High School Student

This research assistant program is available for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Please fill out this form in its entirety and attach all additional pertinent documentation (i.e.Transcript, letters of recommendation, personal statement). All applications and additional/supplementary documents should be in word or pdf format.

Pay Application Fee Here

A $35.00 Application Fee should be paid at the time of applying and must be paid within 3 days of applying.

RRIPG will check to see if you paid by matching emails between the payment and the application.

    Personal Information


    Office AdministrationEvent PlanningSoftware Engineering/Website DevelopmentComputer Science/Database ManagementEducationHealth/NutritionMarketingWritingVideo editing/ProductionFundraising

    MS WordMS ExcelMS Power PointMS PublisherMS AccessVBA ProgrammingAdobe PhotoshopAdobe AcrobatEndnoteQuarkXPressSTATARPython


    Please provide two professional references. Do not list friends or relatives.

    Supplemental Material

    Please submit the following materials as part of your application package

    Personal Statement: Please write a short proposal in the form of a cover letter stating: (Limit to 2,500 characters)

    1. Why you are interested in an internship at the RRIPG and what sports/medicine issues are of greatest interest to you.
    2. Projects and activities that interest you (consult list of needs above)
    3. How an internship with the RRIPG would relate to your academic and career goals.
    4. A brief description of what you have to offer – special skills, interests, education or training.

    Resume: Attach a resume in which you list relevant coursework, employment history, and other relevant experience. (no more than 2 pages in Microsoft Word)

    Writing Sample: Please provide a recent 3-­5 page writing sample. (recent school work acceptable, in Microsoft Word)

    Letter of Recommendation: Provide one letter of recommendation from a current or former professor or employer. Indicate in this application if the letter is included or will be sent separately. You may wish to contact RRIPG via email regarding internship openings before proceeding to this step.

    Personal Statement*


    Writing Sample*

    Letter of Recommendation*

    Executive Director

    Dr. Victor Lopez Jr., Rugby Research and Injury Prevention Group

    118-17 Union Turnpike

    Suite 3B

    New York, NY, 11375

    The RRIPG Thanks You for your Application