Other Opportunities

Undergraduate Brain Camp

This workshop is sponsored by a grant/collaboration between UNL, the University of Delaware, and the University of Nevada, Reno, which means it is FREE for US citizens and permanent residents who get accepted. All current undergrads (not just at these three institutions) are welcome to apply. Students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

University of Delaware Undergraduate Workshop in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Are you interested in learning more about cognitive and brain sciences?  If so, the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware is holding its 1st Annual Summer Workshop in Cognitive and Brain Sciences.  This program, from June 5th-16th, 2017, is an intensive workshop for undergraduates who are interested in cognitive research.  Participants will receive immersive training in cognitive and brain sciences, including both formal coursework, interactive teaching, and hands-on experience with functional neuroimaging, non-invasive brain stimulation, cognitive neuropsychological research, and more.

Thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation, participant expenses involving travel, tuition, room and board will be covered for the entire two-week program.  Furthermore, selected workshop attendees will have the opportunity to engage in cognitive neuroscience research over the entire summer at the University of Delaware.  Those students will be provided with a stipend, in addition to workshop expenses.

We encourage all undergraduates with a strong interest in the cognitive and brain sciences to apply.   We also encourage students from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Applications are due March 1st.  For more information, please go to https:/www.psych.udel.edu/brainworkshop.  If you have any questions, please contact the workshop organizers (Drs. Jared Medina & Anna Papafragou) at brainworkshop@psych.udel.edu.


Undergraduate Summer Workshop in the Interdisciplinary Study of Mind and Brain at the University of Pennsylvania

We are now accepting applications for our Undergraduate Summer Workshop in the Interdisciplinary Study of Mind and Brain Sciences, scheduled June 4-17, 2017. This year’s topics are (1) Social and Decision Sciences and (2) Computational Neuroscience. Participants will attend lectures from distinguished researchers these fields, participate in labs and lab tours involving some of the latest technologies and research methods, and attend panel discussions on the future of interdisciplinary mind and brain studies as well as career and professional development in these fields.

Students with a strong interest in social and decision sciences and/or computational neuroscience are encouraged to apply. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented groups to apply. Summer Workshop participants will receive free room and board on campus, plus a travel stipend.

Applications are due March 15th. For more information, please see our website: http://web.sas.upenn.edu/cogsci/summer/.

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Marcus at: IMBsummerworkshop@sas.upenn.edu.