The goal of the DDI Summer Internship Program is to provide students with a dynamic experiential internship in preparation for a career in Biomedical and Clinical research by developing core practice skills.

There are many diverse diabetes research projects and initiatives at the DDI covering topics such as and T1D, T2D, Gestational Diabetes, Diabetes complications, such as childhood and adolescent obesity and diabetes clinical trials. At DDI, interns will be supervised to work specifically on one of the approved on-going research projects but also could gain an overview of all the research activities and surveillance conducted at the Institute.

The specific duties of each DDI intern will vary depending on his/her placement within the research and medical units, but the following list provides an insight into the scope and breadth of the opportunities:

  • Attendance at seminars, Journal club meetings attended by DDI staff to develop a deeper understanding of the current research projects;
  • Identification and application of research principles and practices
  • Develop an understanding of diabetes and related complications and integrated prevention.

The DDI offers to accommodate students from Biological Sciences background each year as a full-time for the period of 2 months in Summer (June & July).

Internship Specializations

To learn further about the offered programs, download a copy of the Internship Handbook.

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