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Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) Program


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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
For nine weeks in the summer, the WVU Centers for Neuroscience will offer internships of research-intensive training for qualified undergraduate students. Our research opportunities incorporate molecular- to systems-level analyses of nervous system function. Projects are offered in sensory, cognitive, and behavioral neuroscience; in neural injury and neuro-degeneration; and in neuropsychiatric diseases. Interns are expected to devote their time to a well-defined research project under the supervision of a CN faculty member.

Interns will receive a $4,000 salary (before taxes) as well as housing in WVU on-campus dorms. Interns will have access to many of the University's facilities, including the new Health Sciences Library, free bus rides around campus and town, and unlimited use of the the modern, 177,000 sq. ft. Student Recreation Center.

An online application will be accepted from students currently enrolled at a U.S. college or university, who have completed their second or third year. Preference will be given to students considering research for their graduate careers, who have a strong background in biology, chemistry, engineering, neuroscience, physics, or psychology, with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. We took a ONE year hiatus in 2018 to restructure the program and will return in 2019!
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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West Virginia University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Chemistry
Microbiology
Neuroscience
Physics
Physiology
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Behavioral Neuroscience
Cognitive & Neural Systems
Cognitive Neuroscience
Neurobiology
Neurophysiology

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


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