Sport Psychology Research Assistantships with Dr. Fogaça

Dr. Fogaça is looking for up to 6 RAs for spring 2020.

She will be conducting two studies. One will be in the design phase, where she will work with up to 2 RAs to adapt a life skills through sport program to kids on the spectrum. Activities may include literature review, assessment of manuscript strengths and weaknesses, and grant search and writing. The second will be in the data analysis phase (although there may be more data collection in the spring) and is on the topic of grieving of a team member. Dr. Fogaça will also have up to 2 RAs in this project. Activities may include interviewing, transcription of data, coding, statistical analysis, development of resources to athletes, teams, and sports institutions, and writing and presentation of results.

The final 2 RA positions are for students who have research ideas related to the topic of sport psychology and would like to collaborate with Dr. Fogaça in developing this project. Alternatively, they could conduct an independent study and develop their projects themselves, with Dr. Fogaça’s supervision.

Previous experiences in sports is not a requirement for any of the RA positions. RAs will have to participate in weekly meetings (meeting times will be defined after the RAs are chosen). Candidates are also expected to have completed the research methods course and have at least a 3.0 GPA, although a lower GPA could be acceptable depending on other qualities that the candidate has.

Interested candidates, please email Dr. Fogaça (fogacaj@uwgb.edu) by October 25th a paragraph describing which RA position they are interested in and why they are interested in this opportunity. Please also email Dr. Fogaça questions you may have about the position. Dr. Fogaça will interview candidates for the positions in the following week after applications are due.

Tank Elementary Internship Applications

Internship Opportunity for Spring 2020

Recess Program at Tank Elementary School

Are you interested in sport psychology, counseling, school psychology, social work, or teaching?   

Are you interested in gaining some experience working with young children?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, this internship might be for you!!

Tank Elementary School in Green Bay is seeking two responsible and dependable college students to assist with their Recess Program and Sensory Room.  Tank is made up of kindergarten through 5th grade students.  The Recess program involves guiding children engaging in physical activities and play, while teaching them skills to manage their emotions and behaviors.  In addition, interns will provide support for the learning of socioemotional skills in the school’s sensory room, which is available for all students.

The time commitment would be seven hours per week. Although there is some flexibility on the schedule, students are expected to be present for at least two days around the time of recess (12:05-1:05 pm). The final schedule of the internship will be defined after the interns are chosen.  In addition to recess, interns work in other ways at the school (such as assisting in a classroom, lunch break, reading with students, and playing learning games) to earn their 100 hours total for the 3-credit internship.  These are not paid positions, but it is a great internship opportunity.  The Recess Program is flexible environment to get to know some kids and practice your skills.

If you’re interested and would be able to intern for 2 days (lunch periods) per week for the Spring 2020 semester, please contact Professor Jana Fogaça by email at fogacaj@uwgb.eduto receive an application. All applications are due to Dr. Fogaça by Friday October 25th, 2019.

**You must meet the qualifications for a Psychology or Human Development Internship – check out the website for details at http://www.uwgb.edu/Psychology/internships/index.htm

Job Opportunity: 21C At Risk After School Staff

The YMCA is looking for part-time staff for the 21C program. Every day working in our 21st Century Community Learning Center (21C) gives you the opportunity to change a child’s life for the better!
The 21C program can best be described as an extension of the school day, offering students a safe and fun environment where Y staff help them grow and thrive in academics, social skills, and emotional development. You will have responsibility for a group of students and encourage positive behavior choices and character development as you lead them through a variety of curriculum. You will also complete regular training which will develop your skills to deliver programming and curriculum that meets the School District and YMCA standards.

Schedule – Apply today for Fall openings!
Eisenhower – Mon, Wed, Fri
Tank – Mon-Fri

Locations: Our 21C program runs at the following Green Bay elementary schools:
  • Baird: 3:00-6:30pm
  • Beaumont: 2:00-5:45pm
  • Doty: 2:15-6:00pm
  • Eisenhower: 2:30-6:30pm
  • Howe: 2:00-5:30pm
  • Sullivan: 3:00-6:15pm
  • Tank: 3:00-6:15pm
Requirements
  • Program Staff should ideally have at least three months experience working with children; previous experience working with children in group settings and from diverse backgrounds is a plus.
  • An individual who is seeking a degree in Education, Child Psychology or Human Development is preferred.
  • Must be able to relate well to children, adults, and school/site staff and work the after school hours of the school’s operational year.
  • The ability to speak conversational Spanish is helpful, but not required.
  • High school degree or equivalent highly preferred; high school seniors with a strong interest in education are invited to apply.

