March 26, 2018

Psychology Guidebooks to better help job seekers, professionals, and students

Here are links to Psychology Guidebooks to better help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing academic landscapes of mental health and its impact on careers and employment.  The two websites listed include:
- A comprehensive look at the growth of online psychology degree options at not-for-profit universities;
- Tips for pursuing your PsyD degree while working;
- A list of accredited counseling programs for ROI against a student's degree that are segmented by state.
https://www.psychologydegrees.org/
https://www.counselingdegreesonline.org/

May 24, 2018

Post-Baccalaureate Opportunity at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Dynamic Academic Translational Research Post-Baccalaureate Opportunity in Developmental Disabilities

The Neurobehavioral Group within the Division of Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an internationally known translational research team focused on improving outcomes for persons with developmental disabilities. Our interdisciplinary team includes physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses, basic neuroscientists, and members of many other disciplines coming together to translate our findings in the lab into new and innovative treatments for our patient populations. We have specialty research programs focused on autism spectrum disorder and fragile X syndrome. We have regular paid post-baccalaureate opportunities for high achievers looking for a motivating and dynamic experience for two or more years prior to entering graduate or professional schools. Opportunities exist across our research environment from bench to bedside. Application review is competitive and we draw nationwide for placements with our group. Interested applicants can send their CV and letter of interest to the Neurobehavioral Group leader Craig Erickson, MD at craig.erickson@cchmc.org

May 14, 2018

JCC Inclusion Counselor Positions Available!

I wanted to bring to your attention an opportunity for summer work and experience in a disability related field.  The Jewish Community Centers of St. Louis are looking for people to serve as one-on-one shadow counselors working with children with developmental disability or other related diagnosis ranging in age from 5-15 in their JCC Day Camp program this summer. 

Anyone who is age 18 and above is eligible to apply.  Here is the link to apply: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=12988&clientkey=7E63DFEC85A682F39444D953B924F7CC.

Any questions, contact the J Inclusion Coordinator, Sara Carpenter at scarpenter@jccstl.org

May 8, 2018

STL Summer ABA Consulting Services Positions Available

For those students who may be interested in positions working with children with autism and who will be around for the summer, I’d like to make you aware of ABA Consulting Services (ABACS), LLC, which was formed in 2001 by Debra Bryant in order to serve children with special needs, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

There is the opportunity to train to become a RBT (Registered Behavior Technician).  Attached is a flyer from ABACS that lists positions at their agency, and explains the RBT. 

If you have questions, please contact Katie Dennis, the RBT Coordinator: katie.dennis@stlaba.com

May 2, 2018

Summer Fellowship Opportunity

The Horizons Fellowship 

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students. 

Horizons students have gone onto work at a variety of amazing companies - Google, Facebook, Visa, The Stanford Research Institute, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, McKinsey, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, EA Games, and more. 

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan, state schools, community colleges and more. The world is becoming multidisciplinary in nature. We've had computer science majors, math majors, economics/business majors, biology majors, english majors, and art majors all take our program. 

Interested students can start an application here!

April 13, 2018

Post-Bac Opportunity at UC Santa Barbara

CENTER FOR MINDFULNESS & HUMAN POTENTIALUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA

OVERVIEW: UC Santa Barbara’s Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential conducts rigorous research to identify the optimal ways to teach mindfulness. We use these insights to create scalable mindfulness training for high schools. CMHP is currently inviting applicants for a 20 hour/week volunteer position. This post-baccalaureate fellowship provides training in the psychological and brain sciences through participation in a fast-paced, mission-driven effort to create and deliver optimally effective digital mindfulness training to youth.

RESPONSIBILITIES: All post-bacs have the opportunity to participate in academic research. Responsibilities can include running research experiments, designing research materials, conducting literature reviews, acting as a liaison to research participants, and managing/analyzing data. You will be involved in both the conceptual development and execution of research, allowing you to develop a discerning scientific eye and technical research skills. We aim to have post-bacs co-author at least one scientific article or chapter during their fellowship.
April 10, 2018

Summer Campaign Job Opportunities for Students!

Want to spend your summer working on urgent issues you care about, gaining skills that will last you a lifetime, and make good money? The Fund for the Public Interest, a national non-profit organization that runs campaigns for some of the nation’s most prominent environmental and social change organizations, like Environment America and U.S. PIRG, is seeking hard-working candidates with a passion for social change to fill citizen outreach and Field Manager positions across the country this summer. 

March 26, 2018

U of Pittsburgh APA Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its Summer Undergraduate Psychology Research Experience (SUPRE) Program, supported by a grant from the American Psychological Association.  Interested undergraduate students can spend 8 weeks working with a faculty mentor in their laboratory to gain valuable research experience. Students may choose to work with one of the following faculty mentors:

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