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Understanding your biases

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Two WashU researchers who conduct studies on bias and its impacts, Calvin Lai and Clara Wilkins, explain the roots and consequences of bias and how we can potentially reduce it.

Q & A with Andrew Butler, associate professor of Education and Psychological & Brain Sciences

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Andrew Butler, associate professor of education and of psychological and brain sciences, studies the malleability of memory. His program of research addresses both theoretical issues in cognitive psychology and practical applications to education and mental health.

WU Full-time RA opportunity!

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Full-time research assistant position available in Cognitive Control and Psychopathology Lab NOW! If you are a P&BS senior graduating in fall, 2018, please consider applying.

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Position

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The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Emotion and Development Branch, Section on Mood Dysregulation and Neuroscience (SMDN) and Neuroscience and Novel Therapeutics Unit (NNT), in Bethesda, Maryland, seek qualified individuals to fill IRTA (Intramural Research Training Award) positions, with employment starting late May/early June 2019.

NOW ACCEPTING RESEARCH SUBMISSIONS! - Opportunity for Undergraduates

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The Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology (URJP) at UCLA is now accepting submissions of original undergraduate research papers to be published for its Spring 2019 issue. Please forward the following call for submissions to the members of psychology and psychology-related organizations, student groups, honor societies, research laboratories, and any other students who may be involved or interested in undergraduate research.

STEM Graduate Fellowships -- NSF, NIH, NASA, etc.

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As you know, the application deadlines for graduate fellowships are fast approaching!  The early fall deadlines sometimes catch students off guard -- I'm hoping you will be able to share our information with any undergraduates considering graduate school, as well as any current graduate students in STEM.

The Health Service Psychology Department at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences invites you to join us on campus to learn about our Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program.

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The Health Service Psychology Department at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences invites you to join us on campus to learn about our Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program.

RA job posting at Columbia University

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A psychiatry lab at Columbia University Medical Center is looking to hire 1-2 RAs. The listing says it closes July 27th but they will be extending that deadline. Please see below for a link to the information:

RA Job Posting for Weill Cornell

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 There is an available research assistant position at Weill Cornell,  please find the job description attached.

Opportunity for STEM majors at Washington University in St. Louis

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The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students. 

Post-Baccalaureate Opportunity at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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The Neurobehavioral Group within the Division of Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an internationally known translational research team focused on improving outcomes for persons with developmental disabilities. Our interdisciplinary team includes physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses, basic neuroscientists, and members of many other disciplines coming together to translate our findings in the lab into new and innovative treatments for our patient populations.

JCC Inclusion Counselor Positions Available!

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I wanted to bring to your attention an opportunity for summer work and experience in a disability related field.  The Jewish Community Centers of St. Louis are looking for people to serve as one-on-one shadow counselors working with children with developmental disability or other related diagnosis ranging in age from 5-15 in their JCC Day Camp program this summer. 

STL Summer ABA Consulting Services Positions Available

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For those students who may be interested in positions working with children with autism and who will be around for the summer, I’d like to make you aware of ABA Consulting Services (ABACS), LLC, which was formed in 2001 by Debra Bryant in order to serve children with special needs, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Summer Fellowship Opportunity

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The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students. 

Post-Bac Opportunity at UC Santa Barbara

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UC Santa Barbara’s Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential conducts rigorous research to identify the optimal ways to teach mindfulness. We use these insights to create scalable mindfulness training for high schools. CMHP is currently inviting applicants for a 20 hour/week volunteer position.

Summer Campaign Job Opportunities for Students!

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Want to spend your summer working on urgent issues you care about, gaining skills that will last you a lifetime, and make good money? The Fund for the Public Interest, a national non-profit organization that runs campaigns for some of the nation’s most prominent environmental and social change organizations, like Environment America and U.S. PIRG, is seeking hard-working candidates with a passion for social change to fill citizen outreach and Field Manager positions across the country this summer. 

AmeriCorps Opportunity for Graduating Seniors: Refer a Remarkable Young Adult to City Year

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City Year AmeriCops members serve full-time in high-need schools to help students build social-emotional and academic skills.  City Year trains its AmeriCorps members to be leaders in a challenging role to support students where they are, not as teachers, but as near-peer student success coaches.

