More job opportunities are posted in hard copy on the career bulletin board in the psychology wing of the Kaufman building!
Go to Dickinson Connect for an online resource for employment searches and applications with a network of companies and programs that are interested in employing Dickinson students. Dickinson Connect is available through the Gateway, under "Student Resources."
When considering how to get experience that will boost your resume, especially in an area that may not allow you to gain direct experience without a degree (e.g. clinical/counseling), consider giving a couple of hours a week to volunteering. For more information about Dickinson's network for volunteering at relevant agencies, see the Center for Religious Life and Community Services.
Upward Bound Summer Positions Available
Morehouse College’s Project
IMHOTEP. The IMHOTEP program is an eleven-week summer internship designed
to increase the number of minority students entering into graduate programs and
ultimately careers in public health. The IMHOTEP program is an
interdisciplinary research program that is open to students of all disciplines.
The program involves training and public health research
with experts at the CDC, NIMR, Academic Institutions, State Agencies, and
various other public health agencies and community based organizations. Interns
receive a $3,500 stipend, lodging, and travel to and from their site location
and city of origin.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply before January
Background: Project IMHOTEP is designed to increase the number of minority students
entering into graduate programs and ultimately careers in public health. The IMHOTEP
program is an interdisciplinary research program that is open to students of all disciplines.
Requirements: Applicant must be a junior, senior, or recent graduate student with a cumulative
grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or better.
Locations: Atlanta, GA; Cincinnati, OH; Hyattsville, MD; Morgantown, WV; Pittsburgh, PA; Spokane, WA;
Anchorage, AK; and Washington, DC; additional national and various international locations to be determined.
A FINANCIAL STIPEND ALONG WITH ATRAVEL AND HOUSING ALLOWANCE WILL BE PROVIDED.
THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED:
• Complete online application
• Recommendation forms completed by two recommenders
• All official transcripts (mailed directly from Registrar’s office)
TO MAIL TRANSCRIPT OR FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Public Health Sciences Institute
Attn: Project IMHOTEP
830 Westview Drive S.W., Box 140088
Atlanta, GA 30314
phone: (404) 215-2733 email: email@example.com
Skills Intervention Study funded through Autism Service, Education, Research
and Training Grant from the PA Bureau of Autism Services, Department of Public
Welfare is in need of VOLUNTEERS!
Types Volunteers Needed:
Young Adults with Autism (age 18-35 years)
-With a primary diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome or
-with the ability to use language in complete
**Volunteers meet once a week for a 75-minute group
session with other study participants, followed by a 90 minute peer
generalization session with the chance to partner with typically- developing
peer volunteers for social outings in the community**
Young Adults (ages 18-35 years)
-Friendly & outgoing
-Understanding of individuals with disabilities
**Volunteers needed to attend a 90 minute session
partnering with peers for social outings in the community**
For more information contact Krina Durica at
717-531-0003 ext. 286286
Job ID: 7578
*Job Title: Intern - Summer 2013
Organization Name: AIDS/HIV Services Group (ASG)
The AIDS/HIV Services Group (ASG) is seeking an Evaluation
and Administration Specialist to advance the organization’s mission to build
community for people living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV or AIDS.
Now in our 25th year of service in Charlottesville, VA, ASG provides an
integrated wellness experience through a diverse set of programs including
direct client services, environmental strategies and advocacy. We are seeking a
Summer Intern to join our staff of diverse professionals who remains dedicated
to our mission of building community for people living with, affected by or at
risk for HIV or AIDS.
Job Title: Summer Intern
Reports To: Executive Director
Our Summer Intern will deliver client interviews associated with individual client
growth, program assessment, and quality improvement. Additionally, the Summer
Intern will develop a specific learning experience under the guidance of the
ASG leadership team. This position requires excellent communication and
interpersonal skills, extensive computer literacy, and data collection
proficiency While this position will be tailored to each intern, with
objectives developed collaboratively with the ASG team, the core of this
internship will be specific interviewing including the administration of the
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) GPRA
(Government Program [and] Results Act) for the ASG Ready to Respond Initiative
which provides behavioral health interventions and supportive services to
African American women with a history of incarceration and/or addictive
behaviors. Collection of data through face-to-face encounters with ASG’s
clients, and entering the data into SAMHSA’s NOMS (National Outcome Measurement
System) database is a significant aspect of this internship opportunity.
• Management of scheduling for the delivery of program GPRA and client
interviewing and surveying associated with quality assurance activities under
the guidance of the ASG leadership team.
• Ensures the integrity, fidelity and quality of data collected and subsequent
entry into the databases.
• Adheres to quality assurance program for data collection, storage and
• Maintains data fidelity by analyzing and evaluating data for reliability.
• Attends all scheduled meetings: staff meetings, with the Executive Director,
Team meetings, and trainings.
• Communicates clearly and professionally in both written and verbal
• Other objectives to be developed collaboratively with intern candidates and
the ASG leadership team, based on intern candidate interest and ASG resources.
Type: 15 – 30 hours weekly; minimum 8 week commitment; hourly wage equivalent
to Charlottesville Living Wage; Rising Juniors and Seniors preferred. Rising
sophomores will be considered.
• The mission of ASG, client-collaborative systems of health care, and
principles of health equity
• Quality assurance and control standards
• Efficient office management principles and procedures
• Data systems, computer systems and interviewing techniques
• HIV/AIDS, including social, legal, medical, prevention and service delivery
• Respect patient privacy and confidential information
• Maintain effective working relationships
• Elicit information and mandated data through in-person interviews
• Prepare and present clear and concise written and oral reports
• Perform Word-processing and proficiency with IBM compatible software
including Microsoft Word, Access, Outlook, and the World Wide Web applications
• Representative of, or experienced with, populations served by ASG
• Prioritize multiple tasks
• Synthesize and analyze complex information rapidly
• Work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies
• Work comfortably with diverse populations with sensitivity to issues
• Form relationships and communicate with employees and other agency contacts
in a courteous and professional manner
through the DickinsonConnect system by 3/6 to
be considered for an on-campus interview on March 22.
If you have questions, please contact Tammy Heberlig in the Career Center
office at firstname.lastname@example.org or
ASG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES A DIVERSE WORKFORCE.
MULTI-LINGUAL INDIVIDUALS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Located in Charlottesville, VA, ASG has a $1.3 million operating budget and 15
employees. Participants in our Internship Program work collaboratively with the
agency’s Executive Director, staff, and community stakeholders, including
funders. Interns gain firsthand experience with a diverse portfolio of programs
including direct client services, education, prevention, testing and advocacy.
Programs and services are funded through Ryan White Part B, Housing
Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), High Risk Youth and Adult (HRYA),
Community HIV Testing (CHT) and the Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Resources and
Linkages for Inmates (CHARLI) through the Virginia Department of Health, and
the Ready to Respond initiative through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with a variety of community foundations
and funders. Interns at ASG are engaged in unique learning experiences based on
exploring the diverse roles that not-for-profit professionals play in the life
and health of the communities we serve while gaining practical knowledge in the
delivery of public health programming on the local level. Past interns have
developed specific projects in Nonprofit Administration, Health Advocacy and
Public Policy, Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis, Health Equity, Strategic
Planning, Finance, Development, Health Education, Community Outreach and
For more information on ASG please visit: http://www.asgva.org/.
