Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) has extended the deadline for applications to its Biomedical Research Training Program for Nationals.

The programme was launched in 2011 to help achieve Qatar National Vision 2030 by developing a knowledge-based economy. So far, 24 Qatari nationals have graduated from the scheme.

The research training programme is an opportunity for recent graduates to gain invaluable experience in world-class research laboratories. Although the programme is aimed at recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career as a bench or clinical researcher, or research administrator, applications will be welcomed from nationals with a variety of degrees, for example computer science, business management or communication.

The training programme, which recommences in January, is a full-time, six-month employment commitment with trainees receiving a graduation certificate upon completion.

The trainees are paid a stipend as part of a comprehensive compensation package. The programme is fully funded by WCM-Q, and is organised in partnership with the Qatar Science Leadership Program at Qatar Foundation.

Interested applicants have until 10 November to contact the research training team at [email protected]du. Applicants can also visit the training programme webpage.