The Harris Neuroscience Internship

Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Harris Neuroscience Internship. The internship will take place July 2023-May 2024. 

Harris Internship Components

Access to weekly Grand Rounds


Access to JClub

Monthly attendance at the virtual Neuroscience Journal Club Meetings that offer students an opportunity to read and discuss scientific literature and newsworthy developments in the field of neuroscience in a low-pressure environment with expert Stanford scientists

Scholarly Project

Work on a project of their choice that increases their knowledge in the Neurosciences and reflects their interests.

Community Based Project

Participate in at least one activity/project of their choice during the fellowship year that promotes increased engagement with girls and/or underrepresented minorities.

Application Requirements

Applications for 2024-2025 open February 1, 2024. The deadline is April 1, 2024 at 8 AM PT.

Application eligibility:

  • This program is only available for students within the U.S.
  • Applicants must be a high school student during the 2024-2025 school year

Please submit:

  1. A Cover Letter that includes:
    1. Name of applicant
    2. Grade in the upcoming fall of the school year
    3. Name of school
    4. Contact information

  2. Letter of recommendation from a Math and/or Science Teacher. Must be submitted on the following form no later than the application deadline: Submit letter of recommendation here. 

  3. A completed parent/guardian form *must be completed in full and submitted as a PDF for your application to be considred

  4. A completed assumption of risk form *must be completed in full and submitted as a PDF for your application to be considred

  5. A response to the following prompt (500 Word Limit):

    Question: As you look at the world, what would you want to change and how would science play a part?

Questions? Please contact Julia Blanchet.

2023-2024 Interns

Emma Zhang

Maahum Jahangir

Stephanie Chang

Ella Pockman

Alya Madhani

Liv Weiner

Avani Ganesan

Aliya Tapucu

Janani Harish

Starr Joe

Araika Ramchandran

Daniella Bone