General Questions

All first-year master’s students in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics are welcome to apply for the program.

A call for intern applications will be circulated to the current first-year students in the fall for start the following January, and in the spring for start the following May or June. Application instructions will be provided at that time.

BCTIP intern projects span many fields and vary from year to year. Well-qualified students will be identified during the interview period based on statistical knowledge and collaborative experience. It is not necessary to have a specific field of interest, but if hired, BCTIP will attempt to assign projects that align with a student’s interests

Many opportunities exist within Duke for students in quantitative fields. Other Duke internship opportunities can be found here: https://plus.datascience.duke.edu/internships-opportunities.

The BERD Methods Core has hired BCTIP interns into permanent staff roles. However, interns must go through BERD's application and interview process. Interns who are interested in applying for staff positions within Duke should discuss the options with the internship coordinators.