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Eligibility

  • Must have a valid visa
  • Must be at least 18 years of age by the closing date of the announcement
  • Obtain clearance of Occupational Health Screening which includes the following:


  • Evidence of Tuberculosis Screening
  • MMR titer results or immunization records
  • Varicella titer results or immunization records
  • TDAP Vaccine record
  • Flu Vaccine record
  • Health Screening from your primary physician
  • Medical History
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 at time of application and throughout the internship appointment

Internship Overview
Required Documents

I. Cover letter and resume that contains: • Full name • Contact information: address, phone and email • Completed course work: (unit/credit hours) • Academic standing: GPA • Work/Volunteer experience: including the work schedule and hours worked per week, dates of employment, title, and responsibilities.

II. Personal statement that addresses: • In 400 - 500 words (Times New Roman, 12 point font, double spaced), briefly describe your academic goals and objectives and how your participation in the internship program will help you meet your objectives

Schedule

• All interns will be expected to be present in the lab at least 30 hours a week - Monday thru Friday with one hour of lunch time daily. • Our laboratory is closed on weekends and on major holidays. • Completed timesheets are due at the beginning of each week.

Commitment

• All interns must commit to a minimum of two months with at least 30 hours a week. • Please note that this program is very selective, if you are accepted into the program you will need to complete the approved internship period.

Role of Intern 

• The intern should complete a learning contract that defines the nature of the work experience, the learning objectives, and academic expectations. Though this contract is developed collaboratively with the manager and mentor, the student needs to reflectively plan for the internship as it represents another aspect of his/her academic program. • The intern is expected to present the project to the group half way into the project and one towards the end of the project. • The intern must complete all of the work established in the original contract. This includes a complete evaluation of the internship that will be filed in the lab.

 
 

Process flow Start date | 2nd Monday of June each year.

  • I. Complete Onboarding Checklist:

    a) IT CNID Setup
    b) Badge Access to Post Process Lab
    c) CITI Training
    d) Login and Password to our cluster / Linux
    e) MRI Safety Training Scheduling
    f) Linux Tutorial
    g) Meeting with Kushal Kapse (MRI Coordinator)

  • II. First Day

    a) Introduction ( handout intern information forms)
    b) Welcome Breakfast
    c) Presentation by Developing Brain Research Laboratory Director, Dr. Catherine Limperopoulos in the Department of Radiology (Purple or Blue Room).
    d) Group Picture
    e) MRI Safety Training

  • Areas of Interest

    Interns will work under the direction & supervision of the research team in The Developing Brain Research Laboratory. Interns may shadow employees, assist with research projects, provide patient activities, assist with administrative tasks, filing, data entry or complete specific tasks as assigned. Intern’s duties & responsibilities are designed to supplement & assist employee efforts; consequently, interns are not permitted to perform in the same capacity as paid employees. Some of the projects will include:
    • Data entry
    • Brain segmentation
    • Post processing
    • Participate in research meetings

  • Training

    All interns are required to complete the following: - CITI Training – All interns are required to complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) for Temporary Staff within two weeks of starting their internship. Additional CITI training modules in Human Subject Research or Biosafety will be required based on the work the individuals will be engaged in. The link will be emailed to you once your CNMC email is activated.

    - Linux Tutorial - Linux is a Unix-based open-source operating system which has increased security and usability over Windows.