Neuroscience Education Programs


The Neuroscience School in an intensive week-long college-prep summer opportunity at Georgia State University. This fee-based program helps high school students prepare to pursue undergraduate science majors. Participants finish the program excited about neuroscience, with classroom and laboratory experience that prepares them for future science-related academic and/or professional endeavors.

Catch Them Young at Georgia State University provides scientifically-minded high school students in metro Atlanta with an opportunity to gain experience across the entire life cycle of a scientific research project. In CTY, students get the chance to participate in nearly every aspect of an active research environment, including experimentation, data analysis, collaboration, and presentations, under the mentorship of excellent GSU graduate students and expert faculty. Interested students should work with their school internship coordinators/counselors to submit applications on their behalf. Schools interested in partnering are welcome to contact us and attend a Lunch-and-Learn event to learn more.

Institute on Neuroscience (ION) is an eight-week summer internship program, sponsored by the Neuroscience Initiatives at Emory University, Georgia State University, and Yerkes National Primate Research Center. This highly selective program is designed for high school students who excel in science and are interested in research. It is administered through the education outreach department of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience. This 15-year old initiative is currently working on a new funding model for future years.

Neuroscience Links

The Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
Center for Behavioral Neuroscience
Center for Behavioral Neuroscience Teaching Resources
Brains Rule!
Neuroscience for Kids
Brain Facts
Society for Neuroscience
The Journal of Neuroscience
The Dana Foundation


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