Title:  Project Intern

Division:  Center for Medical Ethics and Health Pol
Schedule:  18 hours per week
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $17.00 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  14113


The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking candidates for the Clinical Ethics Summer Internship Program. This program is designed to provide candidates the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fast-paced field of clinical ethics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shadow clinical ethics consultants with two high-volume clinical ethics consultation services, participate in research and teaching opportunities, and gain exposure to one of the preeminent bioethics Centers in the country.


The Clinical Ethics Summer Internship Program will select up to 2 summer interns. The 8-week summer program will begin mid-May and end early July. This is an in-person, onsite opportunity in Houston, Texas. Eligible applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students with bioethics-related career goals. This is a paid opportunity that requires an average of 18 hours of work per week. The stipend does not cover other expenses such as housing or travel.


Applicants must provide:

  • Current resume or CV.
  • 1 personal statement (1-2 pages) that describes your goals and expectations for the Clinical Ethics Summer Internship Program.
  • 1 letter of recommendation and 1 additional references.

Job Duties

  • Completes 4 weeks of clinical ethics consultation shadowing with hospital partners in the Texas Medical Center.
  • Participates in key meetings with hospital partners including ethics committee meetings, case conferences, grand rounds, and other relevant meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate or graduate (Master or Doctorate) students in a related field.
  • Demonstrated interest in a career in bioethics or clinical ethics.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.