Education

IBBR offers a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment for postdoctoral and graduate training, as well as undergraduate and high school research internships. Research at IBBR is carried out under the direction of IBBR Fellows .

Postdoctoral Training at IBBR

Postdoctoral researchers are key to the scientific activities at IBBR. Typically, postdoctoral positions are supported by research grants or by individual postdoctoral fellowships. Individuals interested in pursuing postdoctoral studies at IBBR should contact IBBR Fellows directly about opportunities in their laboratories.

Opportunities to pursue postdoctoral research in IBBR research groups are also available through the National Research Council’s  Research Associateship Program (RAP) . Prospective applicants should consult the RAP website for eligibility criteria and application procedures.

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The IBBR Postdoc program

IBBR's offers an opportunity for postdocs to gain experience with world class instrumentation on collaborative projects between IBBR partners. The IBBR model of seeing real world projects alongside IBBR researchers, doing their own projects with their home institutions, and teaching students and interns, provides a pragmatic way to accelerate their careers.

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Graduate Training at IBBR

IBBR Fellows are affiliated with the departmental graduate programs and interdisciplinary training programs listed below. For information about the admission process, courses of study, and degree requirements, prospective students should review the individual program websites and consult University of Maryland, College Park Graduate School  and University of Maryland, Baltimore Graduate School .

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Undergraduate and High School Research Internships

UMCP Biological Science Program at USG

This two-year transfer program enables students wishing to earn a B.S. in Biology to streamline their transfer from a community college or other four-year institution to UMCP, while taking advantage of the convenient location of the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) campus.

Learn more about the Biological Sciences Program

Apply to USG BiSci Internship

NIST SURF Internships

IBBR hosts students in the NIST NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (Material Measurement Laboratory/NIST Center for Neutron Research).


IBBR High School Internships with MCPS

IBBR’s 2023 Summer High School Internship program will begin taking applications in February 2023.

IBBR offers high school internships for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students.

Learn more about the IBBR HS Intership Program
2018 Summer Intern photo
2018 Poster Session - High School Summer Internship Program