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Be sure to check out our Graduate School and Careers in Psychology pages for some general information about each topic.

*The Psychology Department provides this information to you as we receive it, and we do not necessarily endorse any of the programs or offers being made.


New York University

Message From: Emily Balcetis
Position/Title: Assistant Professor
School/Organization: New York University

Dr. Emily Balcetis and Dr. Tessa West, social psychologists at New York University, invite interested and enthusiastic undergraduates to apply for the NYU Center for Motivated Perception Summer Internship Program. The program runs JUNE 8 – JULY 31, 2015. Applications due MARCH 20, 2015. Interns will receive free NYU dorm housing, meal plans, and stipends to compensate for lost wages.This program is fully funded by the National Science Foundation as a Research Experience for Undergraduates program. The internship will take a hands-on approach to training in experimental research design and behavioral statistics. Interns will receive training in eyetracking, psychophysiology, dyadic interactions and video analysis across multiple domains including emotion, health, relationships, jury decisions, and politics. Interns will receive guest lectures from notable professors, attend workshops developing research skills and professional development, learn data analysis, and shadow PhD students. Students will produce novel research, an APA-style manuscript, and will present their work at a conference. The program fosters a strong sense of community within and outside of the science labs. The program promotes interns as leaders and their development of the self as a scientist. Dr. Balcetis and Dr. West are committed to mentoring during and after the internship ends and helping students achieve their academic career goals by supporting participation in professional conferences and their applications to graduate school after the internship ends.For more information about qualifications, application instructions, and intern responsibilities, visit the following website: learn more about program directors and research conducted in their labs, visit:

Western Kentucky University

I am happy to announce that Western Kentucky University will be hosting a Summer 2015 National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in psychology. The theme of the program is Advancing Psychological Research with Technology. Through this program, 8 undergraduate students will complete a 10-week internship, where they will each work closely with a faculty mentor on one or more research projects. Students will also participate in developmental workshops and activities related to topics such as ethics, research methods, statistics, computer software, and presentation skills.

Program participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, free on-campus housing, a food stipend, reimbursement for travel to/from the program, and funds to travel to a national or international conference upon completion of the program. More information about the program can be found on the program website – Attached is the program flyer. Please distribute information about this unique program to any undergraduate student who has an interest in psychology. First generation college students, racial minorities, and students with one or more disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions, please email me at

Amber Schroeder


The Master of Arts in Psychological Science at the University of Minnesota Duluth is currently accepting applications, with a deadline of March 1, 2015. Our mission is to prepare graduate students with research-based knowledge and skills that are essential to successful careers in organizational, educational, clinical, and counseling settings. We are one program with three integrated tracks: Clinical-Counseling Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and General-Experimental Psychology. Please visit our website for further information and to apply. Feel free to contact us with any questions at


We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2015 cohorts in our M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Certification program in School Psychology.  Although you are no doubt familiar with our program, I wanted to take the opportunity to include some updated information concerning recent changes to our programs that may interest your students.

In an effort to expand student awareness concerning the field of school psychology, our current graduate students are providing free professional presentations to chapters of Psi Chi.  If you are interested in having our students visit your institution, please contact Dr. Lynanne Black at

Summer Treatment Program Internships

The Center for Children and Families at Florida International University announces internship positions for the 2015 Summer Treatment Program. The Summer Treatment Program (STP) provides services to children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, learning problems, and related behavior problems. The program provides treatment tailored to children’s individual behavioral and learning difficulties. Positions are available for Lead Counselors, Counselors, Teachers, and Classroom Aides. Interns will work in one of three related programs: STP-PreK, for children in preschool or entering Kindergarten; STP-E, for children ages 6-12 in elementary school; or STP-A, for adolescents in middle school and high school. The Center for Children and Families is directed by William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D., who is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Florida International University. Paulo Graziano, Ph.D., and Katie Hart, Ph.D., are the Program Directors for the STP-PreK, Erika Coles, Ph.D., is the Program Director for the STP-E, and Margaret Sibley, Ph.D., is the Program Director for the STP-A.