Gilbert's Lab at Harvard University is accepting applications for volunteer
research assistants for the summer. The ideal candidate is a motivated
undergraduate or recent graduate with a keen interest in social psychology.
Research experience is an asset but not a necessity.
Research topics relate to affective forecasting, the role of shared experience, altruism,
self-knowledge, and judgment and decision making. Interns work approximately
35 hours a week; this includes study preparation, data collection (in the
lab and in the field), analysis,
and lab meetings.
The opportunity is for summer 2013, early June through mid-August. Applications
will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled, with a
final deadline of March 15.
apply: please send a CV, unofficial grade report, and your availability between
June and August to email@example.com
Resources for the Future (RFF), an independent
nonprofit organization specializing in research, policy analysis, and public
education on environmental, energy, and natural resource issues, offers summer
internships for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.
To read more about this
opportunity, please visit: https://www.myinterfase.com/dickinsoncollege/job_view.aspx?token=WyangNqKqDzzgZjbFUc3YQ%3d%3d
National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness are now accepting
applications for our spring internship program. Dickinson students can run our
Spring 2013 campaign, the Hunger Cleanup, and learn how to make a difference on
poverty issues in their community. They'll learn how to recruit a team, plan an
event, and build grassroots support for the campaign, as well as learning how
to educate their peers on the issue. Students can apply here: www.studentsagainsthunger.org
Students can also find out more information on our organization and our
campaigns on our website.
Summer Internships Available at the Emotion,
Health and Psychophysiology Lab
at UC San Francisco
We are currently accepting
applications for summer interns at the Emotion, Health and Psychophysiology Lab
at UC San Francisco under the direction of Wendy Berry Mendes. We offer a
nine-week internship program (June 17 – August 16) for undergraduates who are
interested in conducting research at the intersection of social psychology,
emotion, psychophysiology, and neuroendocrinology. Interns are involved in
conducting studies, acquiring autonomic and neuroendocrine data, editing
and scoring physiological responses, and attending weekly tutorials and lab
meetings. This internship is ideal for those students interested in pursuing a
graduate degree in psychology or medicine. Most interns receive funding or
course credit from their own university, but there are a few stipends
If you are interested in
applying to be a summer intern please email your resume/vita to EHPLSummerInternship@gmail.com by March 16th.
Selected interns will be notified by April 8th and stipend awardees
will be notified soon after.
Upward Bound Program at Frostburg State is currently seeking applicants to fill
our tutor/counselor positions and would greatly appreciate your help. I
am asking that you inform your students and faculty members about our positions
and post the attached flyer in your department.
are looking for energetic, responsible individuals who want to make a
difference in the lives of disadvantaged high school students. If you
have any questions please feel free to call me at 301-687-4994. I also
encourage you to visit our web site at www.frosturg.edu/UpwardBound
AseraCare Hospice Is
AseraCare Hospice is seeking companion volunteers to join the team
individuals making a difference in patients’ lives.
What do volunteers
• Visit patients and families, and provide a “listening ear”
• Run errands, such as grocery shopping
• Provide respite relief for family caregivers for brief periods
• Listen to patients’ remembrances
• Read or write letters for patients
• Hold a hand
• Give a hug
• Offer support to the family after the patient’s death
How much time must I
We like for volunteers to give at least two hours of support each
but you dictate the amount of time you have to give. Any time that
spend with a patient contributes to his or her quality of life and
much needed support to the family.
For more information,
Volunteer Coordinator • 717-541-4466
75 South Houcks Rd., Ste. 101 • Harrisburg, PA 17109
800-551-4466 • Fax: 717-541-4470
The Early Development Lab,
under the direction of Dr. Angeline Lillard, in the Department of Psychology at
the University of Virginia invites applications for a summer internship program
for undergraduate students. This internship has been designed to afford
interested and motivated undergraduates an opportunity to gain research
experience in a child development lab. Applications will be accepted now
through March 8th, and the program will run from June 3rd
through August 9th. The program is open to rising juniors and
seniors currently enrolled at a 4-year institution. More information can
be found at http://tinyurl/EDLinternship.
For questions not addressed on the website, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
name is Marites with PennPIRG (www.pennpirgstudents.org), the
statewide public interest advocacy group. I am hoping that as a professor at
Dickinson, you can help get the word out to students about our spring
internship program. We may have contacted you about the New Voters Project last
fall - in Pennsylvania our interns registered over 3,500 students to vote and
made sure they were able to vote on Election Day.
internship program gives students the opportunity to work on important issues,
learn valuable skills, get hands-on experience, and make a difference.
semester we're working to protect clean air by limiting coal plant pollution,
get big money out of politics, and bring more public transportation to
you send the email below to your students? Please let me know if you do – you
can include me in the email if that’s the easiest.
you’d like to get more involved with PennPIRG, you can join our list of faculty supporters by
so much for your time and help, and please let me know if you have any
If you know any current seniors or alumni who might be interested
in a career as an information professional, please pass on our new posting for
the 2013-2014 Friends of the Library Intern. Thanks!
Center for Behavioral and Decision Research at Carnegie Mellon University is
accepting applications from undergraduates interested in conducting judgment
and decision making research in our summer internship program. The internship
begins on June 17, 2013 and ends on July 26, 2013.
CBDR summer internship is open to students who are interested in gaining
familiarity with and executing research in the field of judgment and
decision-making. The Center includes researchers with training in social and cognitive
psychology, behavioral economics, marketing, neuroscience, and organizational
behavior. Interns will spend approximately 40 hours/week working in close
contact with faculty and graduate students affiliated with the center. Work
includes conducting experiments with CBDR researchers in the lab and field (on
our Data Truck). In weekly seminars, researchers will present the results of
the research conducted by the interns the previous week and lead workshops on
related topics (e.g., from intertemporal choice to the graduate admissions
will be provided with free university housing and access to university
facilities, but will be responsible for all other costs (e.g., transportation,
travel, and meals).
deadline for applications is February 1st, 2013. All applicants must commit to
attending the entire program (arriving on 6/16/2013 and departing on
7/27/2013). Applicants who cannot attend the entire program will automatically
be removed from consideration (please check your calendar and final exam
schedule in advance before submitting an application).
A one-page cover letter describing your research experience and interests.
Please explain why you would like to attend the program, as well as whether you
intend to attend graduate school in a related field.
A resume or curriculum vitae. Please include your university, major, relevant
courses, relevant research experience, GPA, email address, and a working
A letter of reference from a member of your academic community: a graduate
student, post-doctoral researcher, or professor.
should be submitted to the Center for Behavioral and Decision Research
laboratory manager, Ms. Tess Bailie, by email (email@example.com). Applicants
will be notified of their status by February 15th. For
information about the Center for Behavioral Decision Research, please visit: http://cbdr.cmu.edu.
are pleased to announce that we will be holding our summer research experience
for undergraduates again in summer 2013. The program's focus is Biological Basis of Human and Animal
Behavior. The project is funded by the National
Science Foundation (SMA 1063091).The goal of this program is to provide 12
undergraduate students with an in-depth, hands-on research experience focused
on the biological basis of animal and human behavior. Students will be
trained in the application of the scientific method to develop hypotheses,
design and conduct research studies involving either animal or human
subjects. Students will also be trained in the responsible conduct of
research. Students will be mentored by full-time, Ph.D.-level faculty members
who are tenured/tenure-track faculty with strong programs of research. Students
selected for the program will be expected to devote at least 40 hours a week
for research; thus, it is not possible to be enrolled in courses or other
activities during the program.
