Internship Opportunities

Volunteer Research Assistant Positions | Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences | North Bethesda, MD

Posted: November 16, 2018

Volunteers will be primarily assigned to Post Admission Cognitive Therapy (PACT) transcriptions. Volunteers will be exposed to military suicide prevention studies, psychotherapy research, curriculum development, and randomized clinical trials methodology. A position of this type can serve as professional experience in the fields of military mental health, psychology, and suicide prevention – and will strengthen a candidate’s application to graduate programs in psychology or related fields.

Primary Responsibilities:

– Transcribe audio files of PACT therapy sessions and help-seeking interviews with inpatients admitted to military treatment facilities following a recent suicide-related crisis

– Compile and distribute weekly lists of suicide related abstracts

– Conduct literature reviews and write literature summaries

Additional opportunities may be available for highly motivated candidates who remain beyond two semesters. Opportunities also exist for recommendation letters depending on overall performance.

Requirements:

– Minimum commitment: Either (1) 16 hours a week for one semester or (2) 8 hours a week for two semesters (we prefer a year commitment)

– The position is unpaid, but course credit may be set up in collaboration with the volunteer’s academic institution

– Availability on Friday from 12pm-1pm for Biweekly Volunteer Meeting – THIS IS MANDATORY

Application Process:

Please send (1) cover letter (2) updated CV, (3) ALL of your windows of availability (days and times, within Monday-Friday, 7AM-4PM), and (4) whether you prefer 16hrs/wk for one semester or 8hrs/wk for two semesters to: Amber Fox (amber.fox.ctr@usuhs.


Internship | Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research | Kennedy Krieger Institute

Posted: August 10, 2018

Title: Internship with Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research on motor imitation

Description: We are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented student interested in investigating motor control in children with developmental disorders (e.g., Autism). Our internship focuses on the investigation of motor control in children with Autism during a dance imitative task using motion capture tools. Interns will read and discuss literature pertaining to the task, and will work on preprocessing the motion capture data to obtain imitative skill measures. The internship could start immediately or at the beginning of the fall semester. Ideally, students would be able to contribute 10 hours per week to the lab. Interested students can contact me at rochowiak@kennedykrieger.org

Location:

Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research

716 N Broadway

Baltimore, MD

21205