Become a Volunteer Research Assistant
Become a Volunteer Research Assistant

If you are interested in our research, consider volunteering to be a research assistant!

This is a great option if you are trying to get experience in psychological research for graduate school, or specialized training in BPD research.

We typically expect that volunteer research assistants will commit to a minimum of 8-10 hours a week for three semesters. They are expected to engage in responsible, ethical conduct of research.

Criteria: (1) Psychology Major or A/A- grade in at lest 2 300-level psychology courses

               (2) GPA > 3.3

               (3) Interested in graduate school

               (4) Ability and aptitude to contribute to research, as evidenced by a letter of recommendaiton from a professor, TA, or supervisor

If you are interested in applying, please complete the below form (also available here), please email your (1) unofficial transcript, and (2) letter of recommendation. 

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