Freshman are NOT eligible to apply. All full-time sophomores, juniors, and seniors graduating in the Spring are eligible provided that they:
Are currently enrolled full-time in a 4 year accredited college or university at the time of application
Have a minimum 3.3 overall GPA
Are interested in research related to child health and wellness
Are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents
CRISSP is committed to diversity and encourages applications from students of all backgrounds; particularly those from underrepresented minority groups, disadvantaged backgrounds, and/or with disabilities.
CRISSP interns must participate in the entire 10-week program, attend all mandatory events, and abide by all guidelines of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and CRISSP. CRISSP interns will be required to sign an agreement adhering to all Terms & Conditions of the program.
The average GPA of past CRISSP interns is 3.8. Students with the highest acceptance rate were sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing advanced degrees and were self-directed and highly motivated.