Application Deadline: May 1st, 2023
Organization: Mount Sinai Department of Pathology & Neuroscience
Position Description: The Mount Sinai Neuropathology Brain Bank & Research CoRE (director: Dr. John Crary, MD-PhD) is seeking student research assistants. As a part of the program, research assistants will be trained to deploy approaches to diagnose and study brain diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Parkinson’s disease, COVID-19-related encephalopathy, etc.). Research assistants will also gain exposure to challenges associated with treatment modalities, diagnosis, and research design. Financially disadvantaged candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply as opportunities for scholarship funds are available. For more information, visit the web site:
- Assisting physicians and laboratory personnel in brain tissue dissection
- Assisting in histological processing of specimens
- Assisting in the day-to-day operations of the brain bank
- Interfacing with clinicians and research scientists
- Opportunity to contribute to an ongoing research project
- Strong academic potential
- Ideally a rising junior or senior college student working on a bachelor’s degree
- Some exposure to neuroscience, psychology, or related discipline strongly recommended (i.e., undergraduate major)
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Intent to matriculate into a Ph.D., M.D., or combined program
Time commitment: This is a full-time summer internship position, Monday – Friday, 9 – 5 pm and occasional weekend coverage (8 weeks minimum). The program will run from July through August, 2023.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.