform experiments and analyze data. They will learn the daily workings of a biomedical research lab and what it is like to get a PhD and perform basic science research. The student should have an interest in a career in medicine, research or both. The student should be responsible and careful since they will be working in a laboratory environment. The student should be careful and meticulous, the student should be inquisitive and curious. The student should not mind having to repeat things multiple times (patience is a virtue!). The student will be expected to travel to Vanderbilt one or two afternoons a week for a minimum of 2 hours visit.
Attire: Casual and comfortable clothing, no shorts or open toe shoes
Schedule: This is for 2 Terms - Winter and Spring- You must be available both terms
Wednesdays and Fridays from 3-5pm
Maureen Gannon, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Development
2213 Garland Avenue MRBIV Room 7435, Nashville, TN 33232
Term for Internship
Both Winter and Spring
I understand that
I must provide consistent transportation to and from the internship which is located in Nashville.
I must communicate with my mentor if I will be unable to attend the internship.
I must attend a minimum of 20 hours and record those hours in x2Vol so that my mentor can approve them.
I must complete an evaluation/reflection upon completion of my internship.
I must commit to both winter and spring terms and may need to go more than once each week if my experiment demands it.
I must complete all of the paperwork for Vanderbilt Medical Center as soon as I am accepted. This will include having a TB test and possibly some vaccinations.
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