U of Pittsburgh APA Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

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The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its Summer Undergraduate Psychology Research Experience (SUPRE) Program, supported by a grant from the American Psychological Association.  Interested undergraduate students can spend 8 weeks working with a faculty mentor in their laboratory to gain valuable research experience. Students may choose to work with one of the following faculty mentors:

Careers in Aging roadmap

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Please be advised that a career guidance resource has been put together by the Office on Aging of the American Psychological Association (APA), and is available at the link below.  It is designed for both undergraduates and graduate students to help them think about career opportunities in the field of aging.

Paid summer research opportunity

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Curious about careers in research? Apply for the… Summer Research Experience in Aging & Neurological Diseases Program at WUSTL. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Volunteers Needed for Annie’s Hope Summer Camps!!

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Annie’s Hope Summer Camps and our need for volunteers. They have received a few applications, yet there is still a great need for camp counselors (especially males)! They do not want to have a waitlist for campers simply because they cannot find enough volunteers.

Paid summer research opportunity

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Curious about careers in research? Apply for the… Summer Research Experience in Aging & Neurological Diseases Program. Please see the flyer for more information!

Summer Job Opportunity for Psychology Students

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Camp Walt Whitman, a traditional, co-ed Summer camp in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, is seeking staff for this upcoming summer. We are seeking a number of different positions to work with our campers aged 8-15.

Research Assistant position: Boston Children's Hospital/pediatric MRI

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The Gaab Lab in collaboration with the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center at Boston Children’s Hospital is looking for a Research Assistant to assist with all study phases of a NICHD funded longitudinal project which assesses functional and structural brain development from infancy to early elementary school age.

RA job at U. Wisconsin

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One of the students who previously worked in Dr. Carpenter’s Clinical Geropsychology lab has landed a great research job at the U. of Wisconsin and they're hiring again. Here's the job posting: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496193/research-specialist Dr. Carpenter is happy to talk with anyone who might be interested, as would the alum.

Horizons Fellowship

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The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students. 

Job Opening at Judge Baker Children's Center, Boston for Graduating Seniors

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At Judge Baker Children’s Center, there is a Program Assistant position opening. Attached, you will find a PDF document describing the job responsibilities and qualifications. This position begins in June 2018 and applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. Do not hesitate to email (training@jbcc.harvard.edu) or call Gemma Stern, (617) 278- 4288, with any questions.

Not too late -- STEM summer research programs

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It's not too late!  If you are still looking for STEM summer research programs for this summer, now's the time to apply.  Deadlines are fast approaching, but we still have 100+ programs in our database that have deadlines coming up in the next 45 days.

10th Annual Midwest Undergraduate Cognitive Science Conference

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The Midwest Undergraduate Cognitive Science Conference (MUCSC) is seeking abstract submissions from passionate students interested in presenting at our 10th annual conference on April 7th, 2018 at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. 

Paid Summer Psychology Job in Kansas City

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Children’s Mercy Hospital (located in the Kansas City metro area) announces summer scholar Counselor (typically undergraduate students) and Lead (typically graduate students) Counselor positions for our Summer Treatment Program (STP). The STP is an award winning, evidence-based program for children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) developed by William Pelham, Ph.D. and colleagues. 

Stanford Summer Institute in Political Psych

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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.

Duke's Brain Imaging and Analysis Center Post-Baccalaureate Research Opportunities

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Post-baccalaureate positions are available at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center (BIAC), a research facility of Duke University.

MGH CATSD Recruiting Clinical Research Coordinators

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The Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders and Complicated Grief Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital is recruiting for our Clinical Research Coordinators position openings for May/June 2018. At this time, we are recruiting both for a Program Coordinator as well as several Research Coordinators.

Applications open now for I/O Psychology Master's Program!

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We are now accepting applications for our Master of Science (MS) program in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology. I/O Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior at work and the application of that science to workplace issues facing individuals, teams, and organizations.

Funding for summer undergraduate research in Europe

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General Information:  Offered to undergraduate students at Washington University to undertake an original project in Europe during the summer after Sophomore or Junior year. Students currently studying abroad may apply!

Florida International University Summer Program Student Positions Available

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William Pelham (Ph.D., ABPP) has conducted the Children's Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children with ADHD and related impairments for more than 30 years, most recently through the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University since 2010.

Two Positions in the Georgetown Lab for Relational Cognition

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The Laboratory for Relational Cognition at Georgetown, directed by Dr. Adam Green, is seeking a full-time lab manager (preferred start in mid-June, 2018) and a half-time study coordinator (preferred start in July, 2018) to contribute to neurocognitive research on learning, reasoning, and creativity in high school students and young adults.

