The Institute of Neuro Innovation (INI) is proud to offer a week-long, unpaid educational internship program in which students are able to shadow Dr. Amir Vokshoor. By observing Dr. Vokshoor in both an outpatient clinical setting and the operating room, interns get a first-hand look at the life of a neurosurgeon.

This opportunity is available to individuals interested in neuroscience. We encourage students of all backgrounds to inquire for this opportunity. We require that you be at least of junior standing if you are an undergraduate student. Please email INI’s internship coordinator, Samira Soroory, at ssoroory@inifoundation.org for more information.

Testimonials from students who have completed the internship:

Roomana Patel

My educational internship with the Institute of Neuro Innovation Foundation was an incredibly insightful and invaluable experience.

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Scott Goldberg

My educational internship with the Institute of Neuro Innovation was deeply engaging. Dr. Vokshoor made a point of keeping me involved throughout the week, whether that meant gathering patient information, taking clinical photographs, or observing surgeries. Dr. Vokshoor took time out of his busy schedule to explain different cases, and was more than willing to answer any questions that I had.
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Samara Zeina Khalil

Samara Zeina Khalil

Shadowing Dr. Vokshoor was the single handedly most interesting experience I've had to date. I got the witness an olfactory bulb tumor being removed during brain surgery and was in the surgery room while I watched two patients receive spinal fusion surgery.

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Severija Saladziute

Severija Saladziute

My internship with INI provided me with an incredible opportunity to experience a few days in the life of a neurosurgeon. As a pre-medical student with a passion for neuroscience, I marveled at the intricacies of each case I experienced in the clinic and in the OR.

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Sanket Rege

I would unreservedly recommend this internship to anyone regardless of their background or interests; such is the charismatic and inspiring nature of Dr. Vokshoor.

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Sindhur Rao

This internship at the Institute of Neuro Innovation was truly an amazing experience. It was a privilege to be able to witness a number of different surgeries that Dr. Vokshoor performs on a regular basis such as laminectomies and spinal decompressions.

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