2/21 Gen-I NOW: Intern with the Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program!

Ya'at'eeh! (pronounced “yah-eh-teh”) - Hello in the Diné (Navajo) language!

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the SHARP 2018 Internship.

The Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program (SHARP) is a 12-week paid summer internship based in San Francisco, California. The program is designed to inspire students from underrepresented communities to pursue further studies and careers in public health-oriented clinical, socio-behavioral, and community-focused research. Students will gain hands-on experience, receive one-on-one mentoring, explore career options in scientific research and public health, participate in workshops and seminars, and learn how to conduct research responsibly. Travel stipends are available for out-of-state scholars.

Applications are due at 5 pm Pacific Standard Time on Friday, March 2, 2018 . Click here to apply!

Eligibility: Ideal candidates must be:

  • Interested in conducting research that addresses health disparities;
  • Legally eligible to work in the US; and
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, or have graduated in the last 2 years.
  • Native American/Alaska Native, African American, Latinos/Latinas, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Complete the online application and include the following:

  • Completed SHARP Statement of Interest (short essay);
  • Resume;
  • Transcripts from colleges/universities (unofficial accepted); and
  • Two Recommendations - one from a professor and one from an academic advisor or work supervisor.

Questions? Email info.sharp@sfdph.org.