June 1, 2013-July 27, 2013
February 15, 2013
be eligible, students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is
currently enrolled in an undergraduate program. Each student will
reside in a campus dormitory (at no cost to the student) and receive $500 per
week to cover food and other living expenses. Students will receive a
$500 travel stipend to pay for their travel to and from campus and a $500
additional stipend, if students present research at an academic conference.
about how to submit an application is available at http://psychology.okstate.edu/faculty/kennison/osunsfreu.htm.
especially welcome applications from students from underrepresented groups,
including first generation college students and students from rural areas.
Thank you for helping promote the Children’s Hospital of
Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP) at your
institution. Applications are now being accepted! Please
encourage undergraduates with a competitive GPA and a strong interest in
biomedical research to apply.
CRISSP is a 10-week competitive summer internship program
for undergraduate students interested in careers in the biomedical
sciences. CRISSP offers opportunities in basic, clinical, behavioral, and
translational research. In addition to completing an independent research
project, interns learn basic techniques and gain exposure to how research is
conducted under the direction of CHOP faculty.
New this year:
Sixteen positions available
Opportunities for clinical observation for all
Internship in pediatric AIDS research
deadline January 18th, 2013
For more information and to access the application form,
please visit our website http://www.research.chop.edu/programs/crissp/.
Lab manager for the
Intergroup Relations and Diversity Lab under the direction of Valerie
Purdie-Vaughns at Columbia University. Position is open until filled.
To apply, use the link below and be sure so include a cover letter and
Reporting to the PI, the incumbent will provide administrative assistance to
research related to intergroup relations, psychophysiology, health, and
academic performance. Duties involve assistance with all steps of the research
process, (recruitment of participants, designing and running studies, gathering
data, data presentation and publication). The applicant will coordinate the
administration of a productive lab, including coordinating finances, and
helping in developing grant applications. This is an ideal position for someone
planning to pursue a Ph.D. in social psychology or organizational behavior.
This is a 2-year position.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade: Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications
to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree in psychology.
At least 12 months experience in conducting experimental research.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications: Applicant MUST meet these
minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
Experience managing social psychology experiments and data gathering. Project
management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills in addition
to strong organizational skills required. High time flexibility.
Computer skills required:
MS Office (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software). Statistical
research applications (such as SPSS, SAS, R, NVivo, etc).
Solid training and experience in social psychology. Experience conducting
experiments involving psychophysiological measurement (e.g., cortisol).
Knowledge of literature on social identity threat and/or social psychological
intervention. Experience programming in MediaLab, DirectRT, Qualtrics, or
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NSF-funded program
matches students with mentors at ICPSR, and supports exploration of a research
question from start to finish -- including literature searches, data analyses,
and creation of conference-ready posters summarizing students' research
are now being taken through an on-line application portal.
Two letters of recommendation are required, and can also be sent over the Web. The
deadline is January 31, 2013.
examples of research projects that 2012 interns completed, see these videos.
“Hands-on Minds-on”: Multidisciplinary Approaches to
Understanding and Preventing Societal Violence
In summer 2013, Virginia Tech will offer a unique
interdisciplinary NSF-funded REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates)
program specifically designed for students from Virginia community colleges and
4-year institutions around the country. The program brings scholars together
from the colleges of Engineering, Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, and Science
to study the topic of societalviolence. Students will be paid a $5,000 stipend,
and provided travel, freehousing and meals on our campus for 10 weeks from May
28 to August 2.
The application deadline is January 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
For additional information
about this program or to download an application please
There are four research positions now open with Betsy Levy Paluck
at Princeton University. Each position will last approximately one year, with a
flexible start date. Please see below for details.
Project Manager for a Research-Based Anti-Bullying
Intervention Program in New Jersey Middle Schools
We are hiring project managers for an innovative
anti-bullying intervention research project based in the Psychology Department
at Princeton University. The intervention project is designed to test research
insights on peer influence and social networks, and will be conducted in New
Jersey middle schools. Project managers will work on a creative and high-energy
research team led by faculty member Betsy Levy Paluck and postdoctoral
associate Hana Shepherd, and will work with New Jersey students, teachers, and
school administrators. Project managers will make important contributions to
research-based solutions to the problem of peer bullying and
Each project manager will be responsible for administering
all aspects of the intervention in several schools. During the school year,
project managers will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations
of the research project, which will involve extensive interaction with teachers
and administrators in the schools to schedule meetings and survey
administration, and with the university researchers to discuss ongoing feedback
and observations. The intervention that project managers will administer will
involve meeting once or twice monthly to lead discussions and activities with a
select group of students in each middle school. Project managers will also be
responsible for coordinating the administration of surveys to all students at
each school three times during the year, and working with teachers and
administrators to collect and organize information about each school.
The position is ideal for candidates who are enthusiastic
about working with adolescents, conducting research, and learning more about
the combination of research and practical and policy interventions. Project
managers will acquire experience working with a school district and working
with innovative university research. Ideal candidates are those interested in
gaining experience in secondary education or intervention-based approaches to
social problems, or pursuing a higher degree in social science, public policy,
education, or program evaluation.
- Helping researchers design activities for monthly
meetings with middle school students
- Leading monthly meetings with selected students at each
- Assisting with the administration of surveys of all
students and teachers in each school
- Maintaining constant contact with teachers and
administrators in each school regarding school events and logistics
- Maintaining constant contact with the two faculty
members running the project
- Monitoring online content about bullying and harassment
for each school
- Entering and managing data about the schools
- Collecting and managing records throughout the year for
- Organizing periodic events for select students
throughout the year
- Bachelors degree in social science (e.g., economics,
sociology, psychology, anthropology, or political science), education, or
a related field
- Experience with and enthusiasm for working with middle
or high school students
- Creativity and innovative thinking
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent attention to detail, record-keeping, and
- Access to a car and ability to drive
- Must pass a background check
Desired (not required)
experience and skills include:
- Experience with social science research and/or project
- Familiarity with conducting interviews or focus groups
- Experience coordinating schedules and conducting
meetings with administrators
- Familiarity with social media
- Experience working with racially and culturally diverse
- Spanish language
The position has a flexible start date; it will run either
from June 2012 through June 2013 or from August 2012 to June 2013. Compensation
is standard for university research assistants and benefits are included. The
official job title will be Research Specialist for Princeton University.
To apply, please send a cover letter expressing your
interest, highlighting relevant skills, and explaining why you are a good fit
for this position given the requirements, and a resume including the contact
information for two references to email@example.com, with the subject heading “Project
Manager.” We will then send you a case study as an opportunity to demonstrate
creativity and innovation after receiving your initial materials. All short
list candidates will be interviewed.
Asst. Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton
2011-2012: Visiting scholar, Russell Sage Foundation
Fair Share Alliance is a
citizen-based non-profit advocacy organization that works to provide every American
with a fair shot at a good job and a strong voice in our democracy. We are NOW
HIRING for positions around the country.
