Undergraduate Research & Fellowship Opportunities

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The Psychology department has established a Google group, Psychology Internships and Positions, to disseminate information about psychology research assistant positions, summer internships, full-time positions in research labs, clinical opportunities, etc.  If you would like to join the group, please visit https://groups.google.com/d/forum/psychopportunities and click the “apply for membership” link using your Cornell email address.  The list is open to Cornell undergraduates only.  
Once you are in the group, you can choose how you receive information.  You can receive all the emails as they post, or get a digest once a day, or only view it as a web site.  You will need a Google account to join the group.

Psychology Summer Research Program

The Psychology Summer Research Program provides support to a limited number of undergraduates (3-4 per year) who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of Psychology.  Students will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on (or virtual) lab research under the direction of a faculty mentor as a Student Research/Lab Assistant in the Psychology Department.  An hourly stipend will be provided, commensurate with level of experience.  The summer appointment period will fall within June 3, 2021- Aug 12, 2021 and students may apply for part-time or full-time support.

Interested students should reach out to their faculty mentor to initiate the application process. The application deadline for summer 2021 was May 5th and the portal is now closed. 

A complete application will include:
-Application form with personal statement 
-Current CV/Resume
-Letter of recommendation from faculty mentor

Students may submit their material using the above link. Faculty mentors should submit a letter of recommendation to psychology@cornell.edu by May 5, 2021. Reference letters submitted by students will not be accepted.

Who should apply?
Any Cornell student interested in Psychology Research! You must have the approval of a Psychology Department faculty mentor in order to be considered for this program. Students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Students must be at least 18 years old and eligible for employment in the US. 

Contact us at Psychology@cornell.edu