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Chicago as an international hub for neuroscience-related professions in academia, corporate, non-profit, and heath service sectors provides exceptional internship opportunities for our majors

Neuroscience students can take advantage of an impressive array of internship opportunities across Chicago and its suburbs that allow students to gain first-hand experience in the field.  Some sites that commonly host our neuroscience interns are:

  • Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
  • Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • The Smell & Taste Institute
  • Abbvie
  • Pathways

For general information about internships at Lake Forest College, please visit the Internships page. 

  • For RFUMS internships, please contact either Dr. Lynn Westley or Dr. Shubhik DebBurman in the Biology Department or Dr. Pauline Binder-Finnema in the Career Advancement Center.
  • For all for-credit academic internships with a natural science orientation, please contact Dr. Pauline Binder-Finnema in the Career Advancement Center.
  • For all internships with a psychology orientation, please contact  Dr. Kathryn Dohrmann in the Psychology Department.