While millions of Americans are struggling to find work and
make ends meet, big corporations and special interests are getting billions in
government subsidies and exerting far too much influence in our political
system. Fair Share Alliance is fighting back! Through grassroots
organizing and advocacy, we're working to create more jobs rebuilding America
and expanding clean energy.
We're hiring Campaign Directors to lead our grassroots campaign for a fair
economy. We're looking for graduating seniors and students going into their
Junior and Senior year who are passionate and ready to take action to create
positive social change in our economy and democracy. If
you'd like to receive more information, please fill out our online interest
Interviews are being held right now and over the next few weeks. Positions
will be filled on a rolling basis. If you're ready to apply, please email
your resume and a paragraph or two about why you're interested to Ali
Blumenstock, Lead Campaign Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fair Share Alliance Campaign Director Job Description:
FIGHT FOR A FAIR ECONOMY
As a Campaign Director, you’ll be a part of building a Fair Share Alliance
organization in your community and raising the profile of our issues to make a
real impact in the lives of your friends, family and neighbors. Campaign
Directors are responsible for building the grassroots movement to help everyday
people have access to the American Dream. Specifically, you’ll run a local
campaign office to conduct grassroots fundraising, build membership for Fair
Share Alliance and support for our issues, turnout voters for the elections and
keep the heat on the 1% in the media.
You’ll work on a team with other directors to run a successful campaign office.
Each Director will be responsible for:
• Recruit and manage a 10-25 staff members to sign on thousands of members in
your area to support our work and our issue campaigns.
• Train staff on effective canvassing and grassroots campaign skills.
• Develop new leaders and the next generation of political activists.
Grassroots fundraising and membership building
• Lead the effort to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars and recruit
thousands of members for the organization locally. Specifically, meet or exceed
your office’s goals for fundraising and membership.
• Canvass three or more days a week to raise money, identify supporters, sign
up members and train staff.
• Manage all day-to-day administrative tasks related to fundraising, building
membership, campaign and election work and general office management.
Issue Campaigns and Election Field Work
• Work with local coalitions of like-minded organizations, elected leaders and
• Run media events to raise the profile of our issues.
• Organize grassroots lobbying events and in-district meetings with elected
• Work with the Fair Share Alliance political team to devise a local strategy
for reaching out to base and swing voters.
• Recruit volunteers and staff to talk face-to-face with thousands of voters.
• Target and turn out our supporters to vote.
Training is designed to give the skills and confidence needed to tackle the
challenges of building a movement. In classrooms and in the field, you’ll work
with experienced staff to learn all the skills of campaign directing, including
recruitment, leadership development, staff management, public speaking, media,
fundraising, canvassing, and administrative management.
We’re looking for smart leaders ready to launch a project in their state.
Passion for the issues, strong work ethic, ability to work on a team and follow
direction are a must.
We’re hiring for 30 locations across the country.
HOW TO APPLYEmail your cover letter and resume to Ali Blumenstock, Lead Campaign
Director, at email@example.com.
-- Ali Blumenstock Director, Fair Share Alliance firstname.lastname@example.org 610-952-9763 Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/FairShareAlliance
Frostburg State University’s Upward Bound Program is Seeking Tutor/Counselors For Federally-Funded, Six-Week Summer Residential Education Program Designed To Encourage & Motivate Qualified Disadvantaged High School Students To Pursue Post-Secondary Education & To Develop Skills & Attitudes Essential For Success Beyond High School. Available June 10 - July 27, 2012 (tentative dates) And Includes
One Week Of Training. Salary: $2,000 Plus Room & Board.
Positions Will Serve As Residence Hall Small-Group Supervisors & Tutors In Various Academic Areas; Chaperon Field Trips; Conduct Recreational Activities; Assist Classroom Instructors; Conduct Small Group Tutoring/Study Sessions; Enforce Safe, Positive & Productive Residence Hall Living Environment.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: One Year Undergraduate Experience; Excellent Interpersonal & Communication Skills; Ability To Relate To Diverse University Population; & Evidence Of Successful Academic Performance.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience As Camp Counselor; Supervising Students In Residential Setting; Teaching & Tutoring In Math, Science, Writing or Foreign Language; & Experience Working W/Disadvantaged Youth. Individuals That Have Succeeded In Overcoming Barriers Similar To Those Confronting The FSU Upward Bound Students Are Encouraged To Apply.
Direct Position & Employment Inquiries To Upward Bound (301) 687-4994 OR email@example.com.
All Applicants Will Be Sent A Pre-Employment Screening Questionnaire As Part Of The Submission Process, To Be Completed & Returned. Applicant Review Will Begin Immediately – Deadline To Apply Is March 1, 2012. Send Letter Of Application Addressing Interest and Qualifications; Resume; Copy Of Transcripts; & Names, Addresses, & Telephone Numbers Of Three Professional References To: Frostburg State University, ATTN: Tutor/Counselor Position, Upward Bound Program, 101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the FSU Upward Bound Program, visit our website at www.frostburg.edu/clife/ubp
Jobs for Dickinson students with Environment America
is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy group working for clean
air, clean water, and open spaces.
is part of the Environment America federation, a federation of 29 state-based
environmental groups. Each year, Environment America hires passionate,
talented, and committed college graduates to join our two-year Fellowship
Program. Fellows work side by side with our most experienced advocates and
organizers to make a real difference for the environment.
You’ll make an immediate impact
If you’re hired, you’ll learn how to plan and run strategic state and
national campaigns. You’ll learn how to research and identify effective
solutions to critical environmental problems and how to build and mobilize
powerful local constituencies to get behind your campaigns. You’ll lobby
lawmakers; publish opinion pieces in major newspapers and on key websites; set
up and speak at news conferences; organize town hall meetings and rallies; and
run citizen outreach campaigns to educate the public, build membership and
raise money for our work. You’ll recruit interns, activists, and staff to work
alongside you. Bottom line: You’ll make a real difference.
You’ll get great training
You’ll learn by participating in classroom-style trainings throughout
the year. You’ll get guidance and feedback from your staff director, and work
alongside some of the nation’s top environmental advocates and organizers. Past
fellows will tell you, though, that you will learn the most through hands-on
The Fellowship is only the beginning
After just two years of hard work, you’ll have the skills and
experience to take on even more leadership here at Environment America –
running your own program, or leading the charge in a new state or on a new
issue – or elsewhere in the environmental community.
a current Fellow based in Philadelphia (and a member of the Dickinson Class of
2011) I have already organized and spoken at press conferences, coordinated
with municipalities to help them pass environmental resolutions, and lobbied
state legislators in Harrisburg. I speak from personal experience when I say
that the Fellowship Program is a great way to get the training and experience
you need to take on responsibility and make a positive impact just a few months
after graduating from college.
To apply for the
Fellowship Program, please sign up via the Career Center listing (Job ID #6287).
I will be conducting interviews at Dickinson Feb. 17. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
The Research Specialist will be responsible for working with faculty,
post-docs, graduate students and undergraduates in both administrative
and research capacities. This opportunity involves more than (but
includes) the typical research assistant capabilities,
and thus will be most suited to applicants who have had prior
experience conducting behavioral research and who have an active
interest in pursuing graduate school in psychology, marketing or some
- Scheduling of study sessions, meetings, etc.
