Work Experience

The MNI is proud to run one of the most comprehensive and diverse science-based work experience programs for secondary school students in Australia. You will have the opportunity to work with a different researcher each day, covering disciplines as broad as engineering, neurology, clinical science, medicine, music, ethics, etc.

The MNI is proud to run one of the most comprehensive and diverse science-based work experience programs for secondary school students in Australia. You will have the opportunity to work with a different researcher each day, covering disciplines as broad as engineering, neurology, clinical science, medicine, music, ethics, etc.

Students have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a diverse range of neuroscience related research groups. The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute is committed to providing a secondary schools work experience program designed to:

  • contribute to the development of the skills of young people;
  • ease the transition of students into the workplace; and
  • demonstrate the wide variety of interesting careers available within neuroscience research.

Work Experience Program

The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute provides a diverse and fascinating program for Year 9 and 10 students seeking work experience. Students may visit any number of laboratories which could include bionics, neural engineering, disorder-based laboratories (Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, etc), imaging facilities, etc. Students will take part in varied activities, including dissections, experiments, and other hands-on activities, but also learn a lot about the scientific process, obtaining grants and science in the 'real-world'.

Application Process

DateAction
Tuesday 14 February 2017 Please complete the survey monkey application - now closed.
Tuesday 22 February 2017 Applicants advised of outcome of application.