UMass Psychology


Job & Internship notices:

When the advising office receives notices about job, internship or research assistant openings, we will post those here. Information posted here does not constitute any endorsement on the part of the Psychology Department nor does it indicate that these opportunities have been vetted by the Psychology Department. Some postings are internal to UMass, others are off campus. Those who are seeking positions (particularly for course credit) should also check the information on the RA, TA, Internship page. You should also consult with Career Services to make use of their much larger database of job and internship opportunities. You can also get help there to create your resume and other assistance including opening a file for letters of recommendation that Career Services can send out for you in the future.

You might also find this link from Career Services about what you can do with a psych major of interest.

For postings of RA or TA opportunities offered for credit during regular school terms, please refer to the RA, TA, Internships page.

Current off-campus and summer on-campus postings (most recent additions at the top):

Agency & Location


Brief Description

Date Posted

Military Extension Internship Program Opportunities

The Military Extension Internship Program is accepting applications for Spring 2015 internships until September 30, 2014.
Please visit for
more information about the internships, including job descriptions; instructions on how to apply; intern profiles; and frequently asked questions and answers.
Specific questions regarding the internships
may be referred to: Jessica Wandless, Purdue University Cooperative
Extension Service Internship Coordinator, at

Internships are on active military installations
across the U.S. and around the world with child and youth programs. 
Interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in military child and youth programs.  
Internships Available in Child Development, School-Age, and Youth Development Programs
A partnership between the Cooperative Extension System and the Department

of Defense has provided the funding for a national, military childcare/youth development internship program. Through this initiative,
students and recent graduates have the opportunity to develop professional
skills in childcare and youth development through practical work experience
with military children, youth, and families.
Interns are placed on military installations across the United States with
limited opportunities for international placement. They receive an hourly
wage or stipend and assistance with travel expenses for their efforts.
Current students may obtain academic credit for this experience if desired.


Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women's Mental Health

The expected start date for this position is no later than June 1.

Interested applicants may send resumes and cover letters to Melissa Burnett or via USPS to 185 Cambridge Street, Floor 2, Boston, MA 02114.

Care Coordinator Position
Click here for details and qualfiications 


VA Boston Healthcare System
Boston, MA

Questions about the position can be directed via email to or phone (857)-364-4602.
Applicants should submit the following: 1) a letter describing their interest in the position and related career goals, 2) a curriculum vita or resume, 3) a current transcript, and 4) contact information for three references to:
Annie B. Fox, PhD
Women’s Health Sciences Division
National Center for PTSD (116B-3) VA Boston Healthcare System 150 South Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130-4817
Ph: 857-364-4602

Electronic applications via e-mail to are encouraged.

The Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD has an opening for a full-time research assistant on a project examining the post-deployment work and family functioning of veterans.
Job Description: Seeking a full-time Research Assistant to provide assistance with a longitudinal survey study of work and family functioning in veterans, as well as other related research studies on stress/trauma exposure and its impact on PTSD and other mental health outcomes. With supervision from the Principal Investigators and Project Coordinator, this individual will be involved in many tasks associated with study preparation, implementation, and dissemination of study findings. Duties will include, but not be limited to, the following: conducting and maintaining background literature searches, organizing study files and data, providing administrative and technical support for research objectives, assisting in the preparation of research findings in the form of manuscripts and conference presentations and assisting in the preparation of grant applications and IRB submissions. Annual salary for a full-time bachelors-level candidate will be approximately $42,000. Requirements: Bachelors degree in psychology or a closely related discipline; research experience. Time Commitment: Two years, with the possibility of an extension. Anticipated Start Date: July-August 2014


Boston University Summer Study, Internship Program; Boston

Applications for Summer 2014 are now being accepted. The application deadline is April 18, 2014. A PDF of the program brochure is available at, and more program details can be found online at

The program is open to visiting undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of college by the start of the program. Students must be in good academic and judicial standing with a minimum GPA of 2.7.
 * The program dates for Summer 2014 are May 20-August 15. Students must attend the entire program. * The program is open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Please note that the Boston University Summer Study Internship is unpaid.
 * Students are accepted into one of eight academic tracks (one is psych) and must enroll in the full 10-credit program: two Summer 1 courses, an internship course, and a Summer 2 internship. The Summer Study Internship Program fee is $7,400. There is no financial aid from BU available for this program, but students may talk to their home universities regarding financial aid options.


Yale Cognition and Development Lab 

New Haven, CT

Questions not covered online about our program may be directed to the lab manager at


Applications for the *Yale Cognition & Development Lab's 2014 research internship program* are now available on our website.

Our annual summer internship provides the opportunity for highly motivated undergraduate students to gain an intensive, hands-on research experience in cognitive science and developmental psychology in close partnership with our full-time lab members. Complete information about our research and internship program, as well as required application materials and an FAQ page, can be downloaded from our website,

 This year's internship will run from Mon, June 2 to Wed, July 30, 2014, and all applications should be received no later than *Friday, March 7, 2014*


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center / Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Bethesda, MD

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, three letters of recommendation, and a transcript by email to Dr. Connie C. Duncan, and Dr. Anne B. McFarland.

