Published: 11 October 2022

Health Education England (HEE) Integrated Clinical Academic Programme (ICAP) Internship

The School of Health Sciences at University of Surrey is delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from Health Education England (HEE) to run the Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) programme for 2022-23.

About the internship

The internship is designed to support non-medical clinicians (nurses and allied health professionals) Internships offer an introduction to research from research design and data management through to undertaking practical research in a clinical environment.

Internships are short duration awards for individuals with little or no research experience and provide a taught and academically supervised programme to allow the possibility for interns to develop and undertake preparation for research applications.

View ICA programme information

Funding details

Funding covers: 

  • Up to £2,000 funding for backfill
  • Supervision and support with leading researchers, research groups and eminent clinical academics
  • Introduction to research, support and coaching for research proposal
  • Education and links to assist fellowship applications.


You must be a registered professional belonging to one of the eligible professions listed on the HEE/NIHR ICA Programme Eligible Professions and Regulators page.

No previous research qualifications as are required.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted online.

Apply now

Contact us

Please direct any enquiries to Professor Elizabeth Barley (ICA Programme Lead) at

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