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

Job Opportunity: VISTA Career Data Analyst

Career Data Analyst

Use your research skills to help create system change in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  The data this VISTA develops will support community organizations in their efforts to help all young adults attain high wage jobs.

Program Description

Achieve Brown County is a community-wide partnership focused on making sure all young people in Green Bay, Wisconsin get the support they need to grow up and Continue reading

Job Opportunity: VISTA School Data Analyst

School Data Analyst

Use your research skills to help create system change in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  The data this VISTA develops will support community organizations in their efforts to help all kids succeed in school.

Program Description

Achieve Brown County is a community-wide partnership focused on making sure all kids in Green Bay, Wisconsin get the support they need to grow up and achieve Continue reading

PAID Internship with Scouting America Program Fall 2018

The Bay-Lakes Council, Scouting America Program Facilitator in the Greater Green Bay Area
Work in Scouting The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds desirable qualities of character, trains in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Scouting serves more than three million young men and women in every part of the country through 296 local council service centers. A Program Facilitator has the responsibility for serving as positive role models for at-risk youth (not exclusively for boys) by organizing and running weekly meetings for one or more Scouting groups.
Responsibilities The Program Facilitator is an entry-level position with responsibilities that are broad and varied. Different aspects of the position include: Program Delivery. Responsible for delivering after school or summer Scouting programs and activities that enhance and support the local unit program. These programs will be age-appropriate and help to build retention in the units through progressive and challenging opportunities.Advancement. Track attendance and advancement, encouraging youth self-esteem through goal achievement and recognition, at each session run. Communicate with parents to help them understand the values of Scouting.Membership. Working to recruit new youth from assigned areas to join Scouting groups by establishing a relationship with local families. Improve overall Scouting reach and inclusion.Parents/Volunteers. Work with parents, volunteers, and community leaders.  Must encourage volunteers to be trained in youth protection policies and involve them in the group’s leadership. Must have good communication skills and be able to tell Scouting’s story to community.
Qualifications Must be a Positive role-model. Must be able to work afternoon hours, afterschool, between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. There is initial flexibility in scheduling the programs, but once set will remain consistent week to week.Should enjoy working with people and childrenShould be a self-starter with strong work-ethic and ability to multi-taskShould have interest in devoting oneself to others and believe in the Scout Oath and Law    Must adhere to BSA membership standards

Must be 18 years of age

Salary and Benefits Entry-level Program Facilitator Hourly Wage: $12 per hour Up to 20 hours available per week; in increments of 3 to 4 hours per afternoon program per week, with the option to run one or more programs per week. Training to enhance your leadership skills will be provided.
How to Apply For further information or to be considered for an opportunity to interview,  CONTACTSarah GraperSarah.graper@scouting.org715-853-2876

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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!

Psychology in the Schools: Independent Study Opportunity

PSYC 498: Independent Study: Psychology in the Schools

In Fall 2018, Dr. Holstead will be providing a 3-credit independent study opportunity entitled Psychology in the Schools. Students will learn about the fields of school counseling and school psychology, including topics such as the achievement gap, inequalities in schools, special education services, school discipline, behavior analysis, mental health in school, and interventions for developmental stages. In addition, students will work with local school psychologists and counselors to complete weekly assignments geared to understanding the dynamics of schools: Continue reading

Sex Trafficking Survivor Internship Fall 2018

Internship Opportunity for Fall 2018

Intern Coach at the Rose Home for Sex Trafficking Survivors

 The Rose Home, a project of Eye Heart World is seeking responsible and compassionate female college students to assist with our in home programming teaching basic life skills. The Rose Home is a home for sex trafficking female survivors, ages 18-24 years old. An intern coach would be in the home to provide social interaction and support of survivors in the evenings or weekends. Sharing in mealtimes, home outings, developing healthy coping skills and assisting in upkeep of the home’s store for the residents. Residents will have therapeutic programming during the day and most evenings are dedicated to learning new hobbies, movie nights, meals together, and fun outings. Continue reading

PAID Summer Research Opportunity: University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its Summer Undergraduate Psychology Research Experience (SUPRE) Program, supported by a grant from the American Psychological Association.  Interested undergraduate students can spend 8 weeks working with a faculty mentor in their laboratory to gain valuable research experience.

Students may choose to work with one of the following faculty mentors: Continue reading

Research Assistantship in Child Development Across Cultures

Dr. Senzaki is looking for 5 research assistants for Fall 2018.

In our lab, we work with 3- to 7-year-old children and their families, and we conduct cross-cultural studies in human development. In addition to working with children directly through data collection, students will also work on data coding, analyses, and literature review. There are also opportunities for students to present their research. Continue reading

School Counseling Internship Fall 2018

Alternative Recess at Foxview Intermediate School

Are you interested in counseling, school psychology, social work, or teaching?    Are you interested in gaining some experience working with early adolescents?

Foxview Intermediate School in East DePere is seeking responsible and dependable college students to assist with our Alternative Lunch/Recess Program.  Foxview is made up of 5th and 6th grade students.  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

Internship Opportunity: Literacy Green Bay

UW Green Bay Internship Opportunities with Literacy Green Bay

Literacy Green Bay is seeking interested human development, elementary education, social work, or foreign language (Spanish) majors for internship opportunities beginning Fall Semester 2018! We have a potential 4 to 6 positions available in various programs within our organization. Successful candidates must be reliable, energetic and show strong initiative and a willingness to dive in when working with our children and families!

We seek caring individuals with a strong desire to work with children from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds who can work two mornings or two evenings a week in our Family Literacy programming. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain experienceworking with children ages 1 to 6, interact with families from other cultures, and learn more about a non-profit community based organization. For all programs, the parents of children being served are on site in adult education classes. Continue reading

Internship Opportunity: Troop Leader/Assistant-Leader

Position:                    Troop Leader/Assistant-Leader

 

Reports to:                 Service Area Manager & Membership Engagement Coordinator

 

Summary:                  Troop Leaders work directly with girls, helping them to develop personal leadership skills on an individual or group basis.  Leaders will have the ability and enthusiasm to generate girls’ interests, encouraging them to discover themselves, connectwith others and take action to make the world a better place through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. 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

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.