Jobs & Internships

Yoon Lab Research Assistant Position

The Yoon Lab in the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and the Palo Alto VA is seeking applicants for a full-time research assistant.

The main focus of the lab is the investigation of the brain mechanisms involved in psychosis and schizophrenia. We are currently conducting functional functional MRI, EEG, rTMS, MR spectroscopy and behavioral studies.

The ideal candidate will have both strong interpersonal and technical skills in order to fulfill the diverse roles required by this position. Experience with neuroimaging and computer programming in Matlab or related platforms, as well as in conducting human research, will be very helpful.  This position would be ideal for individuals who will be applying for medical school or graduate studies in neuroscience or cognitive psychology

We are looking for a two-year commitment.  We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits.

Application: Send application along with cover letter, CV, list of relevant courses, GPA, work experience, and references to Jong Yoon at jhyoon1@stanford.edu.

Posted: 03/12/2019

Brookman-Frazee Lab Internship Opportunity

Clinical Psychology Research Internship Opportunity opportunity to work under Dr. Lauren Brookman-Frazee within the Department of Psychiatry. 

Dr. Lauren Brookman-Frazee and colleagues at the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) are offering an opportunity to become involved in research on two NIMH-funded studies: 1) examining the long-term use of evidence-based treatments for children receiving mental health services (“4KEEPS” Study) and 2) testing the implementation of two evidence-based treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (“TEAMS” Study).

Qualifications

  • Commitment: 12 hours per week for at least 2 consecutive quarters (starting in Summer/Fall 2019)
    • Preference will be given to those who can commit through Spring 2020
  • Reliable transportation to CASRC located at Rady Children’s Health Services in Kearny Mesa
  • Junior or Senior Status
  • 3.5+ GPA
  • Students bilingual in Spanish are highly encouraged to apply!

Application Due: Sunday, March 31st at 11:59pm

Please contact Catherine and Gina for more information and an application at 4KEEPS@ucsd.edu and (858) 966-7703 ext. 3879.

Posted: 02/26/2019

User-Centered Designer

b-One Interactive Inc. is a small, successful user-centered design consultancy located in San Diego, CA is looking for a user-centered designer on a part-time contract basis. This is an entry-level position that is ideal for a senior undergrad or recent graduate looking to develop their skills and gain some real-world work experience.

Specific Skills
  • Knowledge of best practices, methods and principles of user-centered design.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite – in particular InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop as well as Microsoft Office applications.
  • A good understanding of current software and web UI design patterns.
  • A details-oriented personality – willing to “sweat the details” to complete the task.
  • The ability to work both independently and meet agreed upon deadlines.
We are a remote work company and firm believers that you don't need an office to get great stuff done!
We will occasionally meet/work face-to-face.
Interested candidates should send their resume and any work samples to: jobs@b-onedesign.com
Posted: 02/22/2019

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

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

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