Academic Year Intern/Volunteer

For an intern/ volunteer to have a productive and worthwhile experience, they are generally expected to spend a minimum 16-24 hours a week in the laboratory or clinic. Preference will be given to interns/volunteers who can devote full-time hours.

Interns/volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and experience:

  • Basic Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Translational Research
  • Epidemiological Community Based Research
  • Computational Bioinformatics and Statistical Modeling
  • Research Design
  • Research Administration
  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs
  • Grant Writing and Research Funding


Interns/volunteers are admitted on an as needed ongoing basis. Students interested in pursuing an academic year internship must fill out an application, provide a CV/resume as well as a personal statement and a faculty letter of recommendation. The faculty recommender should be able to assess your personal initiative, motivation and suitability for the internship. The faculty recommendation must be written on professional letterhead and sent to the address below. Applications will be rejected unless all requirements are completed and submitted.

Letters of recommendation must be sent directly from faculty to: 

Banner Research
Internship Program
10515 W. Santa Fe Drive
Sun City, AZ 85351

If a suitable opening at Banner Research is available, we will contact the student directly for an interview.

Click here to fill out an application for the program.

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