Want to Gain More Hands-On Research Experience and Career Development Training in Psychology?
The application opens now! If you are interested, please fill out this google form to apply by April 15, 2023, at 11:59 PM.
The DiSH Lab offers a summer intensive program for underrepresented students from 2-year and community colleges. The program is intended to provide research experience and career development training to underrepresented undergraduates who wish to gain experience in hands-on research in psychology.
All students will receive a stipend of $1,200 for their participation.
The summer intensive course this year will take place from June 19th to June 30th. In-person sessions will happen from 10:30 am – 6:30 pm every weekday.
Each day has 5 distinct modules: (1) a seminar-type lab meeting; (2) a research skills workshop; (3) a career development workshop; (4) dedicated time to work on a study proposal; and (5) dedicated time for writing. The table below displays the topics for the research and career modules.
|Research Skills Workshop||Career Development Workshop|
|1. Reviewing literatures
2. Experimental designs
3. Cutting-edge methods
4. Human subjects and the IRB
6. Statistical analysis and SPSS I
7. Statistical analysis and SPSS II
8. Writing an empirical paper
9. Presenting your work
10. Student presentations on proposed studies
|1. Introduction: What’s grad school?
2. The GRE
3. Choosing a graduate program
4. The personal statement
5. Building your CV
6. Secrets of successful applications
7. Workshopping personal statements I
8. Workshopping personal statements II
10. Grad student panel