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


The Brain Assessment Research Laboratory, located at both Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

 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 (

We seek an energetic, well-organized, detail-oriented, responsible, and dedicated individual with excellent interpersonal skills to work full-time as a Research Assistant on a longitudinal clinical research project.

The Brain Indices research project involves assessment of brain structure and function in injured service members with mild traumatic brain injury. Patients are followed over time to evaluate clinical outcome, with an emphasis on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Brain indices include event-related brain potentials, MRI/DTI/SWI, and neurocognitive performance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, patient recruitment, scheduling, and interviewing; electrophysiological and neurocognitive testing; data processing, entry, and analysis; maintaining databases and files; word processing and preparation of figures and slides; and other duties in support of research projects.

Requirements include an excellent academic record and research experience, English fluency, a bachelor's degree, and a car and valid driver’s license.

Previous experience with EEG/ERP recording, Excel, MATLAB, E-Prime, PowerPoint, and statistical packages (e.g., SPSS) is highly desirable. Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment and in a clinical context is essential. Some weekend work may be required, and flexible scheduling will be needed.


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.



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