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:

Julie Fiez

Lauren Hallion

Tristen Inagaki

Jana Iverson

Melissa Libertus

Anna Marsland

Edward Orehek

Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal

Aidan Wright

The program will run from June 4 – July 27, 2018 (though some flexibility in starting and ending dates may be possible).  Students will be hired as full-time, paid research assistants ($12/hour, minus taxes) in their mentor’s lab during the 8 weeks of the program. 

To be eligible for the SUPRE program, students must:
·       be enrolled at a U.S. institution (though they need not be students at the University of Pittsburgh or U.S. citizens)
·       have had little to no prior experience working in a psychology research lab 
·       have completed at least their freshman year
·       have not yet have obtained a bachelor’s degree

Students from underrepresented minority groups and first-generation college students are especially encouraged to apply.  For more information, please contact the faculty coordinator, Dr. Jana Iverson (jiverson@pitt.edu). 

Applications are due by April 13, 2018 and should be completed at the following website: https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_esbuKjpU5gZwklL