Education Outreach

Supporting science education at all ages is one of our commitments to the local community. Here at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience we offer attractive programs and activities to spark the interests of the next generation of young scientists.


High School Summer Research Internships

Open to high school students preparing to enter their junior or senior year, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) Summer Research Internship offers aspiring scientists an immersive laboratory experience with MPFI researchers.

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Brain Bee Challenge

The MPFI Brain Bee Challenge will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm. The Brain Bee is part of a global campaign to increase public awareness of the importance, progress, and benefits of brain research.


Science Career Panel

The MPFI Scientific Career Panel is an opportunity for high school students in Palm Beach County to meet and interact with Max Planck scientists. Students will hear from scientists who are in different stages of training.

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Teacher Internship Program

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s two-week teacher internship offers Palm Beach County high school and middle school teachers an opportunity to learn about cutting edge techniques used in neuroscience research.


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