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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Classroom Programs

“Ask Max” is a mobile education initiative bridging the gap between classroom science and real-world scientific inquiry. Using school district approved activities, we ignite a passion for science among K-12 students in our community.

Classroom Programs

Brain Bee Challenge

The Brain Bee is part of a global campaign to increase public awareness of the importance, progress, and benefits of brain research.

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Science Career Day

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

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TEACHS (Training Educators about Classroom and Hands-on Science) workshops offer Palm Beach and Martin County high school and middle school teachers an opportunity to learn techniques used in current neuroscience research, taking back valuable tools and resources for their classrooms.


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