Summer Research Program in Psychology

At University of Northern Iowa

 

4 week June program includes travel, housing, food, and research expenses, plus a $2000 stipend!

 

 

Students will work with a faculty member on a research project as well as learn about advanced methods, statistics, and graduate school topics during weekly seminars.

 

Requirements:

        US citizen or permanent resident

        Psychology major

        Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing

        Interested in attending graduate school

        Member of one of the following groups: African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander

 

Faculty and research areas include:

 

Adam Butler

Work-life balance; collegiate employment and alcohol use; occupational health and wellness

Helen Harton

Social influence, prejudice, intimate relationships, attitude change

Robert Hitlan

Workplace stress, antecedents and consequences of, social and workplace exclusion, language-based ostracism, interpersonal and intergroup relations including prejudice and discrimination

Nicholas Schwab

Social influence and health; SES and health; cooperation

John Somervill

Attitudes toward animal abuse and relation to psychopathology; pet therapy

 

 

For more information, email Professor Helen Harton at harton@uni.edu or see our FAQ page.

Application deadline: March 15, 2010

 

To apply, fill out the application form and email it to harton@uni.edu. You should also have a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and have an official copy of your transcripts sent to:

 

Summer Research Program

Attn: Helen Harton

Department of Psychology

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0505