Summer Neuroscience Scholars (SUNS) program
The FAU Brain Institute Summer Neuroscience Scholars (SUNS) program is an 8-week program that provides an opportunity for students to participate in directed, remote learning in preparation for research in the laboratory. Participants, under direction of their mentors, engage in directed reading and videocast discussion with Institute faculty and their trainees to explore career networking and next steps in school/job applications and interviews, research ethics in the laboratory, and best practices in communicating science to the general public, among other topics.
There is no cost for participation nor is there a stipend provided, and we do not provide academic credit. However, participants will gain valuable background in reviewing primary literature in areas of interest, and participation can accelerate entry into the lab, and/or fill in gaps in understanding of the history of the mentor’s research. At the end of the 8-week period, SUNS Program participants will receive a Certificate of Completion signed by the Program Director and the Faculty Mentor, and they may note participation in the program on their resumes.