Internship & Job Opportunities

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Posted on February 19, 2019

We welcome submissions for Discussion Sessions, Posters, Individual Papers, and Symposia, and encourage proposals from a wide variety of disciplines on topics related to development from age 18 to 29. 2019 Presidential Symposium on... read more  about The Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA) is now accepting submissions for the 9th Conference on Emerging Adulthood - October 10-12, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.»

Posted on February 19, 2019

North Carolina is a key player in the conversation over mental health. Amid an era being dubbed by some as a “mental health crisis,” issues of mental health policy, relevant legislation, and advocacy are as important as ever. The National Alliance... read more  about Discussion on Mental Health Policy with Dr. Michelle Laws – Evening of Wednesday, February 27»

Posted on February 18, 2019

We invite you to join us for the 25th anniversary edition of the annual Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion held on April 10 and 11, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison! We are thrilled to bring... read more  about WI Symposium on Emotion: 25 Years of Progress in Affective Neuroscience»

Posted on February 18, 2019

We will be offering up to 40 travel awards. These are intended for young students, undergraduates, graduate students, or postdoctoral researchers prior to their first faculty position. The award amounts are expected to be limited by $800, $1000, or... read more  about Travel Awards for Students to Attend "The Brain Produces Mind by Modelling"»

Posted on February 18, 2019

Seeking two virtual graduate  interns to assist with a project to foster compassionate school cultures, alleviate trauma, and reduce the risk of mental health concerns in schools in New England.  In conjunction with the Yale University's Program for... read more  about Two Virtual Intern Opportunities with the Childhood- Trauma Learning Collaborative, MHTC_NE»

Posted on February 13, 2019

P&N is offering to reimburse registration expenses for any undergraduate who attends the 2019 North Carolina Cognition Conference. Do not miss this opportunity, pre-register before March 9, 2019 to secure a seat. Please submit your receipt for... read more  about The 2019 North Carolina Cognition Conference - NC State University on March 23, 2019»

Posted on February 13, 2019

The Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology, or CRISPP, is a biannual conference where scholars from psychology graduate departments across North Carolina meet to discuss their work in the fields of social and personality psychology.... read more  about Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology (CRISPP) 2019»

Posted on February 12, 2019

Northwestern University's Psychology Department is hosting a program on Friday and Saturday, June 7th - 8th for students who are members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in academia (including first-generation... read more  about Northwestern University is seeking underrepresented students interested in a PhD »

Posted on February 11, 2019

Join us for the In-person M.S. Information Session to meet M.S. program faculty directors, staff, students, and alumni to learn more about what we offer!! When?  Thursday, February... read more  about Weill Cornell M.S. Program Campus-Information Session in NYC»

Posted on February 4, 2019

Interested in going to GRAD school, but can't afford to pay $1200+ for GRE prep classes? There will be another low-cost, high quality, GRE prep course offered at ... read more  about GRE Prep Classes»

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Posted on June 11, 2019

The UC Riverside Perception, Action, and Development lab (padlab.ucr.edu) is hiring a part-time (15 hours/week) research assistant to start in July 2019. The position will last 1 year. The research assistant will contribute to the NIH-funded PLAY... read more  about Part-time Research Assistant - UC Riverside Perception, Action, and Development lab »

Posted on June 11, 2019

The position is Lab Manager of the Conceptual Development Lab, directed by Dr. Susan Gelman.  The lab examines the development of language and thought in young children. See: https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/gelman-lab/ The Lab Manager will help to... read more  about Lab Manager - Conceptual Development Lab (CDL) at the University of Michigan »

Posted on June 11, 2019

The Department of Psychology at Princeton University is seeking a full­-time lab manager in the Stigma and Social Perception Lab, under the supervision of Drs. Stacey Sinclair & Nicole Shelton. The lab conducts research using a variety of... read more  about Research Specialist I - Princeton University, Stigma and Social Perception Lab»

Posted on June 11, 2019

Two Research Coordinator Positions | Brain and Body Lab |  University of California, Los Angeles | PI: Bridget Callaghan Two reliable, highly organized, and independent individuals are sought for a Staff Research Associate (SRA)... read more  about Two Research Coordinator Positions Brain and Body Lab University of California, Los Angeles»

Posted on June 10, 2019

The Families, Affective Neuroscience, and Mood Disorders Lab directed by Dr. Katie Burkhouse at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Department of Psychiatry, is seeking a Non-Benefits Full-time Academic Hourly (Research Associate I)... read more  about Research Assistant - University of Illinois at Chicago »

Posted on June 10, 2019

The Causality and Mind Lab at Brown University (PI: David Sobel) anticipates hiring a full-time Research Assistant (staff) position, starting in Fall of 2019. The successful applicant will contribute to the lab’s research on children’s causal... read more  about Research Assistant - Causality and Mind Lab at Brown University »

Posted on June 6, 2019

The Baby Brain Lab at UT Dallas is looking for a motivated full-time research assistant to join our team in the Summer of 2019. The research assistant will be working on a NIH-funded longitudinal study of caregiver speech and infant brain... read more  about Full-time RA position in Baby Brain Lab - University of Texas, Dallas»

