The Mass General Youth Neurology Education and Research Program engages youth from communities underrepresented in neurology. We particularly focus on providing educational and research opportunities to female, Black, Latinx, American Indian, and low-income youth across Massachusetts.

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Undergraduate students attend virtual internship orientation in July of 2020

We aim to inspire by offering exposure to leading neurologists and neuroscientists from diverse backgrounds, equip through paid opportunities to engage in mentored educational and research activities, and empower with structured support to translate contributions into publications, presentations, and awards that facilitate the academic advancement of participating youth. 

2020-2021 Virtual Programming

Interactive career chats with leading neurologists and neuroscientists across a diversity of backgrounds. These are free-of-cost and open to high school and undergraduate students as well as educators.

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Paid summer internships for high school and undergraduate students to conduct mentored research while learning about neurology and neuroscience, acquiring leadership skills, and developing a supportive professional network. 2021 internship dates and applications will be available in early spring.

Special Thanks

We are immensely grateful to the Biogen Foundation for their support of our vision to develop a diverse group of future neurologist and neuroscientists and their philanthropic contributions.

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