Sexual Assault Volunteer Advocates Needed

Have you been inspired by the bravery among sexual assault survivors speaking out to raise awareness? Are you looking for a way to stand with those survivors and make a lasting impact on our community? The Sexual Assault Center is looking for individuals to join their volunteer team in Brown County! No experience is necessary. All advocates receive extensive training prior to working with victims of Sexual Violence. Self-paced learning modules combined with on-site training and shadowing experiences prepare advocates for this work. Trained volunteer advocates have the privilege of working Continue reading

Summer Research Opportunity: George Mason University

The Social Skills, Imagination and Theater (SSIT) Lab in the Applied Developmental Psychology Group at (PI: Dr. Thalia Goldstein) is seeking motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic summer research assistants who would like to gain experience with research in social-emotional development and play. Research in the lab focuses on the development of children’s imaginative abilities, their social emotional skills, and their involvement in the arts, particularly theatre. We work with children and adolescents, with current studies spanning ages 3-15 years old. Continue reading

Underrepresented Minority Students in Psychology Event

Northwestern University’s Psychology Department is hosting a program on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd for students who are members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in academia (including first-generation college students), and who are potentially interested in pursuing graduate study in psychology. Activities will include workshops designed to help with the graduate school application process and opportunities to meet psychology department faculty members and graduate students to learn what graduate school is like and how they might fit into the various psychology graduate programs (e.g., clinical, social, cognitive neuroscience, etc.). Travel and accommodation costs associated with participation will be covered, and the application process will be fast and free (applications are due by April 2nd @ 5 PM CST).  For more information, please see the program website and access the online application here.

Summer Research Opportunity: Temple University Infant & Child Lab

Summer Internship: Temple University Infant & Child Lab

The Temple Infant & Child Lab is offering summer internships to bright, energetic students who are eager to peer into the world of child development. Directed by Professors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Nora Newcombe, the lab conducts both theoretical and applied research on language acquisition, spatial learning, memory development, and playful learning in children aged 5 months to 8 years.

Summer interns will receive hands-on experience in every step of the research process. Each intern will work on one or two research projects and will be paired with a graduate Continue reading

Looking for Summer Research Opportunities?

Check out this link: http://spsp.org/CareerCenter/summer-undergraduate-research for a long list of summer research opportunities!

The deadlines are coming up fast, hurry and apply!

Summer Research Opportunity: University of Alabama

 As part of the Educational Neuroscience Initiative at the(edneuro.ua.edu), our research examines how the brain supports learning across the lifespan, with a particular focus on the impact of gesture on typical and atypical language acquisition and processing. We use a variety of methods including functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), electroencephalography (EEG), and eyetracking to investigate how gesture affects the neural mechanisms of language processing and learning in populations including native English speakers, English language learners, and individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Continue reading

Paid Summer Research Opportunity: Yale University

The Yale University program in Organizational Behavior is seeking several summer research assistants (20 hours/week; ~$350-400/week) to work on research projects at the Yale School of Management in New Haven, CT. This internship would start in the summer of 2018 and last from around June 15th to August 15th (exact dates are flexible). This internship is designed to support individuals looking to strengthen their research skills before applying to a graduate school PhD program in organizational behavior, or a related behavioral science field. Therefore, a critical component of this summer research experience will be ongoing mentoring and guidance from faculty and graduate students, and we highly encourage those from underrepresented and/or non-traditional educational backgrounds to apply. Continue reading

Summer Teaching Position

Summer Teaching Positions Available:

Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer

·         Earn more than $6,500 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $550 and $700 per week while teaching.

·         Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.

·         Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed inbooks. Continue reading

Summer Research Opportunity: University of Pennsylvania

Applications are now being accepted for the University of Pennsylvania’s Undergraduate Summer Workshop in Interdisciplinary Mind & Brain Studies. This summer’s program runs from June 3 to June 16 and will focus on Language Science & Technology and on Social & Behavioral Science.

This program is open to undergraduate students from any school. Tuition, room, board, and a travel stipend are provided.

The deadline to apply is March 1. See here for more details: https://web.sas.upenn.edu/cogsci/summer/ 

Summer Research Opportunity: University of Michigan

Join us at the Michigan Summer Program in Cognition & Early Development (MSPICED)

Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

We are seeking motivated students to participate first hand in developmental psychological research. Our research aims to understand the cognitive and social foundation of young children’s behavior, including how children think about the minds of others, how they cooperate, and how language shapes their thinking. Continue reading

Half-time Employment Opportunity: Georgetown Laboratory for Relational Cognition

The Georgetown Laboratory for Relational Cognition, directed by Dr. Adam Green, anticipates hiring a half-time research coordinator for an NSF-funded study of concept development and reasoning in real-world high school STEM education. Primary responsibilities will include outreach to students and families as well as teachers and school administrators. Depending on level of interest, the research coordinator will have substantial opportunity to engage with all aspects of the project, including collection and analysis of behavioral and brain-imaging data. This project seeks to contribute to bridging the gap between the real-world classroom and the cognitive neuroscience laboratory. Continue reading

