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2022 The Mind Research Network Internship Program Announcement

Introduction: The Mind Research Network (MRN), a division of Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute, is a world-class neuroimaging and clinical research organization headquartered on the North (medical school) campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Goals of Internship program: The Mind Research Network (MRN) is offering a summer internship program where participants will have the opportunity to learn about neuroimaging research and work with mentors on a research project that is relevant to their academic and career interests.

Research Areas:
• Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
• Aging
• Imaging (MRI, MEG)
• Pediatric neurological development Program Details: 
• Application window: March 14, 2022 – April 22, 2022
• Eight-week on-site unpaid volunteer internship program: June 06, 2022 – July 29, 2022
• 15 - 20 hours/week
• 2 openings available
• Applicants expected to be notified on or around May 06, 2022

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors (class of 2022) interested in studying psychology, neuroscience, medicine, or a related discipline. Students from underrepresented minority groups, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are under age 18, you will need parent/guardian permission to participate in the internship program.

How to apply: Complete the application form making sure to include the following:

a. One-page personal statement that includes:

               i. Your career goals and interest in neuroscience

               ii. How this internship will support your career goals

               iii. The importance of diversity in science

b. One letter of recommendation from a math or science teacher/mentor. The recommendation letter should be sent directly from the teacher/mentor via email to internship@mrn.org, subject line: [student name] letter of recommendation.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted

Contact information:  Rebecca Dodd | The Mind Research Network | 1101 Yale Blvd NE | Albuquerque, NM 87106 | 505-226-3101 | rdodd@mrn.org | http://www.mrn.org