A list of Undergraduate psychology internships undergraduates
Psychology internships for undergraduates are an important adjuvant to your psychology major. Psychology internships allow you to gain experience and to test out your interest in the field. For undergraduates psychology internships can be difficult to find. Here’s a list of excellent ones. These psychology internships for undergraduates can be difficult to find. So, start your search EARLY in the fall semester. In preparing your application, be sure to describe your clinical research experience. Also, take coursework in statistics, research design and methodology. Finally, write a thoughtful cover letter. Some internships provide a stipend and others don’t. Note that your college or university may provide a stipend for you to do an internship, elsewhere, or locally, in the summer. For example, Swarthmore College, provides its’ students with funding to do internships, elsewhere. It’s never to early to investigate possible funding sources. Here are some steps that you might take:
- ask your professors
- ask your international studies office (in case you want to do an internship abroad)
- ask your scholarship and fellowship office
- ask your undergraduate research program. Note: if your university doesn’t have such a program to your faculty, students and the Provost office and encourage them to start one!
Psychology clinical research internships for undergraduates
- The National Science Foundation offers research experiences in psychology at selected schools
- The American Psychological Association provides a list of Research Opportunities & Internships
- Columbia University/Barnard College offers the Amgen Scholars Summer Research Progam
- National Science Foundation offers many opportunities for undergraduates
- Psi Chi
- FBI Internship programs
- APA has a summer science fellowship for talented undergraduates interested in learning more about psychology
Washington DC Psychologist and Career Counselor
If you are interested in a consultation, feel free to call me at: 301.656.9650. Please streamline this process by making it easy for me to reach you. Leave your day and evening numbers and the time that it’s best to reach you. I welcome your call.
Lynn Friedman, Ph.D. (c) 2015. This material is copyrighted. However, Psychology Departments, Psi Chi Chapters, Psychology Clubs and University and College Career Centers may republish this column, free-of-charge as long as it is reprinted in its entirety and without alteration. Also, along with this column, copyright and the following byline must be attached: Dr. Lynn Friedman is a Washington DC Psychologist, psychoanalyst and executive coach. She is on the associate faculty at Johns Hopkins University. Web site: www.drlynnfriedman.com. She can be reached at: (301) 656-9650.