Posted on June 6, 2019

The labs of Drs. Bonnie Nozari and Anna Fisher in the Psychology Department at Carnegie Mellon University are jointly seeking a full-time Research Assistant to conduct research in the area of concept and language learning in pre-school and school... read more  about Full-time Research Assistant opportunity at CMU»

Posted on June 5, 2019

The Child Development Lab (CDL) at the University of Maryland under the direction of Nathan Fox is searching for an individual to assume the position of Laboratory Coordinator to be available by July 1. The Laboratory Coordinator... read more  about Laboratory Coordinator The Child Development Lab (CDL) at the University of Maryland »

Posted on June 5, 2019

The Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience laboratory (PI: Dr. Cameron Carter), is recruiting for three Junior Specialist (research assistant) positions at the UC Davis Medical Center, with an anticipated start date of... read more  about Clinical Neuroscience Research Assistant ( 3 positions open) at UC Davis TCAN Lab»

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Posted on February 22, 2019

The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking summer undergraduate interns to promote broader participation in training in the Learning Sciences. The internship program will run from May 20-June 30,... read more  about Summer undergraduate research internship in Learning Sciences - University of Pittsburgh, PA»

Posted on February 22, 2019

Penn State Health is recruiting two individuals for part time work as classroom teachers in the 2019 Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The STP is an empirically supported treatment... read more  about Part-Time Paid Summer Teaching Positions For Classrooms of Students with ADHD - Penn state Health»

Posted on February 22, 2019

Penn State Health is recruiting undergraduate and graduate students to work as paid interns in the 2019 ADHD Summer Treatment Program (STP) at the Penn State Harrisburg Campus in Middletown, PA. The STP is a treatment program for 7-11 year old... read more  about Paid Summer Internships Working with Children with ADHD-Penn State Health»

Posted on February 19, 2019

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, focuses on how... read more  about Summer Internship: University of Delaware Child's Play, Learning and Development Lab»

Posted on February 19, 2019

The Language and Cognitive Development Lab at UC Berkeley, under the direction of Prof. Mahesh Srinivasan, is accepting applications for their summer internship. The goal of this program is to provide a comprehensive, hands-on research experience to... read more  about 2019 Summer Internship - UC Berkeley Language and Cognitive Development Lab »

Posted on February 13, 2019

The Gopnik Cognitive Development and Learning 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... read more  about Gopnik Cognitive Development and Learning Lab Summer Internship Program 2019-UC Berkley»

Posted on February 12, 2019

The Computation and Cognitive Development Lab at Yale University is accepting applications for a paid summer internship that will run from June 3 - July 26, 2019. Interns will work closely with graduate students in all aspects of the research... read more  about Yale University Computation and Cognitive Development Lab Summer Internship 2019 »

Posted on February 8, 2019

The main application deadline is February 15. The basic idea behind DISI is simple: to bring together promising graduate students, postdocs, and early career faculty interested in the study of mind... read more  about Diverse Intelligences Summer Institute, St Andrews»

Posted on February 7, 2019

The Temple Infant & Child Lab is offering summer internships to bright, energetic students who are eager to peer into the world of child development. The lab conducts both theoretical and applied research on language acquisition, spatial... read more  about Summer Internship: Temple University Infant & Child Lab»

Posted on February 4, 2019

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Johns Hopkins University Mind and Vision Summer Research Experience. Summer interns will receive close mentorship by faculty, postdocs, and graduate students, and will be exposed to many aspects of... read more  about 2019 Johns Hopkins University Mind and Vision Summer Research Experience»

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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 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»

Posted on August 6, 2018

The Clinical Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab at Yale, directed by Dr. Dylan Gee, is seeking a full-time research assistant to begin in summer or fall 2018 (start date flexible) to coordinate a new NIMH-funded study of the neural... read more  about Full-time RA Clinical psych & Neurodevelopment - Yale»

Posted on July 30, 2018

The Temple University Infant and Child Laboratory at Ambler (Directed by Professors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Nora Newcombe) is seeking a project coordinator to work with Dr. Hirsh-Pasek on a project investigating play and creativity in young children.... read more  about Lab Coordinator: Temple University Infant & Child 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 July 24, 2018

The Scalable Cooperation Group directed by Iyad Rahwan at the MIT Media Lab is seeking a full-time or part-time lab coordinator to start in September, 2018 (exact date negotiable).  The position is for one year with the opportunity to renew... read more  about Lab Coordinator at the MIT Media Lab»

Posted on July 20, 2018

Looking to take a year or two off before medical or graduate school? Interested in gaining research experience and exposure to the field of medicine through seminar and shadowing opportunities? Apply for a position in Dr. Stephen Freedland’s urology... read more  about Three Gap Year Positions at the Institute for Medical Research/Durham VAMC»

Posted on July 20, 2018

We are seeking Spanish-English bilingual project assistants to work on behavioral projects in the Department of Pediatrics at NYU Langone Health School of Medicine, based at NYC H+H/Bellevue (PI: Alan Mendelsohn, MD). We are examining and delivering... read more  about Bilingual Project Assistants (Parent-Child Specialists) in NYC - BELLE Project at NYU Langone School of Medicine»

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