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Without our volunteer staff, none of our projects could be possible. By applying to one of our departments, you will join a team of passionate, dedicated individuals working towards building the next generation of neuroscientists. Please note that IYNA positions are only open to members under 26 years of age. Our teams currently use G Suite and Facebook Workplace to communicate. Applicants must be able to access these platforms on a regular basis. We will be opening new positions relatively frequently, so make sure to check back here often.

IYNA Global Staff Positions


National Positions


Executive Department

The IYNA Executive Leadership team, headed by the CEO, is responsible for managing committee activities within the IYNA and ensuring that all of our day-to-day activities serve our long-term goals. IYNA executives work closely with the Board of Directors to develop and implement long-term plans to make the IYNA as impactful as possible to its members and supporters.

Director of Web Development (Currently Closed)

Heads web development team. Duties and qualifications include: - Coordinating tasks for the web dev team - Ensuring code quality through the code review process - Maintaining our Linux server to ensure uptime - Leading code architecture discussions and decisions - Maintaining integration of our SAML identity provider service with the IYNA and IBB websites, as well as our G Suite and Facebook Workplace accounts - Designing and developing new and expanded features - Providing technical support to internal users and organizations - Finding and implenting potential improvements to the codebase, both in terms of feature functionality and code architecture - Identifying causes of bugs and implementing solutions - Ensuring compliance with GDPR and other applicable data and privacy laws - Maintaining CI/CD pipelines through github actions - Expanding onboarding processes and documentation

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Director of Events (Currently Closed)

*Filler*: The Director of Events will manage the Events Department and help make sure that events are being planned and executed along the way.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Director of Internationalization (Currently Closed)

The director of the international committee leads the international committee.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Internationalizing Department Department

Working towards external output, translation of information, outreach and consulting, increasing IYNA’s reach across the globe to maximize our positive impact, differentiates ourselves as an organization by having a focus on cultural diversity and internationalization

Director of Internationalization (Currently Closed)

The director of the international committee leads the international committee.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of Chapters Committee (Currently Closed)

The Head of Chapters Committee leads and drives forward IYNA's Chapters Committee under the Internationalizing Department. This position includes: - Managing a Chapters Team for a multitude of initiatives - Building up national chapter networks (NCNs) and setting them up to hold neuroscience events at a national level - Maintaining relations with existing NCNs and ensuring their progress - Overseeing ground-level events in targeted geographical locations to increase member count and inspire NCN formation - Starting new initiatives to grow IYNA's Chapter Network Time Requirement: 4-6 hours per week initially, 3-5 hours per week as you acclimate the role Important Qualities: - Leadership - Creativity - Passion for growth - A yearning to solve problems - Dedication to IYNA's mission Application Deadline: January 1st, 11:59 pm PST This position is open to high school or undergraduate students (or international equivalents).

Have questions? Email:
aallwardt@youthneuro.org

Head of International Outreach Committee (Currently Closed)

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Have questions? Email:
aallwardt@youthneuro.org

Events Department Department

Working towards external output, organizing high-quality neuroscience events to inspire youth, building accessible resources and bridges for youth who are looking to become more involved in the neuroscience field

Director of Events (Currently Closed)

*Filler*: The Director of Events will manage the Events Department and help make sure that events are being planned and executed along the way.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of Brain Bee Committee (Currently Closed)

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Web Development Department

The Web Development department is responsible for all aspects of the IYNA Website Network: design, development, deployment, maintenance, and security of the IYNA website, the International Brain Bee website, and the NeuroAuth website. We are like a small tech startup within the IYNA, working with all IYNA departments to give a platform for their programs. Joining our team is a great opportunity for high-school or undergraduate students to develop valuable real-life experience with modern technologies and processes, giving you a headstart in the software development job market.

