Jun 17, 2021

J Craig Venter Institute Internship Program

  • Crimson Education
  • Remote
Internship Competition


Pioneering Genomics to Positively Impact Life

The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) is a world leader in genomic research with 160 scientists and staff who are bold innovators fearlessly pursuing revolutionary ideas. With a long track-record of creativity and an interdisciplinary approach to genomics, JCVI is committed to accelerating foundational scientific research to drive advances in human health and environmental sustainability.


JCVI is advancing the science of genomics through bold innovations. Our mission is to understand more about the biological world, and to develop unique insights and answers about disease, health, and the environment for the benefit of all. 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

18 years or older


Highly selective

Application Process Includes


The J. Craig Venter Institute Internship Program is small and highly selective. To be eligible for an internship, applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. JCVI does not sponsor a work visa for students enrolled in an internship. If selected applicants must be able to produce valid documentation in full.

Additional eligibility requirements include:

  • All applicants must be 18 years or older upon start of the internship program and must reside in the United States.
  • Internships will begin on June 2, 2021 and run for approximately 10-15 weeks (length depends on the specific internship).
  • Applicants must have a 3.0/B average (as evidenced by a school transcript) and have proof of full time enrollment in school.
  • Full-time enrollment (students) or proof of employment for the upcoming school year (educators)
  • Applicants should have a strong interest in a science career or be majoring in science.
  • All applications must submit a 1,000 word statement of interest.

Some internship positions may entail additional eligibility requirements. Read each position description carefully to determine if it matches your qualifications.