Internship & Job Opportunities

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Posted on December 21, 2017

Exciting Developmental Psychology Lab Looking for Practicum Students – Spring 2018 The Wilbourn Infant Lab @ Duke (WILD) is looking for practicum students for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an UNPAID, 8-... read more  about WILD Lab Practicum Student»

Posted on November 29, 2017

The Empathy Development Lab (PI: Dr. Rita Svetlova) is looking for undergraduate research assistants.  Our research focuses on children's developing abilities to understand others' emotions and beliefs.  In the Spring 2018, we will offer Practicum... read more  about Undergraduate research assistants, Empathy Development Lab»

Posted on November 27, 2017

The Faja and Nelson Labs at the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital have a student intern position open to assist on a multisite project with 6- to 11-year-old children on the autism spectrum. Responsibilities will include... read more  about Student Intern, Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine»

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Posted on August 24, 2018

There are two positions within research institutes at The Heller School, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.  The first position is within The Institute for Children Youth and Family (ICYFP) as a Senior Communications Specialist. ... read more  about Two positions at The Heller School, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.»

Posted on August 24, 2018

The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence is hiring a POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSOCIATE. Supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (position details attached), Drs. Brackett, Cipriano, and colleagues at the Yale Center for... read more  about Research Associate - Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence »

Posted on August 22, 2018

The Baby Books 2 Project at the University of Maryland, College Park needs a highly capable, eager, and motivated individual to serve as a part-time home visitor and recruiter for an NICHD-funded parent intervention project working with low-income,... read more  about Part-Time Home Visitor and Recruiter- University of Maryland, College Park»

Posted on August 22, 2018

The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology seeks to fill a vacancy for a full-time Visiting Research Specialist. The function of the Visiting Research Specialist is to perform subject recruitment and data collection using neuroimaging... read more  about Visiting Research Specialist at University of Illinois-UC»

Posted on August 16, 2018

The Math Education Learning and Development Lab, directed by Dr. Percival Matthews,is seeking to hire a lab manager. The lab explores a range of issues concerning the development of children's mathematical thinking. Chief areas of focus include... read more  about Lab Manager at UW-Madison»

Posted on August 16, 2018

Keshet is seeking preschool para-educators to work in a variety of schools and locations around the Chicagoland area.  Para-educators assist students with special needs under the direction of the certified teachers in a classroom,... read more  about Para-professional full/part time in special education - Chicago»

Posted on August 13, 2018

Committee for Children is growing, and we’re looking for a research assistant to join our team for a year-long project on a temporary, part-time basis (up to 30 hours per week) in our Belltown (Seattle, WA) offices. In this role,... read more  about Research Assistant at Committee for Children - Seattle, WA»

Posted on August 8, 2018

The Durham VA Medical Center (DVAMC) is looking for a Retrospective Clinical Research Coordinator to oversee and manage select retrospective research studies conducted by the principal investigator, Dr. Stephen Freedland, and his associates in his... read more  about Retrospective Clinical Research Coordinator I - Institute for Medical Research/Durham VAMC»

Posted on August 8, 2018

The Temple Cognition & Learning Lab is hiring one full-time Research Assistant to start work by October 1, 2018. This position presents diverse opportunities to participate in cutting-edge developmental psychology research, and is part of a... read more  about Full-Time Research Assistant: Temple Cognition & Learning Lab»

Posted on August 8, 2018

Please see job posting here and below (application deadline is August 22, 2018): We are seeking applicants for a research assistant position in Dr. Jonathan Posner's research lab at NYSPI to assist in  research projects using magnetic resonance... read more  about Full Time Research Assistant - NY State Psychiatric Institute»

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Posted on February 8, 2018

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,... read more  about Child's Play, Learning, & Development Lab Summer Internship at the University of Delaware»

Posted on February 8, 2018

Program: Global Economy and Development ID:2018-1684 Salary: Unpaid/Academic Credit Overview This academic credit internship, beginning in June 2018, is an opportunity for undergraduate students in their sophomore, junior or senior year,... read more  about Summer 2018 Research Internship at Brookings Center for Universal Education»

Posted on February 8, 2018

Announcing a 2018 Summer Opportunity through Story+ and The Partnership for Appalachian Girls’ Education We are seeking a team of three Duke University students who want to make a difference in the lives of... read more  about 2018 Summer Opportunity through Story+ and The Partnership for Appalachian Girls’ Education»

Posted on February 8, 2018

The human capacity for complex language is unique within the animal kingdom, and psychologists have long appreciated how the languages we learn can shape our patterns of thought in subtle ways. Language science fosters collaboration between... read more  about Undergraduate Summer Workshop in Interdisciplinary Mind and Brain Studies at the University of Pennsylvania»