Director of Web Development (Currently Closed)

Heads web development team. Duties and qualifications include: - Coordinating tasks for the web dev team - Ensuring code quality through the code review process - Maintaining our Linux server to ensure uptime - Leading code architecture discussions and decisions - Maintaining integration of our SAML identity provider service with the IYNA and IBB websites, as well as our G Suite and Facebook Workplace accounts - Designing and developing new and expanded features - Providing technical support to internal users and organizations - Finding and implenting potential improvements to the codebase, both in terms of feature functionality and code architecture - Identifying causes of bugs and implementing solutions - Ensuring compliance with GDPR and other applicable data and privacy laws - Maintaining CI/CD pipelines through github actions - Expanding onboarding processes and documentation

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Frontend/UX Developer

IYNA Frontend/UX Developers design and implement visual elements of the IYNA Website Network. This includes webpage design, layout, and interactivity. Applicants should know HTML, CSS, and some JavaScript, and have strong visual aesthetic/graphic design skills. Applicants with prior experience and knowledge of the Bootstrap CSS framework will be given preference.

Have questions? Email:
ishan.bansal@youthneuro.org

Full Stack Developer

IYNA Full Stack Developers work on all aspects of the IYNA website, including UX, Frontend, Backend, DevOps, and Server Administration. Applicants must have experience with Python, HTML, CSS, and JS. Applicants with experience using the Django Python Framework, the Boostrap CSS Framework, or with Linux server administration will be given preference. Please note that high activity levels will be expected (>3 hours per week).

Have questions? Email:
ishan.bansal@youthneuro.org

MYELIN Department

Currently, very few students have the chance to study neuroscience before entering universities. The IYNA seeks to change this through its Modern Youth Education, Leadership, and Inquiry in Neuroscience (MYELIN) initiative by developing a high-quality, free-to-access neuroscience curriculum. We hope to develop a set of materials that teachers around the world will be able to bring into the classroom to introduce students to the exciting field of neuroscience.

Director of MYELIN (Currently Closed)

The director of MYELIN serves as the head of the department, overseeing and directing the three committees of MYELIN: content creation, high school review, and postsecondary review. This includes pushing the department forward, coordinating meetings with reviewers, professors, and high school teachers along with parenting organizations, keeping track of curriculum development, and contributing to discussions regarding the overall trajectory of the department. The MYELIN director will serve as a co-director, co-leading the department. Applications will close at midnight EDT 9/20. FAQs: 1) How much neuroscience knowledge do I need? >> A very minimal amount, if any. This position is about logistics; individual committee heads are the ones who actually run content creation. 2) What is the time commitment? >> ~ 3-5 hours per week 3) Who should I contact for questions? >> Jillian Holbrook at jholbrook@youthneuro.org 4) What is the age limit? >> we are looking for a high school or undergraduate (or int'l equivalent) student. 5) When is the deadline to apply? >> September 20th

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

MYELIN Curriculum Reviewer (Currently Closed)

Only open to candidates who have already earned a Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) and have substantial neuroscience or education experience. MYELIN Reviewers work closely with the MYELIN Executive team to refine, edit, and finalize learning materials with a focus on adherence to curricular standards and accuracy of scientific content.

Have questions? Email:
jholbrook@youthneuro.org

MYELIN High School Reviewer (Currently Closed)

As a MYELIN high school reviewer, you will join a team of dedicated students working to review and provide feedback on the IYNA high school neuroscience curriculum. Within this team, you will work together to study from slides, activities, and test banks, and suggest improvements for the course. Through your ideas, we will continue to ensure the success and longevity of our course material. Requirements: Must be a current high school student.

Have questions? Email:
jholbrook@youthneuro.org

MYELIN Content Creator (Currently Closed)

As a MYELIN Content Creator, you will join a team of dedicated students working to develop a high school neuroscience curriculum. Within your teams, you will be responsible for drafting learning materials, finding opportunities to share our curricula with educators, and developing new ideas on how to ensure the initiative’s success.

Have questions? Email:
jholbrook@youthneuro.org

MYELIN Ambassador (Currently Closed)

MYELIN Ambassadors will work with the MYELIN Co-Directors to bring MYELIN into their community. Ambassadors will be expected to communicate with educators in their community and find teachers willing to review and pilot MYELIN materials. Once educators are identified, ambassadors will serve as the point of contact between the IYNA and educators, helping us get feedback from educators and eventually integrate the curriculum into the high school setting. Ambassadors MUST be responsive to email. Please contact Jillian Holbrook at jholbrook@youthneuro.org with any questions!

