Summer Research Opportunities
Office of Undergraduate Research
New Building, Room 8.66.00
524 W. 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
11:00AM – 4:00PM
Below you will find an up-to-date list of all the summer internship opportunities that have come to the OUR office. We will update this as new ones come in. Also, we send out everything via email and Facebook, so make sure to "like" our page and email us at OUR@jjay.cuny.edu to get on the mailing list.
Boston College, Arts and Mind Lab, Lab Manager
The Arts and Mind Lab directed by Dr. Ellen Winner is hiring a full-time lab manager to coordinate research with both adults and children on psychological studies of the arts. The position entails helping to develop new studies, writing of IRB applications, recruitment of participants, testing of children at the Boston Museum of Science and the Boston Children’s Museum and at schools, and supervising undergraduates working in the lab. This position provides extensive research experience with the potential for co-authorship of papers. Preferred start date is September 1, 2013. The position is full time for two years with full benefits, further extendable depending on fit. This position is excellent for a student interested in pursuing graduate study in psychology. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, until the position is filled. Interested applicants should email a cv and cover letter indicating research experience and career goals to Ellen Winner at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter should list two references with contact information. Please indicate Lab Manager Application on the subject line.
University of Notre Dame, Infant Studies Lab, Laboratory Coordinator
The Infant Studies Lab at the University of Notre Dame seeks a full-time Laboratory Coordinator. The anticipated start date of this position is Summer 2013. This appointment is funded for one year, with the possibility of reappointment on an annual basis. The lab is directed by Dr. Jill Lany, and projects focus on early language development. The lab consists of a smart, hardworking, and friendly team of graduate and undergraduate students. More about the lab can be found here: http://www3.nd.edu/~babylab
Yale University, Social Cognitive Development Lab, Lab Manager/Research Coordinator
The Social Cognitive Development Lab at Yale University is seeking a lab manager / research coordinator to begin summer or fall of 2013. The position is full time for two years with full benefits, further extendable depending on fit. Our lab focuses on intergroup social cognition, broadly construed. Major research areas include the origins of intergroup bias, the principles underlying social categorization, the effects of status disparities, and the perceptual components of intergroup categorization. More information on the department is at http://psychology.yale.edu/. To apply, please send a resume/CV and a cover letter describing your interest in the position. Send your materials to Yarrow Dunham, email@example.com, with the subject line “SCD Lab Manager Application”.
There are also similar positions available at Georgetown University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and Carnegie Mellon University. Please contact the OUR via email for information on these programs.