Opportunities For Students

The Neuroscience Department at Williams offers student many opportunities and programs for learning outside the classroom.

Jobs & Internships

Students who would like to become involved in research are encouraged to contact the faculty whose research area they find most interesting. Descriptions of the faculty research programs can be found by clicking on the Faculty/Staff link at the top of the page.

Patricia Goldman-Rakic Prize

The Patricia Goldman-Rakic Prize in Neuroscience was established in 2008 by Toni Ianniello and George Chuzi, parents of Sarah Chuzi (’07), in recognition of Patricia Goldman-Rakic for her contributions to the field of neuroscience and her support of neuroscience education at Williams College. This prize is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated exceptional achievement in research within the field of neuroscience.

  • 2008: Erika Williams
  • 2009: Katherine Jordan
  • 2010: Jennah Durham
  • 2011: Marijke DeVos
  • 2012: Mark Springel