Apply at https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6153814.careers?CareersSearch 

Job Opportunity: LearningRx

LearningRx is currently have an opening for a part-time trainer at our brain training center in Green Bay. LearningRx is a learning center that specializes in working primarily with young children and teenagers. A brain trainer uses the LearningRx programs to lead their students one-on-one through a rigorous and fun set of training exercises. It’s essentially a fitness program for the brain. These exercises target an individual’s core cognitive skills to make them stronger resulting in more efficient learning.

This is a great opportunity to gain professional experience working with children. Join the LearningRx team and make a difference in the lives of others.

Job Overview

· New trainers are provided with job training

· Work with students 1:1 using the LearningRx programs

· Track student progress in session

· Employee workshop opportunities available

· $14/hr. paid per session

· Bonus opportunities available

Trainer Qualities

· Outgoing, energetic personality

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Ability to encourage in a coach-like manner

· Experience working with children and enjoy working with children

· Ability to multi-task while remaining organized

· Demonstrate a commitment to work with a client from start to finish (typically up to 7 months per student)

· Excel working in a distracting environment

· Quick learner

· Detail oriented

· Flexible thinker

Job Requirements

· Minimum of BA/BS degree

· Must be available 3-5 days per week. The majority of hours are available after school and early evenings.

Salary: $14.00 /hour/session

***Bonus opportunities

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Those interested contact Nancy Henn with more information, n.henn@learningrx.net

 

 

Research Opportunity Fall 2019: Psych and HR

Dr. Allen Huffcutt, a newly hired faculty in the UWGB School of Business, is looking for two psychology students interested in Industrial-Organizational to join his research team.  The specific nature of the research is yet to be determined, but most likely will include modern structured interviewing coupled with mental and personality testing. Although he will be in the School of Business, his background is in Industrial-Organizational. Continue reading

Research Grant Opportunity: College Voting Research-Deadline: May 31

Intellegere Foundations is in search of a student interested in conducting research surrounding college voters. They would be allotted $500 to go towards the research, with 1 year to run the project and submit a final paper. Research proposals must be original empirical work which seeks to better understand what leads to university students’ decisions to vote or not vote. Continue reading

Fall 2019 Teaching Assistant for PSYCH 300 Research Methods and PSYCH 308 Physiological Psychology

Dr. Alan Chu is recruiting one or two students to serve as a teaching assistant for PSYCH 300 Research Methods in Psychology (in-person) and/or PSYCH 308 Physiological Psychology (in-person and online). This experience would be a good fit for students who are interested in teaching and/or applying for graduate school. The main responsibilities including the following: Continue reading

Fall 2019 Research Assistants for Projects on Motivation, Psychological Skills, and Gender and Racial Biases in Sport

Dr. Alan Chu is recruiting two to three students to serve as research assistants for several research projects in Fall 2019:

1. Four projects are related to sport motivation and physical/psychosocial outcomes (well-being, burnout) in current or former high school athletes. Because most of the data have been collected, the main responsibilities for these projects will be data organization, data analysis, and report writing and formatting. Some planning and hands-on research tasks will also be included for data collection in high schools in the Northeast Wisconsin area. Continue reading

Research Assistantship: Summer 2019

Dr. Holstead seeks a Research Assistant during summer 2019. Students will be helping with data collection, analyzing data, and writing reports. Dr. Holstead’s research focuses on afterschool programs and the extent to which programs help kids. The research assistantship will involve meeting weekly with Dr. Holstead (approximately 1 hour) and completing assigned tasks. Continue reading

Employment Opportunity: Fox Valley Austism

Fox Valley Autism Treatment Program is currently hiring college students for full or part time employment and/or a paid internship as a Behavioral Treatment Technician.

We are an in-home autism program, which means we use Applied Behavior Analysis techniques to teach a variety of skills in the areas of communication, social and play skills, self help skills, attending, and self-regulation. We also work within the community to help children generalize skills they’ve learned.

Requirements for this position are listed below. Pay rate starts at $10.25 per hour with annual merit raises. Travel to each shift is paid at the rate of $5 per shift. Schedules are somewhat flexible, working around class times and other employment. Typically shifts are 2-4 hours each, depending on what is appropriate for each client. You would work under the supervision of a Behavioral Treatment Therapist and receive paid training. Continue reading

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