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Undergraduate Research Intern - Neurology - Simpkins Lab (Academic Credit)

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Research & Development
  • Los Angeles

AI generated summary

  • You must be 18+, have a HS Diploma, reside in LA, be an undergrad student, and have basic Microsoft Suite skills for this Neurology Research Internship.
  • You will conduct literature reviews, enter data, write manuscripts, develop presentations, and receive mentorship for career development in neurology research.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a HS Diploma or GED.
  • Must reside in the greater Los Angeles area or surrounding cities while conducting all activities related to the intern appointment.
  • INTERNS: Those participating for academic credit must receive academic credit for the duration of the internship.
  • Preferred Education & Experience:
  • Undergraduate student
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point..)


  • Role Activities and curriculum (skills to be learned) over the course of 1 year:
  • Literature review 1 month
  • Chart view and redcap entry 7 months
  • Manuscript writing last 3 months
  • Presentation development 1 month
  • Career Development mentorship throughout:
  • CV building
  • Pre-med & pre-residency neurology prep lectures
  • Presentation skills
  • Basics of project development and critical thinking for research project development

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