Training & Education

Training Programs

Graduate Training Program
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) welcomes the next generation of the best and brightest researchers into their laboratories to train with world-renowned scientists while taking part in scientific breakthroughs and advancements in neuroscience. Ph.D. candidates training at MPFI receive world-class education and research opportunities and are mentored by researchers and faculty at the forefront of neuroscience research...
Post-Baccalaureate Research Experience (PRE)
This program provides research experience and exposure to students who have graduated from college and are planning to apply to graduate or professional school in the future. After graduation, some students take time off to decide which programs to apply to and to polish their application materials.....
Post-Doctorate Training Programs
MPFI is seeking postdoctoral researchers interested in joining a dedicated and collaborative team in pursuit of a better understanding of brain function, structure and development. Our researchers are fascinated with the art of discovery, fostering a culture and philosophy that encourages and empowers curiosity and creativity and ...

Education Outreach

High School Summer Research Internships
Open to high school students preparing to enter their junior or senior year, the Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI) Summer Research Internship offers aspiring scientists an immersive laboratory experience with MPFI researchers. This six-week internship is especially designed for students...
The Max Planck Florida Brain Bee Competition
The Brain Bee competition hosted by The Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI) will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015. This is an oral competition that tests the neuroscience knowledge of high school students. Depending on the number of students competing, there may be a written component as well...
Neuroscience Saturdays (In collaboration with Scripps Florida)
Neuroscience Saturdays is a collaborative program between Max Planck and Scripps scientists geared towards Title 1 high schools in Palm Beach County. The program focuses on teaching students about the brain, how it works and cutting edge research used in neuroscience.
Science Career Panel
Meet and talk with MPFI researchers and learn how and why they became scientists...
Teacher Internship Program
MPFI offers Palm Beach County high school teachers a two week internship opportunity during the summer...