Opportunities- Grad school, Jobs, Internships

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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.

Widener University Graduate Admissions (09/16)

front of university centerOctober 18, 2016:
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Register Now!

Are you fresh from commencement, ready to go from backpack to briefcase? Are you a professional looking to change careers or to trade in your old briefcase for a new seat in the boardroom? Are you looking to expand career opportunities or taking on a leadership role for professional advancement?

Apply Online 

In our hyper-competitive global marketplace, Widener’s master, doctoral degrees, and dual degrees, are “degrees of distinction” for employers raising their levels of intellectual capital, entrepreneurship, and innovation to compete in the 21st century business environment.


Travel Grants for Students of Color in Psychology (Sept 2016)

This award provides travel grants for students of color for students to present at professional conferences.

Sponsor: Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs

  • Description
  • Eligibility
  • How to Apply

The Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training (CEMRRAT2) Task Force’s Travel Grant for Students of Color in Psychology intends to serve as a source of funding for graduate students to help defray travel expenses associated with attending and presenting research at a professional conference.

  • Presented work must focus on multicultural psychology or issues particularly relevant to communities of color.
  • Students selected to receive the award must commit to submission of their research to a peer-refereed journal within 90 days of their conference presentation.
  • Verification of the submission will be required, although guaranteed publication will not.

Research Tech- Boston Adolescent Neuroimaging of Depression and Anxiety (BANDA) (April 2016)

Full-time Research Technician for the Boston Adolescent Neuroimaging of Depression and Anxiety (BANDA) study available. The position is available immediately and will be based at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown Navy Yard, under the supervision of Dr. Anastasia Yendiki.

The BANDA study is funded through the NIH human connectome project initiative. This is an opportunity to work on cutting-edge neuroimaging research in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators at Boston University (PI: Hofmann), McLean Hospital (PI: Pizzagalli), Massachusetts General Hospital (PI: Yendiki), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PIs: Whitfield-Gabrieli and Gabrieli).

Responsibilities include:

– Coordinating study visits to the Martinos Center, in communication with
investigators at the three clinical sites, as well as study participants and
their families.

– Performing MRI scanning and behavioral testing on adolescents with
depression and/or anxiety disorders and healthy controls.

– Assisting with data quality assurance, analysis, and transfer between sites
and to the Connectome Coordinating Facility at Washington University.

– Managing the Internal Review Board human subjects protocol for the study.

The ideal candidate combines excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, and high comfort level with computers. A high degree of professionalism and the ability to interact with the study population, as well as a large, multi-disciplinary team of collaborators, is key. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience in MRI scanning and behavioral testing are desirable. Flexibility to perform scans on weekends, depending on subject and scanner availability, is required. The position offers opportunities to participate in publications and to be part of a fast-paced research environment at the intersection of clinical research and neuroimaging method development.

Applicants should send a CV/resume and the contact information of two references to Dr. Anastasia Yendiki (ayendiki@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu).

Upward Bound Program at Saint Francis University Summer Jobs Available  

(posted Feb. 17, 2016)

The Upward Bound Program at Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA is seeking qualified male and female applicants to fill tutor counselor positions for a six week residential summer program for 70 low income high school students from families where neither parent has a college degree. Job responsibilities include tutoring, counseling, and supervising high school students in the residence halls, as well as conducting recreational activities. A $2,200 salary in addition to room and board is provided; this position may also serve as an internship. Candidates should be current college students or recent college graduates who have shown a commitment to higher education and are interested in working with teenagers.

Minimum Q.P.A. of 3.0 required. Experience working with adolescents desired. Successful applicants must submit updated Act 34 and 151 Clearances and FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check after accepting position.

For more information, contact: Phone: (814)472-3023/(800)457-6300

email: upwardbound@francis.eduApplication


Camp Daybreak

Camp Daybreak is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, and creative people to support our campers with social, emotional, and behavioral needs. Join us for fun, and to create a life changing experience this summer.

Our volunteers come from all over the country to make a difference in the life of a young person. This highly structured and individualized support system is unique to most camp settings and offers an opportunity to focus on the strengths and interests of each child who attends. While supporting our campers is at the core of Camp Daybreak’s mission, we also provide a unique training experience for our volunteers. Volunteers often describe their experience as life changing and many pursue careers in mental health or education.

Join us and help create a life changing experience for our campers!
See: www.campdaybreak.org/volunteers/

General Information:
Camp Daybreak
Dates: August 7 – August 14, 2016
Location: Camp Thorpe, Goshen, VT
Website: www.campdaybreak.org

Camp Daybreak creates a sense of community that extends beyond the camp session. Not only are our high school and college-aged volunteers exposed to a group of like-minded peers but they are given the opportunity to contribute to their community. This intensive experience can create life long friendships and keep volunteers coming back year after year.