Have questions? Email:
jholbrook@youthneuro.org

International Committee Department

The international committee is a group of consultants for the IYNA that provide advice on how the IYNA can internationalize our programs.

Director of Internationalization (Currently Closed)

The director of the international committee leads the international committee.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of International Committee (Currently Closed)

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Have questions? Email:
aallwardt@youthneuro.org

International Committee Consultant (Currently Closed)

As a member of the international committee, you will act as a consultant for the IYNA, providing advice on how the IYNA can internationalize our programs. Time commitment is 2-4 hours per month, which includes engaging in Slack discussions and having monthly meetings with the Department Head, Committee Head, CEO and COO of the IYNA.

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Mentorship Department

Pursuing neuroscience in high school can be confusing, but the IYNA’s mentorship program was developed to make this process easier. Members of the IYNA will be paired with undergraduate, graduate, and professional mentors, who will help them develop their own educational and career goals in neuroscience.

Director of Mentorship (Currently Closed)

The director of Mentorship is tasked with the growth and development of the IYNA's mentorship program. This involves recruiting new mentors, promoting the program to potential mentees, and evaluating the quality of mentorship provided. The director also collaborates with other IYNA departments in order to achieve these goals and improve on the current mentorship system and process. *The application will close January 30 at midnight EST.*

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Mentorship Team Member (Currently Closed)

The Mentorship Committee is in charge of architecting the Mentorship program for its implementation in different regions by expanding its reach, recruiting and vetting mentors, orchestrating Mentorship events, and is responsible to provide high quality mentorship to its mentees in accordance with the feedback. Committee members will be assigned to geographical regions and academic disciplines under neurological sciences to help develop the services Mentorship Department provides to mentees and IYNA members. While the time commitment varies, it usually is around 2 hours every week. *Mentors apply on the Mentorship page. This application is for volunteer Mentorship Committee staff only.*

Have questions? Email:
eduman@youthneuro.org

NEURON-BAW Committee Department

The NEURON-BAW team works to plan and execute the NEURON competition and a brain awareness week event.

Director of Events (Currently Closed)

*Filler*: The Director of Events will manage the Events Department and help make sure that events are being planned and executed along the way.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

NEURON-BAW Team Member (Currently Closed)

NEURON-BAW Team Member

Have questions? Email:
tkatzke@youthneuro.org

Human Resources Department

The Human Resources department will consist of approximately 3 impartial individuals to oversee recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff for the IYNA, serve as a link between the organization's management and its staff, and address conflicts that arise. *Please note that HR department members will not be allowed to hold any other IYNA positions.*

Human Resources Business Partner (Currently Closed)

As a human resources team member, you will oversee culture, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff for the IYNA, as well as giving support to the department directors. Disclaimer: The responsabilities will be fairly divided between the department. You will also serve as a link between the organization's management and its staff and address conflicts that arise in the workplace. The expected time commitment is 2-3 hours per week. Strong skills that would be useful for this position are personability, professionalism, organization, and empathy. This position is only open to high school and non-final year undergraduate (or any international equivalent) students. Non-U.S. applicants are especially encouraged to apply. Please note that HR department members will not be allowed to hold any other IYNA positions.

Have questions? Email:
sovacanarvaja@youthneuro.org

Chapters Committee Department

The IYNA was founded to promote neuroscience in the context of individual communities, and the mission of our recruitment team is to do just that. Our fast-paced Chapter Development team is organizing the IYNA’s national chapters and creating a wide range of materials to help local-level chapters succeed in all that they do.

