Internship Program

Are you a student or recent graduate eager to dive into the world of research? Look no further! The goal of the Summer Internship Program at DDI is to provide you with the skills and experience needed for a successful career in biomedical and/or clinical research.  

To apply to the program, scan the QR Code below or click HERE.

Summer Internship Program Application

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At DDI, a plethora of diabetes research projects and initiatives await exploration, ranging from type 1 and 2 diabetes and their complications, such as childhood and adolescent obesity, and more. As an intern, you will receive supervision tailored to your assigned project, whilst gaining insight into our research endeavors and activities.  

In addition to varying duties based on your department and sector, as a summer intern at DDI, you will gain exposure to the following:

  • Knowledge Transfer: Attending seminars, lectures, and journal club meetings.
  • Hands-On Experience: Learning core research principles and practicing them.
  • Writing Skills: Learning how to decipher and write a research article.
  • Science Communication: Understanding how to create an impact with your science.  

Other Transferable Skills: Using teamwork, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, adaptability, and creativity in your day-to-day activities.

Session Timelines & Application Deadlines

The Summer Internship Program 2024 will be conducted from June 9 to August 8, 2024.

InternshipTimelineApplications OpenApplication Deadline
SummerJune 9 – August 8February 1April 30

Working hours

The working hours are 7:30 am to 3:00 pm from Sunday to Thursday.

Eligibility Criteria

All applications must:

  1. Be a resident of Kuwait with a valid Civil ID.
  2. Be a student or recent graduate (< 6 months since graduation).
  3. Provide an updated résumé.

How to apply

All interested applicants must complete the online Internship Application Form and upload all required documents prior to the deadline.

Please note: Failure to submit your résumé, academic transcript, and valid civil ID will result in automatic disqualification of your application. “Academic transcript” refers to undergraduate degree for graduate students and high school (or other) diploma for undergraduate students.

Internship specializations

Research Sector Medical Sector
1. Genetics & Bioinformatics1. Diagnostic & Imaging Center
2. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology2. Nutrition
3. Immunology & Microbiology3. Clinical Laboratory
4. Population Health4. Pharmacy
5. Bioenergetics5. Education & Training
6. Animal and Imaging Core Facility6. Podiatry
7. Special Services Facility7. Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating (DAFNE)
8. Clinical Care Research & Trials

After Applying

Your application will be reviewed by the committee, and the selected applicants will be notified via email. Please note that applications via email or in person will not be entertained or considered.

Please note: All accepted candidates must provide an HBV titer report prior to joining the Summer Internship Program.


You can direct your questions to:

Ms. Lubaina Koti

Internship Coordinator

Dasman Diabetes Institute


Phone: 22242999 Ext: 4461

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