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The Practice Communications department at the American Psychological Association seeks an intern for the summer of 2018. Start/end dates are flexible.

This internship is for academic credit only. The intern must be receiving academic credit in order to do the internship.

Qualifications
The Practice Communications intern is an undergraduate or graduate student who is a strong writer with professional interest in communications, journalism, and/or psychology. Experience or interest in media production and/or research preferred.

About Practice Communications
The Practice Communications department disseminates information to psychologists and the public about the practice of psychology. The department produces online and print news and other resources for psychologists on practice issues such as health care and mental health advocacy efforts, electronic health records, diagnostic codes, and licensure issues, such as interstate and telehealth practices. Through the APA Psychology Help Center, Public Education Campaign, the Disaster Resource Network, and media outreach, the department also communicates the benefit of psychology to the public.

Responsibilities and Expectations

The intern will:
 Assist Practice Communications staff with production of the monthly podcast “Progress Notes.” This may include brainstorming, research, light technical assistance and publicity. Interns who are especially skilled may have the opportunity to independently produce a segment or a whole episode.
 Research, proofread and possibly publicize articles on a variety of topics relevant to practicing psychologists nationally and on the state level.
 Assist with the development of consumer resources related to APA clinical practice guidelines. This may involve research, interviewing experts, and writing website content.
Depending on the intern’s skills and interests, other projects could include designing and implementing a research project about trends in perceptions of psychotherapy; helping develop and execute social media strategies; and other short-term research or writing projects.
The intern would gain knowledge about the workings of a member and public communications department in a large, national, non-profit association, learn about two national volunteer networks that share helpful psychology information with the public, and find out about the latest issues and developments for practicing psychologists.

Application
Your application should include a cover letter, resume and 3-5 page writing sample. Writing samples may consist of excerpts from academic essays, other school assignments, published articles or columns, or any combination of these. You may also wish to include links to your personal website, blogs or other social media.

Please apply for this internship via APA’s internship webpage, and additionally, send a copy of your application to Hannah Calkins at hcalkins@apa.org.
For priority consideration, submit your application by April 13.

MALE TUTOR/COUNSELING POSITIONS WITH THE Regional Math/Science Center - Frostburg State University
Summer Program 2018

The Upward Bound Regional Math Science Center (RMSC) at Frostburg State University seeks male tutor/ counselors for a summer program designed to encourage and motivate qualified high school students to pursue post-secondary education and to develop skills and attitudes essential for success beyond high school.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
• These are residential positions and Tutor Counselors (TCs) are responsible for supervising program participants (high school students) in the male residence halls and during all RMSC sponsored activities.
• Tutor Counselors are also an integral part of the student’s academic experience as TCs attend academic classes with the students and assist them as they complete their scientific investigations.
• TCs also chaperon field trips; plan & lead recreational activities; and create, maintain & enforce a safe, positive & productive residential hall living environment.
• Includes one week of staff training and the multi-week summer program with students.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE, TENTATIVE DATES, and SALARY
(All residential positions include room, board, and all field trip expenses paid by the RMSC.)
• 2-Week TC June 17 – June 30, 2018 $1,170
• 3-Week TC June 17 – July 5, 2018 $1,650
• 5-Week TC June 17 – July 20, 2018 $2,700

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• One Year Undergraduate Experience
• Comfortable Working Out Of Doors (some of our science projects include field work)
• Excellent Interpersonal & Communication Skills
• Ability To Relate To Diverse University Population
• Evidence Of Success In Course Work In Science, Math or Writing
• Minimum GPA of 2.75

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience Supervising Students In Residential Setting
• Tutoring Or Teaching In Math, Science Or Writing
• Experience As Camp Counselor
• Valid Driver's License
• Experience With Disadvantaged Youth
• Participated In TRIO Or Similar Program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.frostburg.edu/clife/mscenter or 1-800-646-6004

TO APPLY: Send a letter of interest; resume; copy of transcripts; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:
Regional Math/Science Center RMSC@frostburg.edu
101 Braddock Road OR If applying via email please indicate position
Frostburg State University and your name in the subject line:
Frostburg, MD 21532 ex: TC – Jim Smith

DEADLINE: Applications are reviewed as they are received, and interviews will begin in January and continue until all positions are filled. You are encouraged to submit your application early for consideration for these positions.

About the Regional Math/Science Center

The FSU Regional Math/Science Center is a federally funded Department of Education Upward Bound program designed to help low-income, potential first generation college students achieve their goals of attaining college degrees, specifically in the fields of math and science. Participants in the program attend a multi-week summer session on the campus of FSU where they are engaged in a scientific research project. The RMSC strives to develop exciting hands-on projects that are relevant to modern life.

While working on these projects the practical use of the scientific method is emphasized. Students must develop testable hypotheses, help design the study, collect the data needed, analyze the data, draw conclusions based on the data collected and finally present their study in both oral and written form. Students learn about peer review as they present their study progress each week to the other students in the program. They also learn to use the computer for data analysis, for data processing their formal report, and for developing a power point presentation that is presented to a panel of scientists and an audience of parents, university and public officials.
While at FSU students also participate in a variety of activities designed to promote strong study skills and positive social behaviors, as well as activities that provide recreational and cultural experiences.

FSU Is An AA/EOE. Appropriate Auxiliary Aids & Services For Qualified Individuals W/Disability Will Be Provided Upon Request. Please Notify In Advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU

The Boston College Developmental Psychology Area is now accepting applications to our Summer Undergraduate Psychology Research Experience (SUPRE) program supported by the American Psychological Association.

Applicants can apply to work in one of our three developmental psychology labs:  the Infant and Child Cognition Lab (PI: Sara Cordes), the Language Learning Lab (PI: Josh Hartshorne) and/or the Cooperation Lab (PI: Katie McAuliffe).

Successful applicants will work full-time for 10 weeks from June 4 - August 10 and will be paid $11/ hour.

Eligibility requirements: Students who are from underrepresented minority groups or are first generation college students and who have had little or no research experience will be given priority. Additionally, applicants must be enrolled in an American undergraduate program and be entering their sophomore, junior or senior years.

Please send applications (CV and cover letter) to lmcooperation@gmail.com by Friday, April 6th. Please indicate how you meet the eligibility criteria in your application.

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