Director of Internationalization (Currently Closed)

The director of the international committee leads the international committee.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of Chapters Committee (Currently Closed)

The Head of Chapters Committee leads and drives forward IYNA's Chapters Committee under the Internationalizing Department. This position includes: - Managing a Chapters Team for a multitude of initiatives - Building up national chapter networks (NCNs) and setting them up to hold neuroscience events at a national level - Maintaining relations with existing NCNs and ensuring their progress - Overseeing ground-level events in targeted geographical locations to increase member count and inspire NCN formation - Starting new initiatives to grow IYNA's Chapter Network Time Requirement: 4-6 hours per week initially, 3-5 hours per week as you acclimate the role Important Qualities: - Leadership - Creativity - Passion for growth - A yearning to solve problems - Dedication to IYNA's mission Application Deadline: January 1st, 11:59 pm PST This position is open to high school or undergraduate students (or international equivalents).

Have questions? Email:
aallwardt@youthneuro.org

Chapters Team Member

The Chapters Department works to facilitate connections among IYNA chapters through a multitude of initiatives. With a focus on integration of and collaboration between chapters, the Chapters Department fosters a global hub that promotes neuroscience enthusiasm. The Chapters Department is looking to build a cohesive team of individuals that are motivated to implement strategies to develop both the department and IYNA’s National Chapter Networks (NCNs). Chapters Team Members are responsible for helping to develop IYNA communities at the local level, facilitating the creation of NCNs in specific regions and providing members with local neuroscience opportunities. Candidates for this position are to have acquired the qualities of responsibility, good time-management skills, and dedication to IYNA’s mission. This position is open to high school and undergraduate students (or international equivalents).

Have questions? Email:
asankar@youthneuro.org

Brain Bee Committee Department

As more students are getting involved in Brain Bee competitions around the world, it is important that all students have access to updated practice questions. The IYNA is partnering with the International Brain Bee to create a set of practice questions that test content found in the Brain Bee competitions. We hope to develop hundreds of questions that students and coordinators around the world are able to access for free.

Director of Events (Currently Closed)

*Filler*: The Director of Events will manage the Events Department and help make sure that events are being planned and executed along the way.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of Brain Bee Committee (Currently Closed)

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Brain Bee Resources Content Creator

As a Brain Bee Resources Content Creator, you will join a team of dedicated students to develop practice questions that will be available to Brain Bee competitors to use to prepare for the Brain Bee competition. You will be responsible for becoming familiar with the Brain Facts Book, Essential Neuroscience (Siegal), and The Brain: An Introduction to Neuroscience (Watson) so you can draft questions that best correspond to the material tested on the local, national, and international levels. The materials you create will be available on the International Brain Bee website.

Have questions? Email:
span@youthneuro.org

Marketing Department

The public relations team works to share exciting content with our members and people interested in neuroscience!

Head of Marketing (Currently Closed)

The director of public relations will oversee the IYNA's slack channel, the social media committee, and will take on various projects such as "Humans of IYNA" and the member spotlight.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Hip Hop Public Health Liaison (Currently Closed)

The Hip Hop Public health liaison will serve as the liaison between the IYNA and Hip Hop Public Health, overseeing the partnership between the two organizations.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Fundraising Team Member (Currently Closed)

Our fundraising team reaches out to individuals and corporations for grants and donations, which are needed to continue to sustain and expand the IYNA. We manage a merchandise shop which we update with designs of T-Shirts, tote bags, stickers, etc. We also make short term and long term projects that generate income such as coin wars and bake sales. Estimated time commitment: At least 1 hour per week

Have questions? Email:
athommana@youthneuro.org

Graphic Designer (Currently Closed)

Graphic Designers will be in charge of creating social media posts, YouTube thumbnails, posters, and other design items required for the Public Relations Department. You will be expected to creatively depict information in a unique, engaging, and easy-to-understand manner on your own. The time commitment for this position is 2-4 hours per week. Designers will be expected to check in frequently (almost daily) in order to keep up with the face-pace of producing content and short turn around times (1-2 days). This position requires a portfolio submission to athommana@youthneuro.org. The portfolio should consist of two designs. One should been created using the IYNA logo (https://tinyurl.com/y3vy5jsd) and color scheme (https://tinyurl.com/yyl9ztuo). Information on the graphic designs can be about anything as we are evaluating design skills.

