Jobs & Internships

Clinical Research Coordinator, Neuromodulation

The Laboratory for Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University is recruiting a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator.

Join our lab and work on a variety of exciting and innovative human neuroscience projects under the mentorship of Dr. Joan Camprodon. The program includes the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) clinical service, which is tightly integrated with our research mission and where we treat various neuropsychiatric populations.

  • Work Locations: MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center
  • Job: Clinical
  • Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
  • Schedule: Full-time

Looking for candidates that have strong translational research skills with a desire to get more clinical exposure as well.  Computational skill are a plus, but are not required for the role.  Expected time commitment would be a minimum of 2 years.

For full job description and to apply, please visit the Career Opportunities website and enter the job search code: 3080024

Candidates are encouraged to forward their CV to Edwin A. Melendez, MBA at eamelendez@partners.org

Posted: 02/11/2019

UCI’s Post-Baccalaureate Program in Psychological Science

The Department of Psychological Science at UCI is accepting applications for their post baccalaureate program!

Program Overview:
Designed for people who have a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline); who are interested in a psychology-related graduate program and who could benefit from additional coursework, research and/or real-life work experience.Those interested in a Doctoral-level or Master’s degree program in psychology can strengthen their graduate school applications by completing this program, which offers an individualized course of study based on each person’s qualifications and goals.


Program Description: 
The program consists of a eight courses, which may include lower- and upper-division lectures, small seminars (including advanced statistics and research methods), hands-on research lab courses, and/or hands-on internship courses.

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2019 for Fall 2019 admission

For more information, please the Post-Baccalaureate Program website

Posted: 02/11/2019

Psychology Research Experience Program

Psychology Research Experience Program (PREP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

The PREP provides intensive mentoring and experience in scientific research and professional development to undergraduates from historically underrepresented populations who have expressed and demonstrated an interest in a career in scientific psychology.

PREP will have a focus on integrating principles and methods of data science into the study of psychology and neuroscience. The program features a balance of mentored laboratory research (approximately 30 hours/week), intensive “bootcamps” on technical skills (e.g., Matlab programming and high-throughput computing), faculty presentations, and professional development and networking opportunities.

  • Application Opens: November 1, 2018
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 (online)
  • Admission Notification: Ongoing After Application deadline.
  • Program Dates: June 3-August 9, 2019

For more information about PREP, please contactPREP@psych.wisc.edu

Posted: 02/01/2019

American Heart Association Fellowship

American Heart Association Undergraduate Summer Fellowship 2019: University of California, San Diego

Benefits:

  • $4,000 stipend and possibility of support for travel and board allowance. 
  • Conduct research with a UCSD faculty member.
  • Networking events with fellow AHA students and more!

Application deadline: February 15th, 2019. Please visit the website to apply and for more information. 

Please direct any questions you might have to Dr. Kirsten Kung: kkung@ucsd.edu

Posted: 01/28/2019

Berkeley Early Learning Lab Summer Internship Program

The Berkeley Early Learning Lab (BELL), under the direction of Dr. Fei Xu, is now accepting applications for our Summer Internship Program in 2019. 

Descriptions of the Program:
The goal of this internship is to provide hands on research experience to students interested in pursuing graduate work in Cognitive and Language Development or a related field. Successful applicants will be paired with a graduate student or postdoc mentor and will have the opportunity to conduct research at local children’s museums and in the lab, and collaborate on a variety of on-going and new projects. Our lab uses looking time, eye tracking, free play, intervention, and other behavioral methods to investigate inductive learning and statistical inference in social cognition, category learning, physical reasoning, causal learning, word learning, and other domains.

Eligibilities:
Undergraduates who are interested in developmental psychology and cognitive science are welcome to apply to our summer internship program. Applicants should have some course work in developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, basic computer skills (programming skills are highly desirable), and experience working with children.

Commitments:
This is an unpaid internship and requires a commitment of 20-30 hours/week for 8 weeks between Monday, June 3rd 2019 to Friday, July 26th 2019. We will allow a late-start for students who are enrolled in a quarter system that ends later than June 3rd. 

The application deadline is March 22, 2019 11:59p.m. PST. Please visit the website to apply. 

