Preprofessional Opportunities

Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Details

Category: Volunteer
Type: Clinical
Location: New York New York

Contact

Marla J. Hamberger, Ph.D.
212.305.1742

Description

The Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is dedicated to the care of people with epilepsy. The Center offers state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment for the management of epilepsy in adults, adolescents and teens, and children. The Center's goal is to help patients gain control of seizures and optimize their quality of life.

Dr. Marla Hamberger is seeking a motivated and dependable assistant to aid in neuropsychological testing and data collection for an ongoing project investigating language in epilepsy.  Volunteer is responsible for recruiting subjects, administering neuropsychological tests to children and adults, and assisting with large database management.  The position requires close attention to detail, good organizational abilities, and strong interpersonal skills.  Opportunities are available to attend lectures, neuropsychology meetings, grand rounds and surgical case conferences. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking psychological and neuropsychological experience before applying to graduate school. 

Volunteer Commitment: A minimum time commitment of two days per week (including one weekend day) for one year is necessary for consideration.

 

Contact: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV/Resume, and two letters of recommendation to:

 

Marla J. Hamberger, Ph.D.

Director of Neuropsychology,

Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

710 West 168th Street, Box 100

New York, NY 10032

e-mail: mh61@columbia.edu

 Tel: 212.305.1742

Fax: 212.305.1450