Have questions? Email:
athommana@youthneuro.org

Journalist (Currently Closed)

Journalists are responsible for writing 3-4 article summaries for every monthly journal issue, creating weekly article features to be posted on the IYNA's various social media platforms following the publication of a journal issue, and producing additional social media content at the discretion of the Marketing department. Journalists are expected to be able to synthesize vast quantities of neuroscientific information and effectively communicate this information to an audience consisting of various levels of scientific expertise. Journalists are also expected to be punctual with weekly deadlines and to maintain active communication with the Journal and Marketing departments. A background in neuroscience is recommended.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Social Media Manager (Currently Closed)

The Social Media Team is responsible for maintaining the IYNA's social media accounts. Each account will be handled by 1-2 people and requires regular activity according to the IYNA social media policy. Applicants should be familiar with the social media platform they are interested in managing.

Have questions? Email:
athommana@youthneuro.org

Video Producer (Currently Closed)

Video Editors work within the PR Department. They will present new ideas for videos and create videos according to what the Director of PR has planned. Other than closely working with the Director of PR, Video Editors will often times work together to create scripts, film/gather scenes, and edit videos into a final product. The time commitment is 2-3 hours per week, but may fluctuate depending on the timing of projects.

Have questions? Email:
athommana@youthneuro.org

IYNA Summer Course Department

Staff organizing and contributing to IYNA's Introduction to Neuroscience Summer Course.

Summer Course TA Coordinator (Currently Closed)

Complete all duties of Summer Course TA while advising TAs on pedagogical strategies and working closely with summer course administrators. Please do not fill out an application to this position unless you have already interviewed for the position and received an acceptance email.

Have questions? Email:
cmartinez@youthneuro.org

Summer Course TA (Currently Closed)

Webform for accepted summer course TAs to gain access to IYNA's WorkChat communication platform. Please do not fill out an application to this position unless you have already interviewed for the position and received an acceptance email.

Have questions? Email:
cmartinez@youthneuro.org

International Outreach Committee Department

International Outreach Committee under Internat. Dept.

Director of Internationalization (Currently Closed)

The director of the international committee leads the international committee.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of International Outreach Committee (Currently Closed)

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Have questions? Email:
aallwardt@youthneuro.org

International Outreach Team Member (Currently Closed)

The outreach component of the international committee is responsible for conducting research, outreach, and overseeing communications at the ground level in their corresponding region to grow awareness of IYNA internationally. Teams will be in groups of 2-5 individuals per region and will be expected to dedicate 2-3 hours per week to the position. Preference will be given to those who can meet a language accommodation listed for their region. Helpful qualities in applicants: works well on a team, is passionate about spreading neuroscience in their region and is organized. Regional groupings can be found at the following link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1N-uZnIOovyf-dYxy1OgTeuFl-ILDtW7sBDmztd5UCTM/edit.

Have questions? Email:
aallwardt@youthneuro.org

Summer Programs Committee Department

Summer Programs

Director of Events (Currently Closed)

*Filler*: The Director of Events will manage the Events Department and help make sure that events are being planned and executed along the way.

Have questions? Email:
jessica.song@youthneuro.org

Head of Summer Programs Committee (Currently Closed)

The Summer Course Director will be responsible for planning and executing IYNA’s annual International Summer Course with a team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring that an internationally diverse range of lecturers from universities and TA volunteers are secured and oriented. Additionally, the Director makes sure that the course runs smoothly, is accessible at an international level, and is an enriching experience for students. The time requirement for this position is 2-3 hours per week and starts from the date of hire, and will increase as the date of the Summer Course nears. Successful applicants will exhibit good time management, organizational skills, and a constant desire to grow and improve. This position is only open to high school and non-final year undergraduate (or any international equivalent) students. Non-U.S. applicants are especially encouraged to apply. This application will close on December 15th 11:59 pm PST.

