Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 138-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a non-profit academic children's research hospital engaging in a wide variety of research projects. Summer interns are invaluable to completing these projects.

City/State

Chicago, IL

Internship #1 Description

Intern with Dr. Craig Finlayson, The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

The PICS intern will function as a research assistant primarily. There are multiple ongoing research projects, and the student's project can be selected based on his or her interests. The intern will also have the opportunity to shadow in clinic and the operating room and will gain exposure to all aspects of academic medicine.

Intern with Dr. Seth Goldstein, The Division of Pediatric General Surgery: the PICS intern will have an immersive research and clinical experience. In addition to clinical exposure to pediatric general surgery, the intern will work as a member of our research team. Interns will learn about the breadth of practice including congenital conditions, pediatric tumors, and trauma, and will tailor a research program accordingly. Authorship at a national meeting and inclusion in PubMed indexed work is likely for the successful student.

Internship #2 Description

Intern with Dr. Seth Goldstein, The Division of Pediatric General Surgery

Our division will host one intern in an immersive research and clinical experience. In addition to clinical exposure to pediatric general surgery, the intern will work as a member of our research team. Interns will learn about the breadth of practice including congenital conditions, pediatric tumors, and trauma, and will tailor a research program accordingly. Authorship at a national meeting and inclusion in PubMed indexed work is likely for the successful student.

# of weeks

Required Dates

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Housing 

Format

10 Flexible 8:00am  5:00pm Yes Yes Hybrid

Housing Information

Multiple opportunities for short-term rental or housing through Northwestern University.

Internship Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Fluency with Microsoft excel and basic office software

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic statistics helpful but not required

Writing Sample

None

Special Requirements

  • Vaccinations