What type of students work at the Martinos Center?

The Martinos Center is home to full-time Ph.D. and Master’s students from various backgrounds, ranging from Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and Engineering to Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology. The breadth of research at the Center provides many opportunities for students to find a lab that suits their interests. You can find a list of Martinos investigators on the Investigators page.

Do I need to be in a particular program to work at the Martinos Center?

No! We welcome students from universities all over Boston, as well as visiting students from non-local institutions. Our current and former students are and have been enrolled in the following programs, among others:

The Navy Yard seems difficult to get to. How can I commute to the Center?

There are a number of ways to commute to the Center from your school.

  • Driving: The Martinos Center is located at 149 13th St., Charlestown, MA 02129. Driving directions can be found in Google Maps.
  • MGH shuttle from the Main Campus: This shuttle connects to the Red Line at MGH and the Green Line at North Station. The shuttle leaves every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes after 7:15. A schedule can be found here. Select “Massachusetts General Hospital” from the To/From dropdown menu and “MGH Main Campus, North Station, One Constitution Road, Charlestown Navy Yard” from the Schedules dropdown menu.
  • Biking: Many people working at the Center choose to bike, either on their own bikes or using the hubway station in front of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. For bike owners you can register your bike with MGH police and security and get badge access to a bike cage on the first floor of the 149 parking garage. Enter “149 13th Street” into your GPS to get directions.
  • EZ-Ride: The EZRide shuttle connects with the MGH shuttle at North Station, and can be used to reach Cambridge from the North Station area.
  • Spaulding Express: The Spaulding Express stops across the street from the Martinos Center. Further information can be found by going to the MGH shuttle page and selecting “Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston” from the To/From dropdown menu and “Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston, North Station” from the Schedules dropdown menu.

What support is available to students at the Center?

The MGH Martinos Center often offers training programs through which qualified students can receive support. Be sure to ask your faculty mentor about the programs available to you.