Posted: 01/28/2019

PIER Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University is excited to announce its 4th Summer Research Experience for undergraduate students from underrepresented minority groups!

This program is funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (U.S. Department of Education), National Science Foundation, and the Department of Psychology at CMU.

It provides research opportunities to members of underrepresented groups (Alaska Natives, Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders; first-generation college students; economically disadvantaged students; veterans; and students with disabilities) who are considering graduate training in the field of learning science, cognitive science, or related fields.

Students will spend 8 weeks during the Summer 2019 in a research laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University. Each student will receive a fellowship stipend of $3000 and apartment-style housing will also be provided. This program supports our commitment to training a diverse set of leaders in the field of learning science, cognitive science, and related disciplines.

The deadline to apply is March 4, 2019, application available the PIER website

Posted: 01/25/2019

Ad Operations Analyst

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

We are looking for an Ad Operations Analyst to help us flight and manage advertising campaigns on Nextdoor. Day-to-day functions include coordinating campaigns with advertising clients, building and trafficking sponsored posts, and troubleshooting issues/challenges as they surface. If you're great with people, insanely detail-oriented, a creative problem solver, and eager to learn more about advertising (or put your keen knowledge of ad platforms to use!), we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Build, flight, QA, and manage advertising campaigns on Nextdoor.
  • Monitor and solve campaign-related issues.
  • Work closely with product management and engineering teams to provide feedback on campaigns and our ad platform.
  • Identify opportunities to implement solutions to improve the efficacy of our team and product.
  • Show flexibility and willingness to handle miscellaneous operational tasks and advertiser requests.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years experience in ad operations, account management, project management, or other client-facing operational role.
  • High-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume, and deadline-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong Excel and/or SQL skills a plus.
  • Experience trafficking/managing campaigns with a strong knowledge of ad platforms a huge plus.

Apply for this position on the Nextdoor website

Posted: 01/18/2019

Stanford CSLI Summer Internship Program

Join us at Stanford for an interdisciplinary summer research experience program in the cognitive sciences!

The topical focus of the program will be on language, learning, computation, and cognition, with an emphasis on giving students the skills they need to complete an independent project. Mentors will be from cognitive science departments across Stanford, including Psychology, Linguistics, Computer Science, and Philosophy.

The program is 8 weeks, from June 24, 2019 to August 16, 2019, and is primarily intended for rising college Juniors and Seniors, though we will consider other applicants as well.

Dates: June 24, 2019 to August 16, 2019
Location: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Application: available online
Application due date: February 18, 2019, 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time

Students should plan to be available for the entirety of the summer program in order to attend training sessions at the beginning of the program and final presentations at the end. In general, interns are expected to be in the lab full-time, 40 hours/week, from 9AM - 5PM, Monday - Friday. Accepted students will receive on-campus housing and a stipend to cover food, travel, and other expenses.

Qualifications:

  • This is an interdisciplinary summer program, and we encourage students from a wide range of majors to apply. Previous research experience is not required.
  • The program is intended for rising college Juniors and Seniors from outside Stanford University, but we will consider all applicants for the program.
  • To be eligible, you must be a documented U.S. citizen, a permanent resident in possession of an alien registration card (I-555), or an international student enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate institution.

 Posted: 01/08/2019

Expanding Your Horizons: Mentor Opportunity

Expanding Your Horizons Conference: Call for Female Mentors!
(Undergraduate and Graduate Students)

Saturday March 23rd, 2019 at the University of San Diego

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) provides hands-on/minds-on exploration in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for 6th-10th grade girls. Girls from all over San Diego County will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge in various areas, talk with others who share similar interests, and have women college students (you!) studying science and technology as mentors for an entire day. 

Please Note: All mentors are required to attend only one of two training sessions prior to the
Conference, which will be held Sat. March 16th (10-11am), and Wed. March 20th (7-8pm) on the
University of San Diego campus.

Registration is available on this website as of December 1st, 2018. Application deadline is Friday, March 15th, 2019 so sign up today! 

Please email Jessica Lipsky and Shaoni Bandy at: mentors@eyhsandiego.org

 Posted: 12/05/2018