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Behavioral Neuroscience Lab Application Form

Application
Name:_____________________Email:_____________________    Cell #:_____________________

 (Please give your official VT email account and not an alias)

Please explain what you hope to gain from your experience in BNL: 
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What are your plans after graduating from VT?
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How will you contribute to BNL?
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Briefly explain why we should choose you as a research student and assistant in BNL.
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______________________________________________________________________________ Major: _______________________
Student ID #: _____________________
Class Standing:         Freshman     Sophomore          Junior           Senior          

GPA:  Overall ____________      In-Major: _______________

  
What grades did you receive in:

Introductory Psychology: _______

Research Methods: _______

Nervous Systems and Behavior: _______

Other Psychology Courses: _______

How many total credit hours are you taking (not including BNL): __________________   

Do you plan to attend graduate school?   Yes       No      Maybe  

If yes, what area: __________________              Undecided: 


Please list the faculty members, if any, with whom you have previous research experience and the research accomplished with them:

I agree to commit the necessary time and energy required of me to participate in BNL and fulfill all the obligations and requirements listed below:

o Provide BNL with my best quality work for all tasks

Resign from participation in other psychology labs.

o Attend the weekly Monday afternoon meetings from 4-5:30 p.m.

o Complete 50 in-lab hours (for two credits) or 75 hours (for three credits)

o Willing to work shifts during finals week (as this is the busiest time of the semester)

o Completion of 20 hours of meeting time (two credits) or 30 hours (three credits)

 o Complete additional hours needed to complete the 84 hour requirement (two credits) or 126 (three credits)

o Submit a Curriculum Vita (necessary for graduate school and job applications)

o Complete any additional tasks assigned (i.e., readings)o Ask questions if I don’t know exactly how to complete an assignment

SIGNATURE    _____________________________________DATE______________
PLEASE ATTACH YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE FROM HOKIE SPA!
IF SELECTED, I WILL DROP ANY CLASS IN CONFLICT WITH THE 4:00-5:30 BNL MEETING ON MONDAYS.  Yes       No      
PLEASE RETURN APPLICATION TO DR. KELLY HARRISON’S MAILBOX IN WILLIAMS HALL MAILROOM BY: THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASSS BY 3:00PM.     WE WILL REVIEW APPLICATIONS THAT DAY AND NOTIFY YOU FRIDAY SO THAT YOU CAN ADD RESEARCH HOURS TO YOUR SCHEDULE.