- General project management
- Data collection in the lab and elsewhere
- Programming using research and recruitment software (Medialab, DirectRT, Qualtrics, MTurk)
- Creating study materials
- Training and supervising undergraduate research assistants
- Managing online databases and lab supplies, maintaining experimental records
- Developing methods of recruiting research participants and advertising participation opportunities
- Writing and amending IRB proposals
- Statistical analysis (depending on the individual’s personal career goals)
Applicants should be extremely conscientious, have excellent
organizational skills and enjoy the challenges of a demanding work load
involving simultaneous involvement in multiple research projects with
multiple research assistants conducted in multiple locations
(laboratory, online, public areas). Additional requirements include:
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, marketing, organizational behavior or
related field (senior level undergraduates may also apply presuming
- Experience with experimental human research (one-year preferred)
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and managerial abilities
- Computer literacy with both PC and Mac
Review of applications will begin July 18th. Applications should be submitted through the MIT jobs portal at
Research Coordinator/Lab Manager position at Duke
The Duke Interdisciplinary Initiative in Social Psychology (DIISP) Laboratory is seeking a Research Coordinator (35 hours/week). The DIISP Lab is a large interdisciplinary social science research facility that serves faculty and students in psychology, as well as political science, marketing, sociology, and behavioral economics. The Research Coordinator will support the research activities of the faculty and students who use the DIISP Lab through scheduling lab use, coordinating undergraduate research assistants, programming and running experiments, registering lab users, and conducting literature searches and basic data analyses. In addition, the coordinator will assist the faculty and post-doctoral lab directors (Dr. Mark Leary and Dr. Meredith Terry) with day-to-day operations of the Lab, including the new DIISP ResearchMobile. The coordinator will also help to build and maintain a database of research participants and train faculty and student users of the lab.
The position is ideal for someone with a strong undergraduate background in psychology or a closely related field who is planning to enter graduate school in the future. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in psychology or a related field and experience with experimental social science research. Candidates need excellent time-management skills, attention to detail, ability to mediate and resolve conflicts, and ability to juggle multiple varied tasks. Candidates must be comfortable working independently but also work well with a variety of people, including faculty, doctoral students, and undergraduates. Experience with the following software packages is desirable, but not required: SPSS, Excel, Media Lab, and Direct RT. Attractions of the position include the exciting intellectual atmosphere of DIISP and the collegial work environment with the two post-doctoral associates in the lab. The position has a competitive package, including Duke health benefits. Review of applications will begin on June 1, and the position will begin mid-July, 2011.
All applicants must apply through the Duke Human Resources system at http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html. See Requisition #400500084.
Center for Behavioral Decision Research - Lab Manager Position available now
We have a full-time lab manager position available immediately at the Center for Behavioral Decision Research at Carnegie Mellon University (http://cbdr.cmu.edu).
A full description of the position, its requirements, and applications are available online at:
U Maryland Center for Addictions, Personality, & Emotion Research
The Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research (CAPER) in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland College Park has an opening for a full time, Lead Research Assistant. The position
is in support of a NIDA-funded, randomized controlled clinical trial employing combined behavioral and pharmacotherapy-based interventions for smoking cessation among adults. The Lead Research Assistant will
participate in multiple aspects of the study including overseeing undergraduate research assistants, assisting with participant recruitment and retention, administering research and clinical assessments, and data management. The Lead Research Assistant provides timely identification of issues relevant to the integrity of the study and participates in the formulation of problem-solving strategies. Numerous opportunities exist to become involved in conference presentations and publications. Information about our Research Center
can be found at http://www.addiction.umd.edu/
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, n Public Health, or in a related field; be proficient in Microsoft ffice and SPSS software; and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience administering the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID) or other diagnostic instruments and in working with a diverse community population. Some weekday evening availability is required. Tuition remission available for University of Maryland classes. Salary
commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Nailah Harrell at email@example.com
. Interviews will be ongoing until the position is filled.
Behavioral Science Researcher - Bethesda, Maryland
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Researcher with psychology or behavioral degree and research experience to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Bethesda is in the Washington DC metro area.
This is a full time, long term, indefinite contract which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at www.kellygovernmentsolutions.com
MS/MA/MPH Researcher - Behavioral science - NIH - Bethesda, Maryland
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Division of Intramural Research
TASKS/SERVICES: The contractor shall:
1. Conduct and oversee operations in an immersive virtual environment research facility.
2. Conduct behavioral experiments with human participants using virtual reality technology and psychophysiological measurement tools.
3. Oversee participant recruitment and scheduling.
4. Maintain recruitment and participant databases.
5. Manage participant interface with NIH Clinical Center procedures.
6. Maintenance of virtual reality equipment, software, and general testing area facilities.
7. Perform literature searches; prepare summaries and reports.
8. Work with staff on data preparation.
9. Prepare and code experimental data for analysis.
10. Contribute to planning and executing plans for development of new virtual reality environments.
11. Act as a liaison with computer programmers for creation of virtual reality environments.
12. The scheduled hours are not conventionally M-F but rotated to accommodate human subject participants. The 40 hour work week includes weekdays, 2-3 evenings per week, and 2-3 weekend daytime hours per month.
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
1. Bachelor or Master degree in psychology, behavioral science, public health, human-computer interaction or related.
2. One+ years experience working on behavioral research with human subjects (school experience accepted).
3. Computer proficient in software applications, knowledge of computer hardware, and demonstrated ability to learn specialized scientific computer programs.
4. Computer programming experience or coursework is preferred.
5. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
6. Ability to multitask and be flexible in a variable working environment.
7. Strong oral and written communications skills.
8. Flexible work availability to accommodate human subjects' schedules.
PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO firstname.lastname@example.org
Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls or emails. All qualified candidates will be contacted.
The Gosling Animal Personality lab at the University of Texas at Austin has an immediate opening for a research assistant. This is a full-time position that includes UT employee benefits and requires an initial 2-year commitment with the possibility of a further 2 years pending both parties’ agreement. Interested candidates should apply online at <http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/pnjobsvw.WBX?job_nbr=11-04-25-01-4009> as well as sending a resume/CV (with references) and cover letter to email@example.com. Closing date for applications is June 15 2011, and interviews will begin at that time. Preferred start date for the successful candidate is mid-late July 2011, but no later than late August 2011. Salary is 32960USD/annum.
We are seeking a full-time research assistant to assist research projects on personality development in working dogs. Our population of study animals is located in San Antonio, Texas, so the successful applicant would reside in San Antonio but would occasionally be required to travel to Austin. Responsibilities include assistance with standardized behavioral testing of dogs, collection of behavioral data, development of a new measurement scales and methods, working with US federal government employees, data entry, assisting with purchasing, and other general administrative duties.
Candidates should be mature, responsible, organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task and work independently, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Our project is funded by the US federal government, so we are restricted to hiring US citizens or permanent residents. A bachelor’s degree is required.