SURE program: Summer research opportunity for Texas undergraduate students

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UT Austin is now accepting applications for it's annual Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program. This is a great opportunity for students to gain valuable research experience and preparation for graduate school applications.

Professional Rater I – Human Connectome Development and Aging Projects at WUSTL

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We are looking for a full time research assistant to work on the project described below. The person must be able to commit to continue in the position for at least two years.

2018 Latino Mental Health Research Training in Mexico: Now Accepting Applications

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The on-line application is now open for the NIH/NIMHD-funded Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training program (MHIRT) which we refer to as the Latino Mental Health Research Training Program.

Bullying prevention and intervention research

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing graduate training in bullying prevention and intervention research and practice.

NSF NRT Understanding the Brain: Neurophotonics Graduate Training Program - Graduate Applications to Boston University now open

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Boston University is starting the second year of our NSF NRT Research Training Program on the topical area of Understanding the Brain with a specialization in Neurophotonics. Neurophotonics is the understanding of how neural activities at the cellular scale drive computation, behavior and psychology.

David Lisak: Confronting Sexual Violence on College Campuses

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Please join SARAH in welcoming David Lisak, Ph.D., to Graham Chapel on October 25th. Dr. Lisak will speak about his research on sexual violence, which has included prominent work relating to nonstranger and repeat perpetrators, as well as the sexual violence dynamics specific to college campuses.

The Midstates Consortium for Math and Science Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Biological Sciences and Psychology

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The Midstates Consortium for Math and Science Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Biological Sciences and Psychology

Volunteer or Intern at The Alzheimer's Association

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The Alzheimer’s Association is looking for psychology students (or graduates) who might be interested in volunteering or completing a practicum or internship with us for the Fall semester. 

COORDINATOR OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

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A full-time (40 hours per week) academic hourly position in clinical psychology is available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, beginning August/September, 2017. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a top-ranked research psychology program, and this position would be a good fit for a student considering doctoral studies in clinical psychology and/or a research degree in psychology or a related discipline.

Full-Time RA Position at WUSTL

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Are you a recent or soon-to-be graduate looking for a full-time research position?  Do you have interests and experience in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging research?

Research coordinator position

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We are looking to hire a new research coordinator for the upcoming school year, and are hoping there may be interested students in your program. Briefly, we investigate sensorimotor and cognitive abnormalities in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related neurodevelopmental disorders using a variety of systems neuroscience approaches.

Stanford Memory Lab Fulltime RA Position

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The Stanford Memory Lab is seeking applicants for a full-time Research Assistant position. Located in the Department of Psychology on the Stanford Campus, the lab specializes in human neuroimaging studies of memory and cognition, and how these functions are affected by aging.

Residential summer camp positions

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My name is Dustin Baker and I am the Asst. Director at Wonderland Camp.  We are a nonprofit camp located in the Lake of the Ozarks, MO serving children, teenagers, and adults with a wide range of disabilities and special needs. 

Psychiatry department has a research position

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The Washington University School of Medicine in the Psychiatry department has a research position open on a genetics of alcoholism research project here at Washington University School of Medicine.

2017 UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC

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It is with great excitement that I am writing to you announcing the upcoming date for the 2017 UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC).  The conference will be on Friday, May 5, 2017 at UCLA and will showcase approximately 100 undergraduate psychology research projects in poster and paper talk sessions.

A SNEAK PEEK AT NORTHWESTERN's PSYCHOLOGY PHD PROGRAMS

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Northwestern University's Psychology Department is hosting a program on Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd for undergraduates who are members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in academia (including first-generation college students), and who are potentially interested in pursuing graduate study in psychology. 

Summer Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students: 2017

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The Genes & Addiction NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats is offering a Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) program this coming summer.  Stipends are $4,000 for undergraduates for ten-week projects at the University of California, San Diego;

Fellowship Opportunities

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The Sara S. Sparrow Fellowship in Clinical Neuroscience seeks highly qualified college graduates to participate in cutting-edge clinical research on autism spectrum disorder in the McPartland Lab and the Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic at the Yale Child Study Center. 

2017 Latino Mental Health Research Training in Mexico: Now Accepting Applications

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The on-line application is now open for the NIH/NIMHD-funded Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training program (MHIRT) which we refer to as the Latino Mental Health Research Training Program.

Poverty linked to childhood depression, changes in brain connectivity

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Many negative consequences are linked to growing up poor, and researchers at Washington University St. Louis have identified one more: altered brain connectivity.