Research Opportunities

12.1.11 Each summer, the Laboratory for Developmental Studies at Harvard University offers a limited number of internships for college undergraduates, under the supervision of Dr. Susan Carey and Dr. Jesse Snedeker. Interns will gain experience with current techniques for investigating conceptual and language development in infants and children.  The internship will start on June 4, 2012 and go through August 10, 2012. This is a full-time research position and interns are expected to be available from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. A stipend of $1500 may be awarded for a full time commitment, but applicants are encouraged to apply for funding from external sources. For more information about this opportunity or to find out how to apply, please visit our website:
The application deadline is March 9, 2012. We do have an early deadline on February 10, 2012 for those who are applying for external funding.

11.30.11 APA is again sponsoring its Summer Science Fellowship program, hosted by the Psychology Department at George Mason University.  Up to twelve students who are current juniors will be selected for this six week long, paid summer research internship.  Students will be selected for experiences in one of several areas, including biological, applied developmental, applied cognitive, neuroscience, clinical, school, and industrial/ organizational. International students enrolled in US or Canadian colleges are eligible; US citizenship is not required. Students from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The application deadline is February 10, 2012Please visit for more information about the Summer Science Fellowship program.