Fall 2018 Research Assistant for Dr. Holstead

Dr. Holstead is looking for one student to serve as Research Assistant for Fall 2018. Responsibilities will include:

  • assisting with data collection, data cleaning, and data analysis
  • writing reports and presentations
  • attending weekly meetings
  • other related work.Applicants must be psychology or human development majors at UW-Green Bay.
  • Interested students should email Dr. Holstead at holsteaj@uwgb.edu
  • Priority will go to students who are detail-oriented, strong academically, organized, and have strong writing skills.

Summer 2018 Research Assistants for Dr. Holstead

Dr. Holstead is looking for one to three students to serve as Research Assistant for Summer 2018. The Research Assistants can earn 1, 2, or 3 credits (depending on your availability) or be non-credit based.

Responsibilities will include:

  • assisting with data collection, data cleaning, and data analysis
  • writing reports and presentations
  • attending weekly meetings
  • other related work.Applicants must be psychology or human development majors at UW-Green Bay.
  • Priority will go to students who are detail-oriented, strong academically, organized, and have strong writing skills.

Interested students should email Dr. Holstead at holsteaj@uwgb.edu

RA Opportunity for Fall 2018

Dr. Fogaca will be starting a new research project on the topic of teaching life skills through sports in the Fall of 2018. She will be looking for 2-4 research assistants, depending on how many credits they are interested in taking. Students interested in taking 1 credit will focus on literature review-related tasks. Students taking 2-3 credits will also be expected to be present in a weekly RA meeting and participate of the design of a pilot program. Students taking 2-3 credits will have opportunity to present in conferences, if they desire to do so.

Applicants are expected to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (if it’s slightly less this may be up to discussion) and have completed a Research Methods course. Completion of the CITI training is mandatory. Online students applications are also welcome. Preference may be given to students interested in working in the Spring 2019 as well.

You are required to put 3 hours/week per credit in this course. There are no exams, but you will write a paper at the end of the semester, and you will receive a grade for this course.

Research assistantship (either HUM DEV496 or PSYCH 496) is highly recommended for your major, but does not count toward major requirements. For more information about research assistantship in general, see here http://www.uwgb.edu/human-development/internships/options/

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please email your unofficial transcript of records and a paragraph explaining your interest in this course to Dr. Fogaca (fogacaj@uwgb.edu) by April 13. We will have an interview after that.

If you have any questions feel free to let me know.  Thank you for your interest!

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: 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

Summer Research Opportunity: Child’s Play Learning and Development Lab

The Child’s Play, Learning and Development Lab, under the direction of Dr. Roberta Golinkoff, invites graduating seniors and undergraduate students to apply for an unpaid summer internship. Our laboratory, funded by federal grants and foundations, focuses on how children acquire language, develop early spatial concepts, encounter and learn from media, and learn through play. We value our research assistants and their names often appear on our submissions. This is an ideal way to gain research experience for students Continue reading