The Pediatrics Internship Program at Stanford is a 6-week internship focused on learning about science, medicine, and research careers that is open to high school rising juniors and seniors who live in Northern California. Our goal is to show students the exciting world of science, research, and medicine!

Summer 2024 Admissions: Applications have closed for summer 2024.

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PIPS 2024 Application is Closed

Admissions decisions have been finalized. Thank you to all our applicants for applying to the Pediatrics Internship Program at Stanford. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Application Closed

The application for the PIPS program for summer 2024 is closed.

Deadline to apply: Monday, February 26, 2024 (11:59pm PST).

Program Description

The Pediatrics Internship Program at Stanford (PIPS) is a 6-week program in which high school students from diverse backgrounds learn about science, medicine, and research with Stanford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students, and researchers by completing a research project. The goals of PIPS are to:

  • Promote student interest in the biological sciences and medicine

  • Teach students how scientific research is performed and allow them to conduct research research projects

  • Increase the diversity of students pursuing careers in medicine and the sciences

Visit the PIPS Program Experience webpage to learn more about the PIPS program and summer experience. 

Program Details

Program dates: June 17, 2024 to July 26, 2024.

Weekly Time Commitment: 30 hours per week

For summer 2024, the program will be offered in-person, with the option of some remote work, pending Stanford University approval. 

Program Cost: There is no cost for students to participate in this program. Admitted students who can demonstrate financial need are eligible for a $3,000 stipend for participating in this program. More details on the documentation needed are outlined in the application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Stanford's Land Acknowledgment

Stanford sits on the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. This land is of great importance to the Ohlone people, and has been since time immemorial. Consistent with our values of community and diversity, we have a responsibility to acknowledge, honor and make visible the university’s relationship to Native peoples.

This acknowledgment has been developed in collaboration with the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe.

A video of Native students Jade Araujo, ’24, and Ryan Duncan, ’24, delivering Stanford’s land acknowledgment can be downloaded and used by members of the Stanford community.