Internships & Research Opportunities

Welcome!  This page is updated periodically as notifications of internships and research opportunities are received. Some are summer opportunities, and some are post-graduation opportunities.

Information regarding the SLU Summer Fellowship or the Tanner Fellowship programs can be found on the SLU Student Research page.

We also suggest that you search the American Psychological Association and the National Science Foundation for Summer Internships or Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU's).

Current postings:

The Graduate School University at Albany

Social-Personality Psychology PhD Program at UAlbany is recruiting four new PhD students for funded assistantships with stipend and tuition waiver. This program offers the opportunity to collaborate with a team of faculty mentors whose research interests include psychology and law, prejudice and discrimination, diversity and social justice, empathy and altruism, and the psychology of music. For more information about this program click https://www.albany.edu/psychology/programs/phd-social-and-personality-psychology 

How to apply: 

Submit the following by December 1:

  • Online application with $75 fee
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Goals

The GRE general test is not required. If you have any questions, please contact Cynthia Najdowski at cnajdowski@albany.edu  

Brown Medical School

Brown Medical School researchers working at Butler Hospital are seeking a Research Assistant for NIH-funded studies focused on a) yoga for chronic pain in people with opioid use disorder; b) understanding needs of pregnant and post-partum women with opioid use disorder; and c) other studies of innovative treatments for substance use disorder and mood disorders.

Responsibilities: Position includes screening, recruiting and interviewing study participants, managing research data, and collaborating with other study staff in related duties.

Knowledge of clinical research procedures and experience conducting diagnostic interviews preferred. Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

A successful applicant will be motivated and detail-oriented, able to work independently, and have strong organizational and communication skills.

Position is full time and involves opportunities for developing clinical and research skills in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Requirements: BA in psychology or related experience required. Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekend hours is required. As data collection may be off-site at community agencies, applicants need to provide their own transportation. To apply, please find the job at: https://www.carenewengland.org/careers

SHARE!

The Self-Help And Recovery Exchange ( www.shareselfhelp.org ), a non-profit organization in Los Angeles, is taking on 25 interns for its innovative SHARE! Collaborative Housing Program. The interns will help find houses and place homeless people with mental health issues in the houses.

The internships pay $15 an hour, can be done in person or remotely and can be part-time or full-time. Interns with experience with self-help support groups are particularly welcome. 

Casa de Esperanza - Hands of Hope Service Year for Graduating Seniors

The Hands of Hope Service Year Program at Casa de Esperanza provides recent college graduates first-hand experience caring for emotionally and medically fragile children. Hands of Hope house parents commit a year to live and work with the children living in the agency foster homes and undergo over 80 hours of training before caring for children.

In order to be considered, you must have the ability to make a one-year commitment (shorter commitments considered), be 21 years of age, be willing to work closely with children with behavioral and developmental issues, and pass a background check & drug test. Valid U.S. Driver's license is also preferred.

A Hands of Hope gap year gives you the opportunity to earn hands-on experience learning how abuse, neglect, and the effects of HIV play in the lives of some of our most vulnerable children. You will be working directly with therapists, specialists, and social workers to meet the specific needs for each child, exposing you to several career options for the future.

Are you or someone you know looking for a service-year opportunity working directly with young children? Apply today! Accepting applications year-round click Here. Questions? Contact Darean Talmadge at dtalmadge@casahope.org

Ramapo for Children 

Ramapo for children is a non-profit organization renowned for its direct-service youth programs, and training for educators, youth workers and caregivers. At Ramapo we offer college students and recent graduates valuable, rewarding and unique job opportunities through summer and year-round programs on our Rhinebeck, New York campus. Position available listed below.

  • 2023 Summer job and internship opportunities: As Ramapo staff member or interns, summer camp counselors and program instructors will develop the skills needed to support young people who have a range of needs and abilities. Benefit from evidence-informed training in our renowned Ramapo Approach. Learn how to create inclusive environments that celebrate strengths and foster belonging, adapt to individual needs, and encourage positive behavior. Earn up to six college credits through our on-site college course. Receive free room and board on our beautiful, 250-acre campus, along with travel and summer stipends.

    • POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Bunk Counselors, Supervisors; Lifeguards; Rope Course Facilitators; Program Instructors for Art, Music, Cooking, STEM, & more....

Make a commitment of nine weeks from  mid-June to late August 2023. There are a limited number of five-week positions available from late July to late August 2023. Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. To Apply and Connect: www.ramapoforchildren.org/jobs 

For questions, please call 845.876.8423 or email staffing@ramapoforchildren.org. Find us on instagram @camp_ramapo. Connect on facebook.com/ramapoforchildren