Posted on February 8, 2018

Dr. Fei Xu's Berkeley Early Learning Lab (BELL), located on the main campus of the University of California, Berkeley, is now accepting applications from highly motivated undergraduates and graduating seniors for our Summer ... read more  about Summer 2018 Internship Opportunity: Berkeley Early Learning Lab»

Posted on February 8, 2018

The Music Lab is the newest lab in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. We study the basic science of music in an effort to understand how and why humans produce and perceive music at all ages and across cultures. We are recruiting... read more  about Summer Internship at the Harvard Music Lab»

Posted on February 8, 2018

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... read more  about 2018 Johns Hopkins University Laboratory for Child Development Summer Internship»

Posted on February 8, 2018

Daniel Gilbert's lab at Harvard University is accepting applications for volunteer research assistants for summer 2018. The program provides hands-on experience in all aspects of the research process, including idea generation and development, study... read more  about Summer Research Opportunity in Dan Gilbert's Lab at Harvard University»

Posted on February 8, 2018

The Developing Minds Lab at Boston University, under the direction of Dr. Melissa Kibbe, is seeking excellent undergraduates for our summer internship program. Research in the Developing Minds Lab focuses on the the development of object, numerical... read more  about 2018 Summer Internship at the Boston University Developing Minds Lab»

Posted on February 8, 2018

Dr. Sara Cordes' Infant and Child Cognition Lab, located on the main campus of Boston College, is looking for motivated and reliable undergraduates interested in participating in a summer research internship in developmental psychology. This is a... read more  about Boston College Infant and Child Cognition Lab - Summer 2018 Internship»

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Posted on August 21, 2017

Date Posted Jun. 2, 2017 Job Title Research Assistant / Crisis Counselor (Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland) Department Institution Kansas State University Manhattan, KS United States Application Deadline Open until filled Position Start Date... read more  about Research Assistant / Crisis Counselor (Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland) Kansas State University »

Posted on August 21, 2017

If you are reading this message, you are probably doing so on a device that plays music. You are probably able to hear and perceive that music and you probably can also produce music of your own, even if you've never had music lessons. You are... read more  about Short-term, part-time Research Assistant Music Lab at Harvard University»

Posted on August 16, 2017

Full-time lab transcriptionist/data entry/lab manager position in Saratoga Springs, NY (at Skidmore College); review of applications begins immediately, and the start date is ASAP. To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter (specifications... read more  about Transcriptionist/lab manager at Skidmore College»

Posted on August 14, 2017

START DATE: FALL 2017 (ASAP) The Child Language and Learning Lab at the University of Pennsylvania (PI: Kathryn Schuler) is hiring a project manager/research specialist to begin this fall.  The... read more  about Project Manager/Research Specialist--Child Language and Learning Lab at the University of Pennsylvania »

Posted on August 14, 2017

Thirty Million Words seeks a Recruitment Specialist to lead the final phase of participant recruitment for its longitudinal parent education home visiting study.  The ideal candidate is motivated, engaging, and able to connect easily with parents of... read more  about Recruitment Specialist with Thirty Million Words (University of Chicago)»

Posted on August 3, 2017

The Brannon Lab Manager will be directly involved in collecting and analyzing behavioral and fMRI data with adults and children. The position requires knowledge of MatLab programming (or demonstrated ability to learn MatLab quickly), administering... read more  about Lab Manager position - Brannon Lab - University of Pennsylvania»

Posted on July 27, 2017

Research Assistant (Fixed Term) Salary: £25,298-£29,301 We seek to appoint a Research Assistant (full-time) to work within the Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning (PEDaL) in the Faculty of Education,... read more  about Research assistant - Cambridge, UK»

Posted on July 27, 2017

Thirty Million Words seeks a new Special Projects Manager.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of exceptional organizational skills, strong project management acumen, and the ability to engage with varying and diverse... read more  about Special Projects Manager position with Thirty Million Words (University of Chicago)»

Posted on July 24, 2017

http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/124653 This position is assigned to the Center for Developmental Science (CDS), an advanced institute for interdisciplinary and collaborative studies in human development. The CDS is inter-institutional and its... read more  about Research Assistant, Institute of Education Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill»

Posted on July 24, 2017

The Research Analyst-III in the Music Cognition Lab (PI, Reyna Gordon) in the Department of Otolaryngology (VUMC) is responsible for implementation, coordinating, troubleshooting, and data analysis of studies on rhythm and language skills in... read more  about Research staff position at the Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab»

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