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Dr. Jeffrey Spence, director of biostatistics at the Center for BrainHealth, and Dr. Asha Vas worked together on the gist reasoning test research.  Vas was a postdoctoral fellow during the time of the study.

Careers

BrainHealth® has an expansive range of career opportunities that change over time, including: doctoral students interested in clinical neuroscience; brain imaging experts; cognitive neuroscientists with a focus on research in brain plasticity; computer technology specialists; clinicians and coaches; and many others.

To see faculty and staff positions that are currently available, please visit search postings at The University of Texas at Dallas employment opportunities site.

All potential Center for BrainHealth candidates must complete an application for employment at UT Dallas Human Resources.

Internship Programs

Apply what you have learned in the classroom to practical work experiences.  Find out if there is an opportunity that is right for you at the Center for BrainHealth. The primary focus of an internship is educational in nature. Any future openings will be listed on this site.

Research and Other Internships

Researchers often have intern opportunities available to students, particularly in the summer. Preference is given to UT Dallas students for internship positions. Generally, paid internships are not available.

Our BrainHealth Summer 2022 Internship positions have been filled.

APPLY for UTD Research Labs.

2022 Tom Leppert BrainHealth Scholars Program

Candid shot of Tom Leppert during the 2022 Legacy Award dinner. Thomas C. Leppert

The 2022 program is named for Tom Leppert, a nationally respected business and civic leader, past mayor of Dallas, and co-leader of The BrainHealth Project. He is the 2022 recipient of BrainHealth’s prestigious Legacy Award, in recognition of his unwavering passion and advocacy that enable the Center for BrainHealth to empower people everywhere to unlock their brain potential.

Applications are now open for a 4-week summer opportunity for undergraduate and graduate college students from all colleges and universities pursuing any field of study. The goal of the program is to introduce the next generation of professionals to behavioral and translational research practices while defining and exploring the importance of brain health, as well as everyday healthy brain practices.

Weekly seminars provided by our faculty and staff provide insights into current research as well as an appreciation for the impact research has on society. Scholars can take part in our landmark research study The BrainHealth Project and learn strategies to improve their clarity, resilience and fortitude. The program culminates with a formal poster presentation highlighting the work of program participants.

Thank you for your interest. Applications have closed and our 2022 Scholars have been selected. Please check back next year to apply for our 2023 Program.

Past Interns on Their Experience

We were blown away by the energy, intelligence, innovation and dedication of the BrainHealth Scholars. The experience underscored how critical a robust internship program is to prepare and inspire future generations in this new field of brain health.

-Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, Distinguished Professor and Chief Director