Life at The Jackson Laboratory

Each day presents new tasks and opportunities for summer students: their agendas range between running experiments, presenting recent findings at their lab meeting, and attending short courses and seminars on current genetics research. Find out more about day-to-day experiences in the Summer Student Program.

Photo Tour

See the state-of-the-art facilities that summer students use for research as well as the spaces they frequent in their leisure time.


Since 1951, Highseas has been the home to summer students. Learn about its amenities and household conduct.

Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

Read about the town and National Park that are homes to the Laboratory and its employees.