Students entering Year 3 of the Honors Specialization in Neuroscience are encouraged to enhance their undergraduate experience by participating in the Science/Basic Medical Science Internship Program. Students approved for participation in the Internship Program register in Science 3391 for which they will receive 1.0 credit (Pass/Fail) upon successful completion of the internship and all other mandatory components. Students will attend a series of workshops, etc. during their third year and apply for one or more of the internship positions posted during the year. If offered a position, students will work for 8-16 months and then return to Western to complete Year 4 of their BMSc degree.
Each student who accepts an Internship placement should submit an Intent to Register for the next school year, even though they will be on a placement. If accepted into Year 4 of an Honors Specialization module for the next school year, a spot will be held for the student for their return to Western the following year. While on the Internship placement, students will need to submit an Intent to Register to confirm their return to Western for the following year.
Students should follows these steps, if interested in an International Exchange:
Upon arrival at the exchange institution, students occasionally find it necessary to revise their course selection. Students should contact the BMSUE Coordinator if they find themselves in this situation and new courses will be evaluated/approved by sending information back to the BMSUE Coordinator and not directly to departments offering the Western courses.