Full-time Employment Opportunity: Georgetown Laboratory for Relational Cognition

The Georgetown Laboratory for Relational Cognition, directed by Dr. Adam Green, anticipates hiring a full-time lab manager to coordinate and conduct research on learning, reasoning, and creativity in high school students and young adults. The lab manager will contribute to ongoing large-scale grant-funded projects and help in development of new projects. The preferred start date is mid-June 2018. For more information on the lab, see cng.georgetown.edu. Continue reading

Summer Research Opportunity: University of Washington

2018 University of Washington

Early Childhood Cognition Lab Summer Internship

The Early Childhood Cognition Lab at the University of Washington is offering summer internships to bright, energetic students who are eager to learn more about development psychology. Directed by Professor Jessica Sommerville, the lab conducts research on the development of children’s sociomoral concerns (e.g., when and how do infants and children understand distributive fairness?), and their sociomoral behavior (e.g., what motivates infants’ and children’s prosocial behavior?). To investigate these topics, we use a combination of techniques that include behavioral approaches (e.g., infants’ attention to social events, infants’ active choices of social Continue reading

Summer Research Opportunity: UT Austin

The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is a summer internship program that takes place on The University of Texas at Austin campus for undergraduate students interested in research in psychology and who are currently attending a college or university in the state of Texas. The program provides hands-on training that will make students more competitive for top doctoral training programs.

We strongly encourage students from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. Students who are accepted into the SURE program will be involved in all aspects of the research process, increasing the student’s knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, laboratory and field work in psychology.

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Summer Research Opportunity: Computation and Cognitive Development Lab

Yale University Computation and Cognitive Development Lab

Summer Internship 2018

The Computation and Cognitive Development Lab (CCDL), run by Dr. Julian Jara-Ettinger, studies the cognitive building blocks of our ability to make sense of and navigate the social and physical world. Previous and current research in the lab has examined topics such as children’s understanding of fairness, luck, and knowledge. More information about our research can be found at http://www.compdevlab.com

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Summer Research Opportunity: Yale Cognition & Development Lab

Yale Cognition & Development Lab 2018 Summer Internship

Applications for the Yale Cognition & Development Lab’s 2018 summer research internship program are now available on our website (https://cogdevlab.yale.edu/).

Our annual summer internship provides the opportunity for highly motivated undergraduate students to gain an intensive, hands-on research experience in close partnership with our full-time lab members. Opportunities are available both to study developmental psychology and adult cognition. Interns might also run studies on, and work to further develop, our online platform TheChildLab.com. Continue reading

Summer Research Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Laboratory for Child Development

WANT RESEARCH IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT?

Announcing the

2018 Johns Hopkins University Laboratory for Child Development

 

Summer Internship Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Johns Hopkins University Laboratory for Child Development’s annual Summer Internship Program.  Summer interns will receive close mentorship by faculty, post docs, and graduate students, and will learn all aspects of cognitive development research.  Under the direction of Drs. Lisa Feigenson and Justin Halberda, the Lab is currently investigating a range of Continue reading

Summer Research Opportunity: UVA

RESEARCH APPRENTICESHIPS

Interns will work on an ongoing research project(s) with UVA faculty mentor(s) and a graduate student co-mentor(s).

Internship work may include:

  • reading background literature
  • collecting, coding, and analyzing data
  • writing a section of a paper
  • participating in research meetings
  • presenting on research

Please note that due to the nature of research in the education sciences and the time needed to conduct a full research study, students will not develop an independent research project.  Instead, they will join an existing research team made up of faculty and students, led by their mentor.  Descriptions of research projects and the mentors are shared below. Continue reading

Employment Opportunity at AHTL

SERVICE SPECIALIST

General Description: Interact one-on-one or in a group setting with clients regarding academic, relational and behavioral goals.

Primary Responsibilities: Deliver quality services, on-site and in the community, in a way that most benefits the client and their team, while working toward established recovery plan goals.

Other Responsibilities

  • Provide consistent, effective communication, as required (includes clients, client families and teams, referral sources and outside collaborators)
  • Timely submission of required service documentation and notes
  • Maintain accurate record of client information as required
  • Participation in supervision, team meetings and group programming
  • Attending trainings as designated by manager
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times when representing Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living
  • Creating a safe and productive environment at all times
  • Transportation of clients, as required

Required skills, knowledge and abilities

  • Ability to understand client needs and issues
  • Ability to give and receive feedback
  • Ability to identify activities that correlate with recovery plan goals
  • Ability to operate in a positive, dynamic, trauma-informed learning environment
  • Ability to positively engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to clearly communicate with individuals of varying communication skills
  • Ability to document and submit accurate information
  • Appropriate knowledge of mental health, social services, personal safety and conflict resolution
  • Flexible schedule, if required (evenings, weekends, etc.)

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience with at-hope populations (preferred)
  • Pass background check
  • Proof of Automobile Insurance and valid driver’s license
  • High-school diploma, Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in a human service related field (depending on level employment)

AHTL is also looking for mentors and staff for their daytime program. If you are interested in applying  or have questions contact Steven Baker (sbaker@advocateswi.com).