Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

Explore how an internship can help expand your opportunities after graduation

Department Internships

Internship placements for Neuroscience majors have included the following organizations.


The skills gained from a liberal arts degree are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. Apply the experience and knowledge acquired in the Neuroscience Major to your professional pursuits across many organizations and industries, including academics, cultural institutions, government agencies or the social sciences. The versatility of this program’s curriculum helps you graduate with valuable skill sets sought by many employers. 

The Neuroscience BS prepares students for work in several professional areas, including the following. 

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Education
  • Market research
  • Medical writing
  • Mental health work
  • Neurology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical science
  • Physical therapy
  • Policy development
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Research analysis
  • Research science
  • Speech-language pathology

Graduates have also secured professional positions at the

  • Center for Substance Abuse Research, Temple University; 
  • Center for Neural Decision-Making, Temple University; 
  • Eleanor M. Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Temple University; 
  • Shriner’s Hospital Research Facilities; 
  • Temple University Brain Research Imaging Facilities; and the
  • research laboratories of principal investigators at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University, Temple University and University of Pennsylvania.

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