Supporting Department or UnitPsychology & Neuroscience/Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Duke's Durham campus
Area(s) of interestHealth
Opportunity typeIndependent research
Weekly commitmentFull-time (30+ hours)
Part-time (<30 hours)
The program lasts 8 weeks & enables rising Jr. & Sr. neuroscience majors the opportunity to work 1-on-1 w/their mentor in their lab. It's primarily meant to serve as a spring board for those neuroscience students who want to do Graduation with Distinction in their senior year.
Part-time students receive a $1750 stipend while full-time students receive $3500.
Year in schoolRising junior
Students must have taken at least the neuroscience Gateway course. It's preferable as well that they have 1 neuroscience research independent study completed, but we will work with students should they plan on enrolling in the 1st independent study in upcoming fall semester.