The Brain Indices Lab jointly located at Walter Reed Natonal Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is looking to hire new research assistants in the spring of 2014.

Click here for more information.


Wediko Children's Services

For more information please visit our website at Feel free to also contact us at our office at 617-292-9200 or you can email for any questions you may have.

Wediko Children's Services: Recruiting graduate and undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and fields to be a part of a paid internship opportunity for summer 2014.

The Wediko Summer Program is a 6 ½ week residential summer program that serves approximately 170 children struggling with social emotional and behavioral difficulties. Each year, we hire a group of dedicated, ambitious, and talented individuals to make the program fun and meaningful for each child.

The Summer Program is a unique opportunity for students who are interested in psychology, social work, sociology, anthropology and other social science careers. We train staff extensively in behavior management, crisis intervention, group formation, and child developmental theory. Our internship provides students with 750 clinical supervised hours and the opportunity to work with experienced professionals in the mental health field.



International Programs Office

There are many international programs that offer internship opportunities either as part of a regular study abroad term or summer program. Get details about internship programs in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Chile, Spain, London, Dublin, and others!


Psychiatry Department at Boston Children's Hospital

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Laura Jarvis, Quality Improvement Consultant,

entry-level Quality Improvement Research Data Coordinator.  Start date summer 2014.  Click here for more details


Massachusetts Life Sciences Center 
Companies across MA

For further details regarding this program, please visit our

year-round internship program

Any student enrolled in a Massachusetts college or university is eligible to apply, provided that they meet the following eligibility requirements:

2-year/Community College/Certificate students must be enrolled in an Associate's Degree or Certificate program or have completed one within the past year.

4-year college or university students must have or will complete(d) at least their sophomore year the semester before the internship, or have graduated within the past year.

Graduate students must be enrolled in a Master's Degree program or have received their Master's Degree within the past year. Ph.D. and M.D. candidates are not eligible.


Children's Summer Treatment Program, Center for Children and Families at Florida International University

Applications for all positions are competitive, so students should apply as soon as possible. Position descriptions, application forms, and instructions are available at More information about the Summer Treatment Program and the Center for Children and Families is available at



Children's Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children with ADHA and related impairments.
Counselor and lead counselor positions as well as a limited number of teacher, research assistant, and classroom aid positions.  
Additional info at:


OSTP Internship Program

For questions, please contact Rebecca Grimm

OSTP Internship Program—Summer 2014

The Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2014 Internship Program. The application deadline is 11:59pm Friday, March 7. Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled during the 2014 academic year are welcome to apply.

More information and application instructions are available at

About OSTP. The Office of Science and Technology Policy advises the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The office serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans and programs of the Federal Government.

About the Internship Program. Interns are accepted for one of three annual terms (Spring, Summer, or Fall), which each last no more than 90 days. While these positions are without compensation, the assignments provide educational enrichment, practical work experience, and network opportunities with other individuals in the science and technology policy arena.


Institute of Reading Development

Learn more and/or submit online application at:

Summer 2014 teaching positions
Hire people with bachelor's degree in any discipline.


University of Detroit Mercy

You can find information about the PSEP and the application process here: Students can apply online or download the application materials.

Questions can be directed to Barry Dauphin, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Training, UDM Doctoral Program in Psychology (

The University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology  sychology Summer Enrichment Program (PSEP)

We are recruiting economically and educationally disadvantaged undergraduate students from around the country in order to provide them with educational experiences aimed toward the goal of their applying to and being accepted by graduate programs in behavioral health.

Undergraduate students who are accepted into the PSEP will have educational experiences in: -psychology, -working in an inter-professional model, - cultural competency, -preparation for the Graduate Record Exam, -exposure to basic clinical skills, and -exposure to settings in which psychologists work. The program is offered at no charge, and students will be housed on the UDM campus. Students will be provided with student mentors from the Doctoral Program and will have opportunities for educational experiences and interaction with students interested in other health professions. Students accepted into the program also receive financial aid information and counseling and receive a stipend for attending.


Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA 

Interested applicants may send cover letters and resumes to Melissa Burnett via email to or via USPS to 185 Cambridge Street, Floor 2, Boston, MA 02114.

Center for Women's Mental Health
Clinical Research Coordinator Position.
We are looking for candidates who possess at least a bachelor’s degree and who can start no later than June 1, although an earlier start would be appreciated. This is a full-time salaried position.
Click here for more information.


Massachusetts General Hospital,
OCD and Related Disorders Program

Applicants should email a CV and cover letter directly to me at

We are looking for qualified college graduates (and spring 2014 graduates) with a background in research and psychology to fill opening Clinical Research Coordinator positions in Dr. Sabine Wilhelm's OCD and Related Disorders Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital
Click here for job description


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