TRAINEE AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Inactivity Physiology Lab Intern/Trainee

Opportunity Number:
17
Lab/Department:
Inactivity Physiology
Details:
The Department of Inactivity Physiology at Pennington Biomedical Research Center is offering a non-paid intern opportunity available to an undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate student with an interest in physical activity/inactivity, clinical research data management with potential for more in depth participation in conducting directed research.

This is particularly well-suited for ambitious undergraduate students who want to experience a real research experience before entering graduate school or medical school. There is potential for assisting with scientific writing as well.

This intern experience will provide exposure to the latest research in physical activity/inactivity. Interns will assist with data management from ongoing studies at the center and will have the opportunity, if deemed appropriate, to actually assist in data collection during trials. Interns will learn about potential new interventions for research trials and gain experience with conducting and assessing data collection from research trials. The potential to assist with scientific writing exists if deemed appropriate.

Trainee may earn up to 3-6 hours of curriculum credit; student enrollment requirements apply.
Preferred Majors:
Kinesiology, Biological Sciences, Pre-Med, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Health Promotion, Engineering or related majors.
Areas of Interest:
Exercise Physiology, Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Data Management, Engineering.
Course Credit:
Yes
Paid Position:
No
To Apply:
Please download the General Interest Application (GIA) form, save to your desktop, complete the form and email it, along with your résumé and cover letter, to trainees@pbrc.edu; each application will be reviewed with the intent to find a mentor/lab to match your training interests.  Applicants will be notified of match/non-match status.
LSU/PBRC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER