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Thank you for your interest in the KEYS Research Internship

Online application for the
2023 KEYS Internship is closed.

In addition to our in-person internships, virtual internships are available for a limited number of highly motivated students with interests or skills in computational biology and bioinformatics.


Online Application

Online Application Form

The application is completed online. Once you create an account through your email you can save your progress and return to the application at any time.


Unofficial transcript

Unofficial Transcript

You or your school counselor can email your unofficial transcript directly to us at Please do not mail or physically drop off your transcript.



Two Online Professional Recommendations

One of your recommendations MUST be from a science teacher. Your other recommendation may be from another teacher or someone who knows you professionally. Your recommenders will be completing an online form only. We do not accept additional letters of recommendation.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 11:59 pm
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Applicant and Parent/Guardian Agreements

You and your parents/legal guardians must sign and upload both agreement forms before submitting your application. The forms can be found in the application. Please download the blank forms, fill them out, and include signatures. Once completed, upload the forms to the application.

The 2023 KEYS application is closed. 

If you have questions about the online application process please contact us at


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