Applicants with the following qualifications will be favored (equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate):
*Minimum of 6 months experience in research settings or independent research experience
*Minimum of 6 months experience observing animals, especially in research settings
*Experience working with dogs, especially working dogs
*Experience evaluating animal personality traits
*Experience in writing papers, reports, or presentations
*Basic background in statistics/experimental design
*Experience with Excel, SPSS, and basic video editing software
Lab Manager/Research Assistant
The laboratory for the study of automaticity, affect, control & thought (the AACT Lab) at The University of Denver is seeking to fill a part- or full-time position with responsibilities as both a lab manager and a research assistant. The person filling this position will have central involvement in several research studies investigating the nature of emotion/cognition interactions, including the impact of several types of cognition on emotional and social processing, the types of emotions that are most malleable by emotion regulation, and individual differences that impact cognition/emotion interactions. The laboratory, under the direction of Kateri McRae, uses multiple methods (neuroimaging, psychophysiology, self-report) to evaluate cognitive, emotional and social processing. The lab manager/RA will be expected to support daily research function in the lab on several levels, and will have the opportunity to be centrally involved in several exciting research projects in the area of affective and cognitive neuroscience, as well as participate in the highly collaborative psychology department at The University of Denver. The administrative role will include writing and amending IRB proposals, maintaining records, and lab purchases as well as the potential to supervise undergraduate research assistants. The research role will include project coordination as well as data collection, storage, manipulation and analysis. The nature and extent of research involvement will depend on the employee's personal career goals.
Applicants are required to have research experience in a psychology laboratory, strong familiarity with mac and PC workstations, basic computer skills (web browsing, email, MS Office), data management experience (Excel and/or SPSS) and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Preferred applicants will have experience in a cognitive neuroscience or emotion lab, have experience with unix workstations, functional neuroimaging data (preferably using SPM or AFNI), experience providing technical support to others, and a strong desire to design and implement long-lasting centralized laboratory resources (public lab website, internal lab wiki).
Exceptional applicants will have strong conceptual knowledge about statistical analysis, basic programming/scripting skills (matlab, bash/python), and the ability to implement and maintain rigorous and efficient research practices.
Part-time and full-time applicants will be considered, with competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience. Benefits are available at part-time and full-time compensation levels. Position will begin September 1 or 15, 2011 (with possible earlier start for training) and will be guaranteed for a minimum of one year. Interested applicants or those with questions should contact the director of the lab directly by emailing Kateri.McRae@du.edu. More information on the AACT Lab can be found here: http://www.du.edu/psychology/aactlab/
Lab Manager - Yale School of Management
General Purpose: Develop and manage the experimental infrastructure for research conducted in the Decision Lab at the Yale School of Management.
Evaluate and recommend experimental infrastructure and facilitate the collection of experimental data by faculty and graduate students.
Serve as project manager for organizational behavior research activities. Recruit and schedule research participants. Prepare human subject protocols and assist in preparation of study materials.
Recruit, hire, train and manage undergraduate research assistants. Independently determine the scheduling of all resources necessary to deliver the required research data.
Recruit and supervise computer programmers (graduate students) for advanced web-based experiments.
Conduct computer programming for web-based experiments.
Serve as interface with the Internal Review Board (IRB). Describe and interpret studies in context and prepare and submit required documents to the IRB.
Manage the lab website. Develop and maintain web content to support the lab, using Dreamweaver or other specialized software.
Conduct literature reviews and consolidate relevant information.
Act as liaison for SOM faculty members and secure space from Department of Psychology and other Yale departments as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and education. Psychology, computer science, cognitive science, or experimental economics degree preferred. Experience in research laboratory preferred.
Excellent organizational skills and enjoy the challenges of a demanding work load involving simultaneous involvement in multiple research projects and with multiple research assistants.
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with faculty, research assistants, and experimental participants.
Sufficient computer literacy to easily learn how to program experiments in the laboratory and on the web.
Preferred: At least one year’s experience running experiments and testing human participants in a psychology laboratory Familiarity with human-subject protocols
Experience with SPSS (or comparable statistics software), Excel, and web-design is desirable. Basic Dreamweaver and experience with survey software. Basic computer programming experience also desired.
Note: This is an ideal position for a student looking for quality research experience before applying to graduate programs in social, clinical, cognitive, developmental, or health psychology.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Summer Intern or Work Study Student at the Bisexual Resource Center in Boston
The Bisexual Resource Center envisions a world where love is celebrated, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Because bisexuals today are still misunderstood, marginalized and discriminated against, the BRC is committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.
The BRC uses bisexual as an umbrella term for people who recognize and honor their potential for sexual and emotional attraction to more than one gender. We celebrate and affirm the diversity of identity and expression regardless of labels.
The BRC needs one or two unique, progressive, energetic interns to help with the following:
- Event Planning: assist with the planning of summer and fall community events, including Celebrate Bisexuality Day in September
- Volunteer Coordination: assist with getting community members involved with various activities including events and fundraising
-Product Management: assist with fulfilling orders and updating inventory
-Pride: assist with organizing the bi contingent for Pride, preparing materials for the Pride booth, and coordinating volunteer coverage of activities
Applicants should have the following: strong organizational ability; ability to take initiative and work independently; good writing, communication, and people skills; flexibility and willingness to perform a variety of task; and a sense of humor!
The position is for 6–10 hours per week, May-August, and can be built around your availability. The BRC office is located at 29 Stanhope St , right near the Back Bay Station on the Orange Line. Some of the internship time will be spent at the office; some tasks might be able to be done from your home. The internship is unpaid.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ellyn Ruthstrom at email@example.com .
Summer Institute in Political Psych
Applications are being accepted now for the 20th Annual Summer Institute in Political Psychology, to be held at Stanford University July 10-29, 2011.
The Summer Institute offers 3 weeks of intensive training in political psychology. Political psychology is an exciting and thriving field that explores the origins of political behavior and the causes of political events, with a special focus on the psychological mechanisms at work.
Research findings in political psychology advance basic theories of social psychology, social cognition, social influence, and more.
SIPP was founded in 1991 at Ohio State University, and Stanford has hosted SIPP since 2005, with support from Stanford University and from the National Science Foundation. Hundreds of participants have attended SIPP during these years.
The 2011 SIPP curriculum is designed to (1) provide broad exposure to theories, empirical findings, and research traditions; (2) illustrate successful cross-disciplinary research and integration; (3) enhance methodological pluralism; and (4) strengthen networks among scholars from around the world.
SIPP activities will include lectures by world-class faculty, discussion groups, research/interest group meetings, group projects, and an array of social activities.
Some of the topics covered in past SIPP programs include political attitudes and attitude change, race relations, conflict and dispute resolution, voting and elections, international conflict, decision-making, moral disengagement and violence, social networks, activism and social protest, political socialization, justice, and many more.
In 2011, SIPP will accept up to 60 participants, including graduate students, faculty, professionals, and advanced undergraduates.
Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis until all slots are filled, so applying soon maximizes chances of acceptance.
Research Associate: Boston, MA
The Research Assistant will work under the direction of the lead investigator and will collaborate with research staff and biostatisticians at US and international institutions to coordinate data collection, data entry, and data tracking on several research projects pertaining the long-term effects of childhood malnutrition on behavior and mental health and health outcomes. The RA will work on a number of research projects for the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Malnutrition on Health and Behavioral Development program and will be responsible for data entry, programming and statistical analysis, data coordination management, and results reporting. The RA will be responsible for data management activities in collaboration with the investigator. He/she must be familiar with data management software, spreadsheet software . He/she will also assist the Research Coordinators with monitoring and ordering supplies. The RA will also assist with grant and manuscript preparation, literature reviews and grant submission.
