BCI INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
BCI provides paid internships for Johns Hopkins Ph.D. students and Postdoctoral Fellows at 12+ host sites in 5 career categories. A full list of our 2023 internship offerings can be found in the BCI Internship Opportunities Excel document, as well as below. Applicants from Johns Hopkins' School of Public Health, Whiting School of Engineering, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and School of Medicine are encouraged to apply.
BCI's annual application period is currently open with an application deadline of JANUARY 18th 2023. Interviews begin in February 2023, with flexible start dates throughout 2023.
How do I apply?
Follow these 3 easy steps!
- Step 1: Choose the internship(s) that interest you most out of this BCI Internship Opportunities Document (these opportunities are also listed below).
- Step 2: Meet with Dr. Braun to develop your resume and cover letter. Complete an Intent to Apply form. Email the Intent to Apply form to Dr. Amy Braun at email@example.com prior to submitting your cover letter and resume on Handshake.
- Step 3: Upload your cover letter and resume to Handshake using the links in the BCI Internship Opportunities Document (these links are also provided below). Submit your application on Handshake by January 18th, 2023. Please connect with Dr. Amy Braun via email at firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting your application.
If you are applying for multiple internships, you will need a separate cover letter and tailored resume for each opportunity to which you are applying.
Download BCI Interships Opportunities spreadsheet here.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2023
Check out BCI's internship offerings for 2023 below! Unless stated otherwise, all internships are full-time and 3-months in duration. All internships are paid, either matching what you currently receive for your JHU stipend and benefits or paying you directly through an hourly rate at or above what you currently receive for your stipend and benefits. Companies offering part-time internships, visa sponsorship, or opportunities specific to postdoctoral fellows are indicated in the BCI Internship Opportunities Document and below.
To apply, first email Dr. Braun your completed Intent to Apply form. Next, follow the Handshake internship description link in the BCI Internship Opportunities Document under Column E titled “Handshake Link – Apply to Internship Here” (Handshake links are also provided below). Upload your cover letter and resume on Handshake, then click “Submit”
BIOTECH & PHARMA | RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
See the full internship description & Apply Here: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7197599
Who is Eligible: PhD candidate in immunology, biology, or related discipline
See the full internship description & Apply Here: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7183068
Who is Eligible: Biomedical science or engineering PhD students
See the full internship descriptions & Apply Here:
- Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Internship - https://app.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7185517
- Antibody Pharmacology Internship - https://app.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7185526
Who is Eligible: Ph.D/Pharm.D. candidates in engineering (biomedical, chemical, electrical, and mechanical), applied math, pharmaceutical sciences, or systems biology related fields preferred
Location: Wilmington Delaware; financial support available for travel and lodging during internship
See the full internship description: Contact Dr. Amy Braun at email@example.com for details
Who is Eligible: Biomedical/bioengineering PhD students, legally authorized to work in the U.S.
THE BUSINESS SIDE OF SCIENCE
See the full internship description & Apply Here: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7197542
Who is Eligible: PhD Candidates w/ background in STEM, Public Health (science-focused), or Engineering
See the full internship description & Apply Here: Life Sciences Research Analyst Internship: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7183123
Who is Eligible: Biomedical PhD Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and International Trainees. First preference given candidates with business background, MBA training, or relevant experience.
Coalition for Aligning Science
See the full internship description & Apply Here: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7197467
Who is Eligible: Biomedical PhD candidates & Public Health PhD candidates with strong science backgrounds
SCIENCE POLICY, COMMUNICATION, AND ADMINISTRATION
Ripple Effect (Strategic Partnerships and Policy)
See the full internship description & Apply Here: Strategic Partnerships Intern - https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7179708
Who is eligible: PhD students (Public Health, Biomedical)
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
See the full internship description & Apply Here: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7183152
Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical)
Ripple Effect (Research and Evaluations Consulting Internship)
See the full internship description & Apply Here: Research and Evaluation Intern - https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/jobs/7179717
Who is eligible: PhD students (Public Health, Biomedical)
See the full internship description & Apply Here: https://bit.ly/3fvpS7C
Who is Eligible: PhD students with a demonstrated interested in Life Sciences Consulting. Backgrounds in Science, Biomedical Engineering, or Healthcare Policy and Planning welcome.
Not seeing an opportunity that aligns with your interests?
- Data & Computational Science
- Science Policy
- Science for Business (Consulting, Venture Capital, FinTech, etc.)
- Science Writing
- Patent Law
- Biotech & Pharma / Research & Development
Need help creating your application materials? Check out the BCI Resume Workshop on Wed. November 30th from 12-1pm!
Join Dr. Amy Braun (Director of the Biomedical Careers Initiative) to learn about the BCI internship program, as well as how to create a tailored resume that makes your internship application stand out!
Register for the BCI Resume Workshop here: https://jhu.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/1161834
Want to speak directly with BCI internship hiring managers about opportunities and hear testimonials from former JHU interns?
Register to attend the virtual BCI Host Site and Alumni Networking Session taking place virtually on Dec. 14th from 12-1pm ET! This interactive session will feature several BCI hiring managers seeking out interns for 2023. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, as well as connect directly with BCI alumni who completed internships at companies currently offering internships.
Register for BCI Networking Session here: BCI Host Site and Alumni Networking Event
Join our PHD Internship Listserv!
Want internship opportunities for PhD students delivered right to your inbox? Join the PhD-Internships listserv! We’ll send new internship announcements as they come in to anyone registered to this listserv.
How do I sign up? It’s easy! Click the following mail-to URL & send the auto-populated email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=sub%20phd-internships