Research Internship & Fellowship Programs

The Health Quest Division of Clinical Research Internship Program is a well-defined, structured program for college and graduate students to participate in clinical research. The program is a great way for students to test their inclinations toward careers in clinical research, medicine, and public health.

Students will assist with clinical research projects assigned by the Project Investigator and/or Coordinator in a variety of ways, including data collection, entry, and analysis, publications; and compiling and submitting essential documents in accordance with institutional guidelines. Students may also attend tumor boards, journal clubs as well as research related conferences and meetings.


  • Excellent opportunity for premed students who wish to learn about clinical research
  • Training and supervision provided
  • Duration: Minimum 12-16 weeks
  • Times for Internship: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (20 hour min)
  • Times for Fellowship: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (Full Time)
  • Maximum Students per Block/Period: 5
  • Method of Evaluation: Monthly evaluation to be done by the Project Investigator or Clinical Research Manager.

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Application deadline is April 1, 2020.

For additional information, please contact:

Carissa Sharp
Clinical Operations Coordinator
Division of Clinical Research
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
28 Reade Place, 1st Floor
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601