Camp Thorpe
Camp Thorpe is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, and creative people to support our campers with developmental disabilities during the 2016 camp season. Join us for fun, and to create a life changing experience this summer.

Camp Thorpe supports its campers with a small but enthusiastic group of counselors and staff from all over the world. While offering a highly supportive three to one ratio, our counselors receive a unique hands on training in the wide range of support that our campers need. It is an experience like no other and keep our campers and staff coming back year after year.
See: https://www.campthorpe.org/aboutus/application-for-employment/ to apply today!

General Information:
Camp Thorpe
Dates: June 14-August 6, 2016
Location: Camp Thorpe, Goshen, VT
Website: www.campthorpe.org

Camp Thorpe is a residential camp program that supports kids and adults with a range of developmental, emotional, physical, and mental health needs. Our campers come from all over the country to experience our highly supportive programming that includes traditional camp activities. Built amid the Green Mountains in Vermont, the camp aims to provide children and adults with fun, adventurous camping experiences regardless of need or financial status. It is our hope that each camper will leave Camp Thorpe with feelings of self-respect, new leisure skills, respect for others and for nature.

Both Camp Daybreak and Camp Thorpe create a wonderfully supportive and fun experience for our campers. Contact us today to get involved!

The Center for Children and Families at Florida International University announces Summer Treatment Program Counselor internship positions for 2016. 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. Counselors 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. The dates of employment for the Counselor position are Monday, June 6, 2016 through Saturday, August 13, 2016. Counselor hours of employment are 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and on Saturday, August 13. In addition, Counselors continue to work with the children until 8:30 PM one evening each week while parents participate in weekly parent training groups.

Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

June 5 – July 30, 2016

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 5 – JULY 30, 2016. Applications due February 29, 2016. 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:

Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Dec 2015)

Opportunities for qualified students and faculty to participate in hands-on research in a real-world setting with award-winning scientists

  • Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE)
  • Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS)
 Widener University’s Psychology and Business PsyD/MBA and PsyD/MBA in Health Care Management options offers a unique opportunity for students to become trained in a high caliber APA accredited clinical psychology doctoral program and also gain competence in executive coaching, consulting to organizations, or working in health care administration.

This program is a viable alternative for those considering graduate training in industrial-organizational or consulting psychology or for those who do not want to have to choose between clinical practice and working in business.  Click the link above for more information.

 Saint Joseph’s University Department of Psychology (Oct 2015)

M.S. Psychology Virtual Open House
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
To register, click here!

Psychology Department at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo (Oct 2015)

The Psychology Department at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo (UB) is currently accepting applications for our MA and Ph.D. programs.

The Department of Psychology at UB is dedicated to offering state-of-the-art education and training to its graduate students to prepare them to become leading researchers and to assume important positions in academic institutions, industry, or professional practice.  All of our graduate programs emphasize research and scholarship contributing to the scientific understanding of psychology.

Our department offers the following graduate degrees:

  • Clinical Psychology Ph.D. (APA accredited)
  • Cognitive Psychology Ph.D.
  • Social-Personality Psychology Ph.D.
  • Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D.
  • General Psychology MA

Students who enter into one of our graduate programs can expect to work closely with a faculty mentor, receiving a great deal of individual attention.  The faculty in the Department of Psychology at UB is among the very best in the nation and represents a select group of productive and collegial scholars.  More specific information about our program can be found at our website:  http://www.psychology.buffalo.edu/graduate/

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2016 semester.  Our Ph.D. application deadline is December 1, 2015 and our MA deadline is March 1, 2016.  Please check out our informational brochure, website and facebook page and if you or your students have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me by email atmschnepf@buffalo.edu.

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice (Oct 2015)

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be hosting an online information session onWednesday, October 7 at 8pm to discuss careers in community organizing with individuals interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.

RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/events

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

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Fighting for immigrants’ rights
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Reining in predatory lending practices

Positions start January 11, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, FL.

Positions start August 15, 2016 in Charleston, SC, St. Petersburg, FL and Lexington, KY.

Starting salary $34,000/year + benefits, with regular performance based raises.

Fluent speakers of Spanish and Haitian Creole are encouraged to apply.

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

Wesley Spectrum now hiring (Sept, 2015)

Wesley Spectrum currently has several job openings. There are a lot of great opportunities for both entry level and experienced candidates.  Please view all openings online at  www.wesleyspectrum.org and click on  careers in the upper right.  On the next screen, click the job openings tab. Leave all fields blank and hit search to see all openings. Candidates should also submit a resume by completing the online application.  All candidates are also welcome to contact Amanda (Wiler) Pekor.
  • Clinical Supervisor – School Based Team Model
  • Behavioral Health Worker – Team Model
  • Outpatient Therapist – split cases between Autism Outpatient
  • Mental Health Professional – Team Model
  • Family Therapist – In Home

Position/Title: Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

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