About MB3

Emory University’s MB3 program is a year-long research experience in psychology complemented by graduate school preparation. It consists of the following: 

  • 10 1.5-hour online spring workshop sessions; 10-week intensive summer research program; 10-week 1.5-hour online fall seminar  
  • Understanding of concepts in at least one of MB3’s four research domains (Behavioral Neuroscience; Clinical Science; Development Science; Cognitive & Computational Sciences) 
  • Full-time research with an Emory University faculty member (approximately 30 hours per week) 
  • Weekly seminars in which students learn competencies in basic research, data science, ethics, and professional and career development  
  • Presenting research at Emory University at the end of the summer, as well as the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) in October  
  • Mentorship regarding the preparation of students’ graduate school applications, including developing personal statements, creating CVs, selecting appropriate referees of letters of recommendation, etc.  

All participants are required to complete the spring and fall workshops and summer research components.   

All participants receive the following: 

  • A stipend in the amount of $6000 for their summer research
  • Emory housing during the summer
  • Travel assistance to Emory during the summer
  • Research preparation during the spring workshop
  • Scaffolded research experience during the summer
  • Assistance preparing graduate school applications during the fall seminar
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the 30-week program

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