Have questions? Email:
tkatzke@youthneuro.org

Summer Programs Team Member (Currently Closed)

Summer course Team Members will assist the Summer Course Director in planning and executing the Summer Course. This will include reaching out to lecturers, coordinating and interviewing TAs, and researching curriculum topics. Successful applicants will exhibit good time management skills, organizational skills, a passion for neuroscience education, and a collaboration mindset. This position is only open to high school and non-final year undergraduate (or any international equivalent) students. Non-U.S. applicants are especially encouraged to apply. The time commitment for this position is 2-4 hours per week.

Have questions? Email:
cmartinez@youthneuro.org

Journal Department

The IYNA Journal provides a forum for scientifically-inclined students to write and publish neuroscience-related articles. Our team of editors provides individualized feedback to each writer, allowing them to develop both their research and scientific communication skills. All editions of the IYNA Journal are published for free online, giving both our members and the general public an engaging way to learn more about neuroscience

Managing Editor (Currently Closed)

The managing editor serves as the right-hand man to the editor-in-chief by conducting initial and secondary reviews for newly received articles, interviewing and onboarding prospective journal staff, serving a fundamental role in brainstorming new initiatives and projects with the editor-in-chief, and filling in for any neglected editing assignments. The managing editor should expect to have a time commitment that exceeds that of senior editors and should expect to respond promptly to any requests and/or concerns received through multiple communication channels.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Head of Journal Assembly (Currently Closed)

The head of journal assembly leads the final compilation of journal issues in their entirety. This responsibility is in addition to all the responsibilities contained within the senior editor position description.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Senior Editor (Currently Closed)

Senior editors are responsible for editing articles in the same capacity as junior editors in addition to evaluating junior editor and journalist performance, providing timely feedback on new initiatives and projects, and finalizing articles for publication. Because senior editors have more responsibilities than junior editors, this position also has a more rigorous time commitment.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Journal Artist-in-Residence (Currently Closed)

The Journal Artist-in-Residence will be in charge of graphically designing the cover art for monthly issues of the IYNA Journal along with any related pieces of graphic design that can be commissioned on a case-by-case basis for the Journal Department. The time commitment for this position is variable depending on one’s pacing of the workload, but it’s recommended that one spend 2-4 hours per week to ensure polished, detailed craftsmanship. Strong skills that would be useful for this position include visual creativity and general organization in terms of time management and timely communication with fellow staff members. This position is only open to high school and non-final year undergraduate (or any international equivalent) students. Non-U.S. applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Junior Editor (Currently Closed)

Junior editors are responsible for reviewing and editing articles submitted to the IYNA Journal, paying special attention to grammatical, organizational, informational, and formatting-related errors among others. Each junior editor will be assigned a maximum of two articles to edit per week, and each article approximately takes an hour to fully edit. However, article assignments are likely to fluctuate from week to week, so time commitment may be variable.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Journalist (Currently Closed)

Journalists are responsible for writing 3-4 article summaries for every monthly journal issue, creating weekly article features to be posted on the IYNA's various social media platforms following the publication of a journal issue, and producing additional social media content at the discretion of the Marketing department. Journalists are expected to be able to synthesize vast quantities of neuroscientific information and effectively communicate this information to an audience consisting of various levels of scientific expertise. Journalists are also expected to be punctual with weekly deadlines and to maintain active communication with the Journal and Marketing departments. A background in neuroscience is recommended.

Have questions? Email:
swagle@youthneuro.org

Poland NCN Officer

As a committee member, you will be expected to lay the foundation for the Poland National Chapter Network (NCN). An NCN is the leadership structure of the IYNA in each country, managing chapters and organizing activities in their countries. Committee members need to be motivated, have a strong work ethic, and be willing to put in the time commitment. You will have access to numerous, incredible opportunities such as organizing conferences, setting up major fundraising events, and unifying the youth neuroscience community in Poland.

India NCN Officer

As a committee member, you will be expected to lay the foundation for the India National Chapter Network (NCN). An NCN is the leadership structure of the IYNA in each country, managing chapters and organizing activities in their countries. Committee members need to be motivated, have a strong work ethic, and be willing to put in the time commitment. You will have access to numerous, incredible opportunities such as organizing conferences, setting up major fundraising events, and unifying the youth neuroscience community in India.