Room, board, and travel expenses are not covered by the internship. Each summer, there are many STP staff members from outside the Miami area who are interested in finding roommates. Once accepted to a position, staff members will have the opportunity to join a Facebook group to meet and communicate with other staff members to make housing and carpool arrangements.

Application Information and Materials

Applications for STP staff positions are accepted on a rolling basis. Therefore, there is no cutoff date for applications. Completed applications are reviewed as they are received and interviews are scheduled when applicable. Interviews for STP positions will take place beginning in the fall of 2014. Applicants who apply after all positions have been filled will be placed on a waiting list.

Instructions for completing and submitting application materials are listed on the Application Form. Students who wish to apply for more than one position should submit only one set of application materials. We receive a large number of applications and the selection process is highly competitive so interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Attention FIU STP 2014 Staff Members: If you are interested returning to work in STP 2015, please send a current resume and letter of intent to


University of Minnesota Duluth’s Master of Arts in Psychological Science

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2014.
Our mission is to prepare graduate students with research-based knowledge and skills that are essential to successful careers in organizational, educational, clinical, and counseling settings. We are one program with three integrated tracks: Clinical-Counseling Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and General-Experimental Psychology.



Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be hosting an information session on Wednesday, October 1 at 8pm EST, and another Thursday, October 2 at 7pm EST, to discuss careers in community organizing with individuals interested in empowering communities and working for social change.

RSVP for either event at

DART hires and trains organizers to lead campaigns on a broad set of justice issues including:

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Education reform in low-performing public schools

Positions start January 5, 2015 in Miami, Daytona Beach, St. Petersburg and Tampa. Positions start June 29, 2015 in Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Lawrence and Topeka, KS. Starting salary $34,000/year + benefits, with regular performance based raises.

Fluent Spanish speakers are needed in several of these cities.

To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit Still have questions? Contact Hannah Wittmer at or (202) 841-0353.



Undergraduate Research Commons

We’re very excited to announce the Undergraduate Research Commons, a discovery portal showcasing over 700 outstanding undergraduate research publications—and counting. This collection of exemplary undergraduate work includes award-winning capstone projects, faculty-mentored research, and peer-reviewed scholarship from hundreds of undergraduate institutions. With the Undergraduate Research Commons, undergraduate authors can also see which peer-reviewed journals and conferences are currently open for submissions. Check us out!

Position/Title: Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

School/Organization: Carnegie Mellon University

We are hiring a lab manager for the Center for Behavioral & Decision Research (CBDR) at Carnegie Mellon University. The lab manager will coordinate the daily operations of the laboratories and data truck that serve over 50 faculty, Ph.D. students and research assistants at Carnegie Mellon University. The starting date for this position will be in July or August.

The current directors of the Center for Behavioral & Decision Research are Prof. Taya Cohen (Tepper School of Business), Prof. George Loewenstein (Department of Social & Decision Sciences), and Prof. Alessandro Acquisti (Heinz College of Public Policy).

Interested applicants, please apply by emailing a CV and cover letter to

Click here for a job description that contains further details about this position. 

Graduate Programs:


Master’s Program in Applied Psychological Science at Pacific University

Three Program Options

Master’s in Applied Psychological Science
This terminal Master’s program in Applied Psychological Science is designed to prepare students for employment as non-licensed professionals (in applied practical or research settings) or for further training in psychology at the doctoral level. The APS program is not designed to meet the master’s level licensure requirements for either psychology or counseling in the state of Oregon.

PsyD in Clinical Psychology
The PsyD in Clinical Psychology program follows a practitioner-scholar model of professional education, with coursework, application and research reflecting the field’s latest empirical findings. It is accredited by the American Psychological Association.

PhD in Clinical Psychology
The PhD Program in Clinical Psychology at Pacific University adheres to a scientist-practitioner model and prepares students to integrate the science and practice of psychology by completing specific requirements in didactic instruction and experiential practica. Graduates can function as scientists and practitioners, trained with a particular emphasis on the research and academic aspects of our field.

Click here to check out our flyer for more information!


Indiana University of Pennsylvania Department of Educational and School Psychology

PhD program in Psychology and Social Intervention (PSI) at Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, & Human Development