This position requires an extremely high level of attention to detail and the ability to enter numerical and text data quickly and accurately. This position will also involve photocopying assessment materials, filing, faxing, maintaining files and materials, and other general office duties as assigned. Applicant must be able to handle confidential information appropriately and be accurate, computer literate, and professional. This job provides the opportunity to be an integral part of an active and innovative research team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Working with project coordinator and biostatistician to enter and clean study data, design and apply specific SAS programs, producing analysis datasets, reports, or graphics;
* The programmer will assist in creating a database infrastructure. SAS programming skills, basic knowledge of statistics and experience with data entry and cleaning are mandatory.
Requirements, Qualifications and Skills:
* Education: Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, computer programming, psychology, statistics or related field
* Experience: 2-4 years research experience in psychology, public health or epidemiology
* Knowledge of SAS programming a requirement.
* Knowledge of database management software.
* Experience retrieving, manipulating and analyzing data .
* Ability to utilize basic project planning skills, concepts and tools, including relevant software.
* Knowledge of study design, research methodology, statistical analysis, and data management.
* Skill in using computer programs, such as MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
* Must have accurate data entry skills.
* Strong working knowledge of the internet.
* Must be detail oriented, organized and be able to manage time well
* Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Please e-mail your resume with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail your resume and cover letter to Human Resources, Judge Baker Children's Center, 53 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120-3225.
Therapeutic Staff Support
Location: Bensalem, PA
We are seeking TSS Professionals to work with children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cases are available now!
As a TSS you will be part of a team of professionals and will receive on-going clinical supervision by a Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) and/or a Licensed Psychologist. You will be taught various methods of Applied Behavioral Analysis to assist the child in acquiring developmentally appropriate skills. These services help to support teachers and parents with their interaction with the clients. Ultimately, services aim to prevent out of home placement and to integrate the child within their community.
Applicants interested in working with the deaf and or hard of hearing population must be proficient in American Sign Language (ASL)
Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or related field and one year previous work experience with children or at minimum 60 college credits and three years work experience with children.
Case assignments are generally in a school setting; however some clients require services in the home. Work hours vary from ten to thirty hours per week based on approved client hours and staff flexibility to accept more than one assignment. Work is available in Philadelphia and Bucks County.
For additional information about our company and current vacancies log on to our website www.warwickfamilyservices.com or
ContactMaureen Stoll, Director of Administration & Human Resources via email at email@example.com
Vocational Comprehensive Care Manager (Manhattan)
In this position the Vocational Comprehensive Care Manager will be responsible for providing direct vocational rehabilitation and case management services to patients and families in collaboration with the requirements of the Comprehensive Care Management (CCM) Rehab Program.
* Assists the team members in understanding the significant psychological, medical, social and emotional factors related to the client’s vocational capacity and progress.
* Assists in the assessment of the client’s vocational status and vocational rehabilitation needs, and participates in the development of the treatment plan.
* Assists in the provision of vocational rehabilitation and case management services to clients/families, including vocational counseling, community resource planning and crisis counseling.
* Provides advocacy and assistance in maintaining entitlements and access to community resources, including referrals to outside educational and vocational service providers.
* Assists staff, clients, families and other caregivers in understanding welfare reform policies and community resources.
* Participates in related VNSNY activities, e.g., utilization review, staff meetings, education and in-service programs.
* Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology or other related field required.
* Minimum one-year (1) of experience in human services, vocational rehabilitation background required.
* Effective verbal/written and interpersonal communication skills required.
* Proficiency in personal computers, preferably Microsoft Windows, Word and Access required.
* Knowledge and experience with fieldwork preferred.
* Valid New York State driver’s license required.
* Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred.
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume via email to Trisha O’Connor, Recruitment Specialist at TConnor@vnsny.org
Two options at UCLA
*University of California, Los Angeles.* (Two-year position) Seeking full-time Staff Research Assistant interested in dissemination and implementation research as part of the Child System and Treatment
Enhancement Projects (Child STEPs), a collection of nation-wide efforts examining dissemination of evidence-based practices. Under the supervision of Dr. Bruce Chorpita and post-docs in the Child FIRST Lab, the Staff
Research Assistant would be responsible for training and management of various data-related tasks with regard to Child STEPs.
Core functions and duties would include conducting phone screenings, weekly and quarterly interviewing of project participants, management of project staff and protocols, assistance with management of data collection, and any other research and administrative support for the project.
Requirements: Applicants must have completed their Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field, be able to work independently as well as within a group, have strong interpersonal and management skills, be
detail-oriented, and have skills related to organization, time management, communication and task prioritization.
Preferences: Able to speak and write fluently in the Spanish language, and comfortable conducting phone screenings and interviews in Spanish with project participants. Supervisory experience in managing others a plus.
To apply please email: 1) a cover letter describing interests and objectives, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names and contact information for three references to Dara Weiss at Daraweiss@ucla.edu. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.
*University of California, Los Angeles.* (Two-year position) Dr. Bruce F. Chorpita and his team at the Child FIRST Lab are seeking a Lab Manager interested in dissemination and implementation research as part of the Child System and Treatment Enhancement Projects (Child STEPs), a collection of nation-wide efforts examining dissemination of evidence-based practices.
Core functions and duties include assistance with management of data collection, maintenance of an online management information system, administrative management of grants and personnel, supervision of
undergraduate staff, maintenance of lab procedural documents and project materials, planning of various lab-related activities, coordination of payments for project participants, and any other research and administrative
support for the project. Opportunities exist for professional development in several domains such as participation in ongoing research efforts, advisement on graduate school applications, and working in a large,
highly-productive research lab.
Requirements: Minimum qualifications include (a) a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field, (b) experience and interest in research activities, (c) strong organizational and leadership ability, (d) experience
with business software applications, such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and SPSS, and (e) the ability to work independently as well as within a group. Applicants should possess strong interpersonal and
management skills, be detail-oriented, and have skills related to organization, time management, and task prioritization.
Inquiries are especially encouraged from individuals who have skills and experience in administrative management and interest in pursuing a masters or doctoral level degree in psychology.
To apply please email: 1) a cover letter describing interests and objectives, 2) Curriculum Vitae or resume, and 3) names and contact information for three references to Ashley Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Summer Lab Opportunity at Harvard
Professor Daniel Gilbert's Lab at Harvard University is accepting applications for volunteer research assistants for the summer. The ideal candidate is a motivated undergraduate or recent graduate with a keen interest in social psychology. Research experience is an asset but not a necessity.
Research topics relate to affective forecasting, the role of shared experience, the impact of alternatives and expertise on well-being, and judgment and decision making. Interns work approximately 35 hours a week; this includes data collection, analysis, and lab meetings.
