• Gather relevant data on target audiences
• Conduct surveys, interviews and focus groups
• Perform statistical analysis on data
Average Salary: $62,000
Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Summer Research Mentoring Program in Developmental Science
This summer, Dr. Elizabeth Simpson and her team will be leading a Summer Research Mentoring Program, funded by the National Science Foundation. Students will be compensated $1,800 to work 20 hours per week over the course of this of this 9-week program.
The Social Cognition Lab studies the development of social behavior in infants, including neonatal imitation and face perception. We use eye tracking to measure infant visual attention and we collect saliva to detect salivary hormones. You can read more about our research here: https://goo.gl/2lP2s8
Eligibility, Dates, and Location
Students will lead projects, under Dr. Simpson’s guidance. This student mentoring program aims to (a) introduce students to the general scientific method and specific methods of investigating infant social cognitive development; (b) identify student training and career goals; (c) facilitate student support networks, including peer mentoring; and (d) lead students in community science education through outreach and the dissemination of research findings to both the scientific community and the broader public. The research experience includes:
Learn more about our lab: https://www.facebook.com/SocCogLab
Questions can be directed to Dr. Simpson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
PDF of this advertisement:
UM 2017 Summer Research Program.pdf
Elizabeth A. Simpson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Miami
Flipse Building, Room 359
This is a reminder of our upcoming “Know Your Rights: Immigration and Protests” event on Tuesday March 28th 7-10PM at the JC Cinema in partnership with Mason DREAMers (during DREAM Week), the ACLU of NOVA, and the GMU chapter of the AAUP. We have a stellar panel of ACLU leaders, immigration and criminal rights attorneys, and Mason DREAMers to generate dialog about our civil liberties and building alliances. Please come and share with interested others.
Bethany L. Letiecq, PhD
Associate Professor and Program Director
Human Development and Family Science
Internships are a valuable career building experience for students and we need your help spreading the word about two new unpaid internship scholarships for Mason students! Please contact Raechel Timbers at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Parents Fund Scholarship
University Career Services in partnership with University Life and the Parents Fund is offering twenty, $500 scholarships to help students offset the cost of academic credit for an unpaid internship. To apply students must:
· Be enrolled in an internship course summer or fall 2017
· Possess a minimum 2.0 GPA
· Have secured an unpaid internship for summer or fall 2017
· Write a 250 word essay about how the internship will help them develop the skills employers are seeking and how the internship relates to their career goals
· Log in to HireMason, search for "Parents Fund Scholarship,” and complete the application form
The deadline to apply is April 14, 2017.
Unpaid Internship Scholarship
The Unpaid Internship Scholarship is open to all students who have secured an unpaid internship for summer or fall 2017. To apply, students must:
The deadline to apply is April 14, 2017. Students can receive up to $5,700 in scholarship money, which will first be applied to any outstanding balance on one’s Mason student account. Recipients will be notified by May 1, 2017.
• Assist senior researchers with psychology experiments and studies
• Prior knowledge of laboratory procedures
• Perform routine lab and equipment maintenance
• Open to working in government agencies, university psychology programs and private business sectors
Average Salary: $37,000
Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree
Child care worker
• Passionate about working with children and enhancing their development
• Provide a safe environment and assist teachers in implementing lesson plans
• Monitor and interact with children during outdoor activities
• Open to working in daycare, after-school programs and other child care environments
Average Salary: $19,500
Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree
It is that time of the year and I am hoping to line up a hire for this summer. This year’s summer camp first day begins on Monday, June 19 and runs through August 25.
The skills, values and work ethic obtained through our summer camp child care work experience as well as a dedication to children’s health, safety and growth development, translate very well into other careers. We are hopeful that this opportunity will appeal to one of your students. Those interested are encourage to call and set up an in person visit.
We are a State licensed Family Day Care Provider located off Braddock and 495 in search of a Childcare Assistant/Summer Camp Counselor Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Applicant must have experience working with elementary age children; have CPR and first aid certification and a TB test. Regulatory requirement is such that the individual must be willing to undergo Child Protective Service, FBI and criminal background checks. Position also requires evidence of course hours in the field of early child development/ early learning. If an applicant is without these stated requirements, we may be able to assist in obtaining.
Applicant must be responsible, reliable, energetic, and love interacting with children. Duties include helping with execution of the daily routine, providing the children with guidance and assistant with activities such as arts and crafts projects, taking children for walks/playing outside, reading stories, playing games and helping to keep daycare area clean and tidy.
Applicant must be able to lift children, sit on the floor, and chaperon the children on daily field trips.
Applicant must be able to present acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization. Compensation which could include room and board with pay is based on experience. We are also willing to work with the applicant in their discipline as a paid internship. As you know, the position offers work experience with practical application of the industry early learning with health and safety best practices.
Jackson Child Care
Job Title: Patient Care Coordinator
Reports to: Clinic Director
Responsible for assisting in the daily administrative operations of the clinic’s front office and patient services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Checking patients in and out
· Handling new and existing patient inquiries
· Filing patient charts and correspondence
· Posting daily payments
· Accurately taking and delivering messages
· Scheduling appointments
· Providing support to Physicians
Qualifications and Requirements:
· Ability to multi-task and shift projects
· Computer proficient with a willingness to learn our intake and patient care systems
· Background in Psychology
· Strong references
Knowledge and Skills and abilities:
· Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to work in a team environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Sitting for long period of time
· Frequent typing and viewing of computer screen
· Frequent use of hand and fingers with machines, such as computer, copier, fax machine, scanner and
· Frequent hearing, listening and speaking by telephone and in person
· Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop or bend
The Amen Clinics combines comprehensive evaluations, SPECT imaging, and brain-healthy habits in our methodology for treating a variety of conditions. Our Patient Outcome Managers are adept at conducting interviews with patients that lead to previously-undisclosed health information. Next, SPECT technology captures data on the patient's brain. And finally, once we have obtained a greater understanding of the patient's cerebral health, a customized treatment can be prescribed.
To be considered, please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being is now accepting applications for Elena’s Scholarships for Student Well-Being.
This will be our third annual awarding of six $1,000 scholarships designed to enhance student well-being. A key feature of this program is the inclusion of personal mentoring throughout both the fall and spring semesters. We are especially looking for applicants who would be most likely to benefit from this one-on-one support from a Mason faculty or staff person.
Elena’s Scholarships are open to full-time, undergraduate students from all academic majors. Please help us make this opportunity as widely known as possible.
Applications must be submitted online by April 7th.
Students can learn more & apply online: http://wellbeing.gmu.edu/students/elenas-scholarships
Contact: Mark Thurston, email@example.com, 703-993-1352