TRAINEE AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Pennington Biomedical Research Center offers a Non-Employee Trainee (NET) program for college undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students, in order to facilitate opportunities for interested persons to learn about PBRC research and methods first-hand.

Non-Employee Trainee (NET) opportunities vary by semester. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply at least one semester in ADVANCE of the requested training semester. NET applicants must reach the age of 18 by the date they commence participation in the NET program and must have a grade point average and interest level that is acceptable to the proposed mentor.

NET Opportunities are open to any and all persons legally present in the United States who are legally eligible to participate in the trainee program and who meet trainee program criteria as set forth by participating labs and mentors in the program.

Non-Employee Trainee or Intern
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Description: If you are interested in a non-employee trainee or internship opportunity with Pennington Biomedical Research Center, but do not see a current opportunity listing that meets your interests, please apply to this posting. The Non-Employee Trainee Program is to provide current college undergrad, graduate, postgraduate or premedical students with a trainee experience to learn about Pennington’s research and methods first-hand.
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Preferred Majors: Chemistry, Biology, Pre-Med, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Health Promotion, Engineering or related majors.
Areas of Interest:
Course Credit:
Paid Position: No
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Inactivity Physiology Lab Intern/Trainee
Lab/Department: Inactivity Physiology
Description: The Department of Inactivity Physiology at Pennington Biomedical Research Center is offering a non-paid intern opportunity available to an undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate student with an interest in physical activity/inactivity, clinical research data management with potential for more in depth participation in conducting directed research.
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Preferred Majors: Kinesiology, Biological Sciences, Pre-Med, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Health Promotion, Engineering or related majors.
Areas of Interest: Exercise Physiology, Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Data Management, Engineering.
Course Credit: Yes
Paid Position: No
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Research Kitchen Trainee
Lab/Department: Research Kitchen Core
Description: The Research Kitchen at Pennington Biomedical Research Center is offering a non-paid trainee experience for dietetic certification rotation and/or internship.
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Preferred Majors: Nutrition, Food Science
Areas of Interest: Nutrition Research, Food Service
Course Credit: Yes
Paid Position: No
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Preventive Medicine Lifestyle Intervention Intern/Trainee - FALL 2014
Lab/Department: Preventive Medicine Laboratory
Description: The department of Preventive Medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center is offering a non-paid trainee opportunity available to an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate college student with an interest in lifestyle interventions.
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Preferred Majors: Kinesiology, Biological Sciences, Nutrition, Pre-Med, Health Promotion or related majors
Areas of Interest: Exercise Physiology, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Pre-Med
Course Credit: Yes
Paid Position: No
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Preventive Medicine Clinical Assessment Intern/Trainee - FALL 2014
Lab/Department: Preventive Medicine Laboratory
Description: The Department of Preventive Medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center is offering a non-paid trainee opportunity available to an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate college student with an interest in clinical assessment experience.
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Preferred Majors: Kinesiology, Biological Sciences, Nutrition, Pre-Med, Health Promotion or related majors
Areas of Interest: Exercise Physiology, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Pre-Med
Course Credit: Yes
Paid Position: No
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Preventive Medicine Data Management Intern/Trainee - Ongoing
Lab/Department: Preventive Medicine Laboratory
Description: The Department of Preventive Medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center is offering a non-paid trainee opportunity available to an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate college student with an interest in data management and analysis.
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Preferred Majors: Computer Science, ISDS, Health promotion, data management, biostatistics, computer programming, public administration, pre-med or related majors
Areas of Interest: Data management, statistics, web/program development
Course Credit: Yes
Paid Position: No
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LSU/PBRC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER