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December 4, 2019

Harborview INSIGHT Summer Research Program

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s (HIPRC) INSIGHT Research Program for graduate and undergraduate students is an intensive, eight-week summer internship for undergraduate students, graduate students and first-year medical students. INSIGHT provides paid research experience and mentorship for students who are interested in injury research. Participants are matched to research projects and partnered with health sciences faculty from across the University of Washington and work alongside peers and health professionals from an array of disciplines. Past research areas include elucidating the risk factors and causes of injuries, injury prevention strategies, acute and chronic care of injured patients, outcomes from trauma, and interventions to return the injured individual to their full potential.


  • Applicants must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident and are eligible to work in the U.S or hold a valid student visa or have DACA status.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is preferred.
  • The INSIGHT Summer Research Program accepts students as follows:
    • Current undergraduates are eligible.  Preference is given to students who will graduate in Spring 2020, or who will be juniors and seniors in Fall 2020.
    • Current graduate students or students entering a graduate program in Fall 2020 are given preference.
    • Current 1st year Medical students, or students entering medical school in Fall 2020 are given preference.
  • Must be able to commit to all eight weeks of the program on a full-time schedule.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.