Summer Clinical Internship Program

The Office of Admissions at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School invites you to apply for the Summer Clinical Internship Program for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students interested in careers in medicine.

Program Description

Participants will have the opportunity to shadow clinical faculty members at the medical facilities in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Distinguished faculty from a variety of specialties will host students. Students will be paired with faculty in specialties representing students’ interests. The program runs 5 days a week for 6 weeks. Students are encouraged to keep the hours of the clinicians in order to get a real sense of the specialty, the issues in patient care and the practice of medicine. A lunchtime seminar series will complement the clinical experiences. Students will also take part in a pedagogic exercise at the end of the program. Students will make brief presentations to their peers on topics selected and researched with the guidance of the faculty preceptors.

In previous summers, students have shadowed physicians in the following specialties:


Community Medicine; Dermatology; Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Hematologic Malignancies-Leukemia-Lymphona; Nephrology & Hypertension; OB/GYN; Pediatric Medicine;Psychiatric Medicine;Pulmonary Medicine;Rheumatology; Surgery with sub-specialties; Urology


DATES: June 6, 2017 - July 14, 2017


REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be at least a rising junior undergraduate or postbaccalaureate student.

After completing the online application, please have a COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT and TWO ACADEMIC LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION sent to:

Office of Admissions, c/o Summer Clinical Internship Program Coordinator, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, TC 118, 675 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854.


DEADLINE for completion of your application is April 15. Due to the number of applicants, we will notify you only if you are accepted into the program. There is no application fee.


Housing is NOT provided. Transportation and lodging will be the participant's responsibility. There is a train station several blocks from the campus. There is a $1,000.00 fee to participate in this program. Students will be required to submit a criminal background check as well as the required health forms.

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