The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its Summer Undergraduate Psychology Research Experience (SUPRE) Program, supported by a grant from the American Psychological Association. Interested undergraduate students can spend 8 weeks working with a faculty mentor in their laboratory to gain valuable research experience.
Students may choose to work with one of the following faculty mentors:
Julie Fiez (fiezlab.us)
Jana Iverson (http://www.psychology.pitt.edu/person/jana-iverson-phd)
Melissa Libertus (http://www.lrdc.pitt.edu/people/researcher-detail.cshtml?id=530)
Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal (http://www.psychology.pitt.edu/person/elizabeth-votruba-drzal- phd)
Aidan Wright (www.personalityprocesses.com)
The program will run from May 21-July 21, 2017 (though some flexibility in starting and ending dates may be possible). Students will be hired as full-time, paid research assistants in their mentor’s lab during the 8 weeks of the program.
To be eligible for the SUPRE program, students must:
- be enrolled at a U.S. institution (though they need not be student at the University of
Pittsburgh or U.S. citizens)
- have had little to no prior experience working in a psychology research lab
- have completed at least their freshman year
- have not yet have obtained a bachelor’s degree
Students from underrepresented minority groups and first-generation college students are especially encouraged to apply. For more information, please contact the faculty coordinator, Jana Iverson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications are due no later than April 21, 2017 and should be completed at the following website:https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9S2b8B0EIVkLjaB
Applicants will be informed of the decision by May 1, 2017.