Summer Research Internship with the Center of Neuroscience at Assumption

Are you a science student looking for research opportunities? Working on campus this summer just might be the solution!

The Center of Neuroscience at Assumption is looking for an interns this summer. The position is open to current students (who are not graduating in May 2019). The application deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Summer research students will work directly with a professor for 10 weeks
during the summer break, with starting and ending dates agreed upon by the professor and
student. This position is a full-time commitment for the entire 10 week period. If selected, the
summer research student will be awarded a stipend of $4,000. Housing is available on-campus
for a fee.

To complete the application please email the documents listed above to Dr.
Fitzpatrick at

Application includes:

  • Resume. Provide a copy of your resume. At the end of your resume, include the names of
    two professors from either the Natural Science Department or the Psychology Department
    that your potential research mentor can contact as references. It is your responsibility to
    ask these professors to be references before including their names on your resume.
    Your references will not have to write a formal recommendation. The persons willing to serve
    as your reference should not be the same professor with whom you wish to work.
  • Unofficial Transcript. From WebAdvisor, save a copy of your unofficial transcript as aPDF
    file. You can do this by selecting Print, then changing the print destination to “Save as
  • Statement of Interest. Write a statement that reflects your interest in working with Dr.
    Fitzpatrick. It should be as specific as possible and clearly describe your motivation for
    applying to conduct research with this professor. The statement of interest should be no
    more than one page, double-spaced.

Accepted students will be notified no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.

Please contact Prof. Michele Lemons at with questions about the research program or application process.

Contact the CDIC at or 508-767-7227 for help with your resume or statement of interest. 


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