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• Starts Jul 14

Summer Internship - Camp Zon Virtual Summer Research Experience

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must be a Massachusetts high school student 16+ years old. No experience needed. Must attend in-person onboarding meeting.
  • You'll become a scientist in the Zon lab, conducting research on anemia using zebrafish. Design experiments, analyze data, and present your findings to the team and your audience. Witness live experiments and learn from the experts at Boston Children's Hospital.

Summer Internship



  • Camp Zon is a two-week high school virtual research experience that will take place July 15-26, 2024. The working hours will generally be 12-4PM or 1-5PM each afternoon with one morning session of 10AM-12PM. Students will learn about blood development and cancer biology, gain critical thinking and presentation skills, and interact with top researchers at a world-class facility. As part of the camp, you will attend lectures from world-class scientists on topics ranging from basic biology to clinical translation of research. You will learn to critically read and understand scientific literature, as well as learn the basics of coding to graph your data. Finally, Dr. Len Zon and the scientists in the lab will give career advice in a mentoring session and career panel Q&A.


  • Any high school student 16 years of age and older residing in Massachusetts. There are no prerequisites or research experience required. Must be 16 years of age by June 1st, 2024. Mandatory in-person onboarding meeting.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Become a scientist in the Zon lab and learn all about research using zebrafish.
  • Be part of a team designing a research project to study anemia using zebrafish as a model organism.
  • Generate a hypothesis, design experiments, and analyze the data.
  • Witness the zebrafish experiments you design being performed live in the lab.
  • Present your project to all lab member, your family and friends!


Work type

Part time

Work mode


Start date

Jul 14, 2024