Internship & Job Opportunities

See below for current listings of internships, paid jobs, research, and professional development opportunities. The lists below are not exhaustive. Be be sure to make use of other resources like Linkedin®. To learn more about independent study and other research opportunities, click here.

Posted on September 5, 2018

Interested in mentoring opportunities? The Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI) is a nonprofit organization that runs a virtual mentoring platform called the Mentor Matching Engine (MME). MME is an online collaboration tool that pairs... read more  about Mentoring Opportunities- Illinois Science & Technology Institute»

Posted on August 31, 2018

The Medical Cognition Lab conducts research on how doctors and patients understand, remember, and use information about medical conditions and treatments.  Sample projects include TV ads for prescription drugs, benefits and risks of treatments,... read more  about Medical Cognition Lab: Research Opportunities»

Posted on August 28, 2018

The Wilbourn Infant Lab at Duke, WILD, (PI: Makeba Wilbur) is looking for undergraduate students to assist on many exciting projects that delve into infant's linguistic and cognitive development. These positions will be extremely valuable for... read more  about Lab Assistant - WILD Lab at Duke»

Posted on August 16, 2018

You’re invited to intern with Let America Vote, Jason Kander’s grassroots organization that is dedicated to protecting voting rights. We are now accepting applications for our fall internship and fellowship programs. We are looking for bright,... read more  about Fall Internships with Let America Vote»

Posted on August 15, 2018

An Opportunity for Students To: Hear from APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, ABPP Learn Basic Facts About Working In Psychology Hear About Getting Into Graduate School – What You Need to Know Attend Small Groups... read more  about 25th Psychology Undergraduate Conference»

Posted on August 13, 2018

* This will be a paid position The Moffitt-Caspi Lab is looking to hire one or two undergraduate research assistants for the fall 2018 semester. The lab (led by Drs. Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi) studies mental health and human development... read more  about Research Assistant Positions in Moffitt-Caspi Lab»

Posted on July 27, 2018

THIS LAB IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2018. CHECK BACK SPRING 2019 The Empathy Lab (PI: Rita Svetlova) is looking for individuals to assist on several exciting projects about children’s social development. These... read more  about Developmental Psychology Research Assistant Positions Fall 2018 and Spring 2019»

Posted on March 9, 2018

Posted 3/9/2018 A reminder that applications for the 2018-2019 Costanzo Teaching Fellowships are due next Friday, 3/9.  The Costanzo Fellowship is a unique opportunity for undergraduates to receive substantial training in teaching as part of the... read more  about Costanzo Teaching Fellowship»

Posted on March 1, 2018

    Volunteer Internship Opportunities in Research & Analysis Graduate students and other volunteers who would like to gain work experience in research and analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts are invited to... read more  about Volunteer Internship Opportunities in Research & Analysis»

Posted on February 8, 2018

North Carolina Early Childhood Funders Collaborative Project Manager Title: Project Manager Reports To: N.C. Early Childhood Funders Collaborative Schedule/Location: Flexible Status: -Independent Contractor, Approx. 20 hours/week, One year grant... read more  about NC Early Childhood Collaborative Part-time Project Manager Position»

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Posted on October 9, 2018

Faculty in the cognitive development cluster in the Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California Irvine (UCI) will be recruiting graduate students interested in pursuing a PhD in Cognitive Sciences starting Fall 2019. UCI CogSci... read more  about PhD in Cognitive Sciences - University of California at Irvine»

Posted on October 9, 2018

The Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York invites students to apply for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application deadline is January 1st, 2019.... read more  about Ph.D. Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences - City University of New York »

Posted on October 5, 2018

Several faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro are looking for talented and motivated students to join their research teams! We have Ph.D. programs in both experimental (cognitive, developmental, and social) and clinical... read more  about UNC Greensboro Psychology PhD and MA»

Posted on October 5, 2018

The UC Santa Barbara Social Cognitive Development Lab, directed by Dr. Zoe Liberman, is accepting applications for Ph.D. students entering in Fall 2019. Research in the lab focuses on the developmental origins of human social cognition. For example... read more  about Liberman Lab at UCSB Invites Graduate Student Applications»

Posted on October 5, 2018

The Language, Learning, and Development Lab at Oklahoma State University, directed by Dr. Sarah Kucker, is inviting applications for the PhD program in Experimental Psychology, to begin Fall 2019. Dr. Kucker’s lab focuses on language development,... read more  about Oklahoma State University – Experimental Psychology PhD program»

Posted on October 5, 2018

The PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Program at Gallaudet University is inviting prospective students to apply to our Ph.D. program to start in Fall 2019. PEN has a maximum of four competitive doctoral positions open. The program provides four... read more  about Fully Funded PhD in Educational Neuroscience, Gallaudet University»

Posted on October 5, 2018

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to be the project manager for the Every Day Learning research project. It is an NSF-funded study about how children learn math from parent-child interactions at home. We are particularly... read more  about Full-Time Project Coordinator @ University of Maryland--College Park»

Posted on October 4, 2018

The Child Language Lab at Northwestern University, directed by Dr. Adriana Weisleder, is looking for a full-time, bilingual (Spanish-English) Research Assistant/Lab Coordinator to start immediately. The research assistant will serve as an integral... read more  about Research Assistant/Lab Coordinator at Northwestern's Child Language Lab»

Posted on October 1, 2018

The Ph.D. program at Miami University’s Department of Psychology is recruiting graduate students for Fall of 2019. The Psychology Department has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research as well as new and emerging research fields and... read more  about Ph.D. at Miami University’s Department of Psychology »

