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Program overview

Program length: 1 semester (3-4 months)
Class size: 3-5 students
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

This program gives students the hands-on biostatistical experience they need in a health care setting. It provides an opportunity to complete a paid biostatistical internship as part of their required education.


During the semester, students will assist with a departmental opportunity. These opportunities prepare students to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team in a health care setting. Projects vary by semester depending on faculty availability.


Typical business days are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Internship schedules depend on the specific project requirements and principal investigator availability.

Currently, there are no available weekend or evening internship opportunities.

Application process

Summer 2021 Biostatistics and Data Science Internship application timeline

Apply between: Feb. 22-March 8, 2021
Program dates: May 24-Aug. 13, 2021


To apply for this program, students must be enrolled in an Applied and Computational Mathematics, Statistical Data Science, Computational Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Statistics graduate program at Florida State University.

How to apply

Based on the application timeline and the continual review of applications, decisions regarding admissions status may be made at any point during the application process.

Typically, you can expect a decision within two weeks after the close date for application submission.

Application instructions

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the Application for Admission
    • Select - Office of Non-Clinical Education Programs
    • Select - Biostatistics and Data Science Internship
  2. Complete each section of the application and submit
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
    • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section
    • Complete the Recommendation Request section

Additional required items

  • CV/resume.

Interview process

Based on application quality, selected students will be asked to participate in a 10-15 minute phone or Zoom interview.

The phone/Zoom interview serves as a screening interview and also helps program administration match students with project mentors.

Application review and acceptance

Program leadership reviews applications upon submission and will schedule interviews for students. The education coordinator will contact you with interview details.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Office of Non-Clinical Education Programs in Florida will work directly with accepted students to obtain proper paperwork, including a background check, drug screen, required immunizations, proof of active medical insurance, and enrollment verifications. Students also must sign a statement of confidentiality before beginning the experience.

Final acceptance and rejection notifications will be sent out to students by Friday, March 12, 2021, or sooner if possible.


The Biostatistics and Data Science Internship includes:

  • Hourly pay based on experience

You are responsible for your living accommodations and transportation.

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