The benefits include, but are not limited to the following areas:
We welcome high school students in grades 9-11 around the world to apply for the program. The admission is not based on academic merits, but on your interests and commitment to improving yourselves.
EPIC High Student Research Internship is a rolling program throughout the 2021-2022 school year. We group interns into several five-week sessions that run through different times during the year. This kind of setting will ensure each intern gets individual attention from EPIC researches.
As part of the internship, you will be involved in some of our social-psychological research, your contribution is highly appreciated. We will fill out any community service forms required by your school.
Yes, your parents/guardians need to sign the program consent forms before you can officially start the internship program.
If you decide to join the internship program, we need one of your parents/guardians to sign a content form and email it back to us.
Students’ beliefs that success in science depends on exceptional talent negatively impact their motivation to learn. For example, such beliefs have been shown to be a major factor steering students away from taking science and math courses in high school and college. In the present study, we tested a novel story-based instruction that models how scientists achieve through failures and struggles.