Posted on October 1, 2018

This position is for a Research Project Manager who will coordinate a vibrant research program on global maternal and child health and child development under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Dr. MaryCatherine Arbour.  The research is... read more  about Research Project Manager, Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Boston»

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Posted on March 18, 2018

The Infant Studies Lab at the University of Notre Dame, under the direction of Dr. Jill Lany, is accepting applications from highly motivated undergraduates and graduating seniors for our Summer Intern Program. The goal of this unpaid internship is... read more  about Summer Internship Program, Infant Studies Lab at the University of Notre Dame »

Posted on March 18, 2018

The Gopnik Cognitive Development Lab at UC Berkeley is now accepting applications for their summer research assistant internship. Interns will gain experience working on multiple projects at all stages of the research process. This is an unpaid ... read more  about Gopnik Cognitive Development Lab Summer Internship Program 2018, UC Berkeley »

Posted on March 9, 2018

Posted 3/9/2018 Child Development Laboratory University of Maryland, College Park  Summer 2018 Internship Program The Child Development Laboratory, http://www.cdl.umd.edu, at the University of... read more  about Summer Internship-UMD Child Development Lab»

Posted on March 9, 2018

The psychology department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is recruiting undergraduate students for a paid, 10-week summer research program in child/adolescent health and injury prevention funded by the APA. Flyer is attached. Interested... read more  about Paid Undergraduate Research Opportunity at UAB»

Posted on March 1, 2018

Posted 03/01/2018 INTERNSHIPS IN CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA TraumaClinic once again has internship/practicum positions available in Cape Town for students in Psychology and Social Work in 2018. TraumaClinic offers a unique opportunity to gain... read more  about Internship In Cape Town, South Africa, TraumaClinic»

Posted on March 1, 2018

Posted 03/01/2018 The Social Skills, Imagination and Theater (SSIT) Lab in the Applied Developmental Psychology Group at George Mason University (PI: Dr. Thalia Goldstein) is seeking motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic summer research assistants... read more  about Summer Research Assistant Internship at George Mason University - Dr. Thalia Goldstein's Social Skills, Imagination and Theater (SSIT) Lab »

Posted on March 1, 2018

Posted 03/01/2018 The Berkeley Early Learning Lab (BELL), under the direction of Dr. Fei Xu, is now accepting applications from highly motivated undergraduates and graduating seniors for our Summer Internship Program in 2018.  Descriptions... read more  about University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley Early Learning Lab Summer Internship Program»

Posted on March 1, 2018

The Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh invites undergraduate students who are interested in gaining research experience in learning sciences to participate in their summer internship program. A... read more  about Summer Internship in Learning Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh»

Posted on March 1, 2018

Applications for the Yale Cognition & Development Lab's 2018 summer research internship program are now available on our website (https://cogdevlab.yale.edu/).  Our annual summer internship provides the opportunity for highly... read more  about Yale Cognition & Development Lab 2018 Summer Internship»

Posted on March 1, 2018

Children’s Mercy Hospital (located in the Kansas City metro area) announces summer scholar Counselor (typically undergraduate students) and Lead (typically graduate students) Counselor positions for our Summer Treatment... read more  about Counselor and Lead Counselor Summer Scholars, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City»

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Posted on November 27, 2017

The BLIP Lab and the LEAP Lab at NTU are hiring! Join us while we grow our team! With four official languages, the linguistic environment of Singapore is globally unique, with rich, inter-generational bilingualism in diverse languages, with diverse... read more  about Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Project Officer (Research Assistant)»

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»

Posted on November 27, 2017

The Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) at Boston Children’s Hospital are dedicated to furthering our understanding of brain and cognitive development in children diagnosed with or at risk for various developmental disorders. Our... read more  about Research Study Assistant, Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine»

Posted on November 27, 2017

Lab Manager Position - Language Learning Lab at Boston College The Language Learning Laboratory at Boston College, directed by Dr. Joshua Hartshorne, invites applications for full-time research assistants. Our research sits at the... read more  about Lab Manager Position - Language Learning Lab at Boston College»

Posted on November 27, 2017

Lab manager, Project on Child Development (Waxman Lab), Northwestern University We seek a full-time research study coordinator to manage a very active research program at the Project on Child Development (http://... read more  about Lab Manager, Project on Child Development (Waxman Lab), Northwestern University»

Posted on November 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce a new opportunity for a Research Assistant post on the BRIGHT project to be based in the UK with opportunities to travel to, and work in, the Gambia over the course of the funding. Please see below the link to the advert:... read more  about Research Assistant opportunity on the BRIGHT Gambia project»

Posted on November 27, 2017

The Causality and Mind Lab at Brown University (P.I. David Sobel) and Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) are seeking a Museum Researcher for a National Science Foundation-funded project investigating belief revision in early childhood and children's... read more  about Causality and Mind Lab at Brown University and Providence Children’s Museum Researcher»

Posted on October 11, 2017

We have an immediate opening for a lab manager/research assistant for the FluencyBank project, which is conducting a longitudinal study of fluency and language development in preschool children. This project is multi-year, and the position is... read more  about Lab Manager Position, University of Maryland FluencyBank Project»

Posted on October 11, 2017

Lab Manager Position General Description: The Social and Moral Development Laboratory at the University of Maryland, supervised by Professor Melanie Killen, is recruiting a lab ... read more  about Lab Manager Position, University of Maryland - Professor Killen's Social and Moral Development Laboratory »

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