To apply: please send a CV, unofficial grade report, and your proposed summer start and stop dates to email@example.com
The opportunity is for summer 2011; start and stop dates can be anywhere between May-September. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
Volunteer Opportunity: Global Impact Corps
Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps is a high-impact immersive global health experience for students and for professionals. Unite For Sight is renowned as the highest quality global health immersion and volunteer abroad program worldwide. Unite For Sight prides itself on offering the best global health experience for our Global Impact Fellows, coupled with the highest quality of healthcare delivery programs with our local clinic partners.
What do Global Impact Fellows do? Global Impact Fellows support and learn from the partner clinics' talented medical professionals who are social entrepreneurs addressing complex global health issues. Through hands-on, structured training, Global Impact Fellows gain a comprehensive understanding about best practices in global health and social entrepreneurship. Global Impact Fellows gain skills and are nurtured to become new leaders in global health, and they receive a Certificate in Global Health & Program Delivery.
Global Impact Fellows come from very diverse backgrounds, including those interested in public health, medicine, international development, social entrepreneurship, and the social sciences. Global Impact Fellows participate daily with local doctors to eliminate patient barriers to care and to facilitate comprehensive year-round eye care for patients living in extreme poverty. They assist with patient education, visual acuity screening, patient intake, distributing the glasses and medication prescribed by the local eye doctors, and other important support tasks. They also have the opportunity to observe the surgeries provided by the local doctors. Additionally, Global Impact Fellows may participate in the Global Impact Lab, an optional program for those interested in pursuing global health research. For example, current Global Impact Fellows are pursuing research studies about medication management, the use of visual resources for patient education, traditional medicine practices, and patient barriers to care.
What do Global Impact Fellows say? "I gained a vast basin of knowledge not only about eye health, but also on the healthcare infrastructure, patient interactions, and management systems of the developing world. Reading about health issues in the news or in class became stark reality during my summer in Dhenkanal, and I now aim to reinvigorate my efforts to study and contribute to the field of international health. Over the course of my career, I hope that I can one day return to India as a doctor and remedy the health inequalities that remain ever-present on a global scale," Pallavi Basu, Global Impact Fellow.
"The three weeks I spent volunteering with Unite For Sight as a Global Impact Fellow in Tamale, Ghana were some of the most interesting and rewarding of my life, combining the opportunity to learn about life in Ghana, a country new to me, experience the challenges of improving global health and do concrete, useful work to help others... I had such a positive experience with Unite For Sight this past summer. I hope to be able to spread the word about the amazing work Unite For Sight does by telling people about my experience as a Global Impact Fellow in Tamale."--Sophie Brigstocke, Global Impact Fellow.
See more volunteer accounts at http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad/volunteer-accounts
Locations of Year-Round Health Care Delivery:
(volunteer for 7 days, 15 days, 20 days, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks, 10 weeks, or more)
- Accra and Kumasi Regions, Ghana
- Northern and Ashanti Regions, Ghana
- Tegucigalpa, Honduras
- Patna, India
- Dhenkanal, India
Complete details online at http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad
Research Assistant Position at Brown University/Butler Hospital
BROWN UNIVERSITY PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION
The Psychosocial Research Program at Butler Hospital is looking to hire 1-2 full-time research assistants to work on a variety of projects relating to the prevention and treatment of depression and suicide. Many of our projects focus on developing innovative psychosocial treatments, such as telephone counseling or yoga programs, with some projects focusing on special populations such as hospitalized patients, primary care patients, pregnant and post-partum women, and returning veterans. The position(s) will start in the summer of 2011.
Bachelors degree in psychology or related field required; good interpersonal skills important. Experience with psychiatric patients or research interviewing desirable. Experience/skills in data management (SPSS, Filemaker) or Spanish language skills also a plus. This is an excellent position for applicants interested in gaining valuable research and clinical experience prior to applying to graduate school. The Psychosocial Research Program, located in Providence, RI, is affiliated with Brown University Medical School, and is under the leadership of Ivan Miller, Ph.D. Other faculty members include Cynthia Battle, Ph.D., Gary Epstein-Lubow, M.D., Brandon Gaudiano, Ph.D., Jennifer Primack, Ph.D., Lisa Uebelacker, Ph.D., and Lauren Weinstock, Ph.D.
For more information about specific projects, please refer to each faculty member’s web page, which is located at:http://www.moodtreatment.org
Interested individuals should complete the online application on Butler’s website http://www.butler.org/" Once on the website, click on Job Opportunities and search for job title: research assistant. At that point, just follow direction for completing the online job application.
In addition, please send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Hughes, firstname.lastname@example.org
Part-time Research Assistant Position - Bethesda, Maryland
The Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is accepting applications for several paid part-time Research Assistant positions.
Research Assistant I (20 Hours/Week) - Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field. Job responsibilities will include assisting with day-to-day research tasks associated with several clinical trials that focus on cognitive behavioral interventions for military inpatients admitted for suicide-related episodes. Prior experience with data management a plus.
Desired qualifications include: attention to detail, strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work independently as well as part of a team, prior experience in a research environment, and a strong interest in military populations with mental health conditions.
Application review will begin immediately. Please e-mail a letter of interest addressing your qualifications, resume or curriculum vitae, and 2 letters of recommendation to our Clinical Coordinators:
Dr. Rachael Lunt; Email: Rachael.Lunt.email@example.com
Dr. Christina Schendel; Email: Christina.Schendel.firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Assistants Needed
Research Assistants Needed for the Department of Psychiatry at MGH
Posted: We are looking for qualified college graduates (and spring 2011 graduates) with a background in research and psychology to fill opening research assistantships in the OCD and Related Disorders Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Barbara Rosemberg at email@example.com and have references available. Please list your GPA and relevant coursework on your resume.These positions require a 2 year commitment and would begin in June or July of 2011.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
*Recruiting study candidates, conducting phone screens, participating in case reviews to determine candidate's eligibility, and making referrals when appropriate.
*Scheduling and monitoring flow of assessments and treatment sessions, and ensuring their timely completion.
*Administering and scoring clinical self-reports and neuropsychological assessments.
*Collecting, entering, and managing assessment and treatment data.
*Acting as a liaison to the human research committee, preparing and submitting study applications, amendments, and continuing reviews.
*Assisting with the preparation of presentations, manuscripts, grant applications and progress reports.
Qualifications for RA Positions:
*B.A. or B.S. in psychology or related field
*Previous research experience
*Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail
*Strong oral and written communication skills
*Ability to work independently and as part of a team
*Basic knowledge of research methods and SPSS
Year-Long fellowships offered in Harrisburg
The Stoneleigh Foundation announces three projects available for one-year fellowships in Harrisburg. The jobs would begin on July 1, 2011. The program is intended for recent graduates with interest in child welfare, juvenile justice and related social policy issues.
Interested students may view the projects and apply directly to organizations at http://stoneleighfoundation.org/content/2011JFprojectsHarrisburg .
Study Coordinator/Research Assistant
We are hiring for a full time study coordinator/research assistant at the Montefiore Headache Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. The position would include responsibilities of a study coordinator (study management, IRB submission, meeting with subjects, obtaining consent). This position may also offer the opportunity to be involved in abstract preparation, poster development and presentation and writing chapters and manuscripts depending on interest and ability. Knowledge of MS word, excel and power point required. Montefiore Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and the job comes with health and vacation benefits. For more information please contact Dawn Buse, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org.