Neuropathology Brain Bank & Research CoRE: College Summer Internship


Application Deadline: April 1st, 2024

Organization: Mount Sinai Department of Pathology & Neuroscience

Position Description: The Mount Sinai Neuropathology Brain Bank & Research CoRE (director: Dr. John Crary,
MD-PhD) is seeking student research assistants. As a part of the program, research assistants will be trained to
deploy approaches to diagnose and study brain diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, chronic traumatic
encephalopathy, Parkinson’s disease, COVID-19-related encephalopathy, etc.). Research assistants will also
gain exposure to challenges associated with treatment modalities, diagnosis, and research design. For more
information, visit the website:


– Assisting physicians and laboratory personnel in brain tissue dissection
– Assisting in histological processing of specimens
– Assisting in the day-to-day operations of the brain bank
– Interfacing with clinicians and research scientists
– Opportunity to contribute to an ongoing research project

Position requirements:
– Strong academic potential
– Ideally a rising junior or senior college student working on a Bachelor’s degree
– Some exposure to neuroscience, psychology, or related discipline strongly recommended (i.e.,
undergraduate major)
– Excellent organizational skills
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
– Intent to matriculate into a Ph.D., M.D., or other higher education program
– Part of an underrepresented group in STEM (Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or
Pacific Islander) and/or students from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds (first
generation college attendee, low income, etc.)

Time commitment: This is a full-time, paid summer internship position, Monday – Friday, 9 – 5 pm and
occasional weekend coverage (8 weeks minimum). The program will run June – August, 2024.

Apply Now: To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to:,, and
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.