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Current Undergraduate Opportunities

  • Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), Cornell Washington: SPSSI is an international scientific association founded in 1936 for psychologists and other social scientists who study social issues.  The research conducted by our member has been central to many major social policy directions and decisions, including the Brown v. Board Education Supreme Court ruling that struck down school segregation.  Our society regularly hosts congressional briefings, issues policy briefs and fact sheets, and hosts training events for psychologist who would like to become more engaged in public policy. You can see our general call for internship applications here.   http://www.spssi.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=2082&nodeID=1
  • SPSP Applications 2017:  Applications are currently being accepted for the 2017 SPSP summer program for undergraduate research SPUR.  Spur provides an intensive summer internship in  the methods of social ans personality psychology for undergraduates form under-represented ethnic groups.  Participating students conduct hands-on research and research-related activities full-time for eight weeks, working closely with a social-personality psychology faculty member at the mentor’s university.  The program allows students to participate in an active lab with a research focus that they would not otherwise be able to access.  Applicants must be graduating in Summer 2017, Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 and ideally intending to apply to graduate school in social or personality psychology within one or two years.  Up to ten students will be selected for the 2017 program, and each participant will receive a $3000 stipend to cover living expenses and up to $500 to cover travel to and from the summer research site.   Interested applicants can learn more about the program or apply today.  Applicants will be asked to identify up to five potential faculty mentors from the list of current members. All materials, including a letter of recommendation from a faculty member at each applicant’s home institution, much be submitted by October 31, 2016. If you have questions, please contact spur@spsp.org.
  • Counseling Psychology Student Admissions Outcomes, and Other Data  http://epsy.ku.edu/academics/counseling-psychology/doctorate/overview-benefits 
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  • Behaviour Change MSc 2017/2017 Entry   www.ucl.ac.uk/behaviour-change/msc

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  • Summer Internship Opportunities in Vermont & Wisconsic:   A traditional summer camp with locations in Vermont and Wisconsin for kids who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or a non-verbal learning disorder.  Camp Akeela is seeking young energetic people to work as counselors.   www.campakeela.com
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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 (undergrad) and $2,000 (high school student) for ten-week projects at the University of California, San Diego; University of Michigan; University of Tennessee; University of Buffalo, and the Wake Forest School of Medicine. At the conclusion of the program students will produce reports and present findings at a University of Chicago symposium. The deadline to apply for the REHU program is February 6, 2017. Links trehu-2017-12-19-16_page_1 rehu-2017-12-19-16_page_2o the application and Center information are at www.igsb.org<http://www.igsb.org/> and ratgenes.org.