Undergraduate Opportunities

Research Assistant Training Program

The Initiative offers a formal, centralized training program for motivated undergraduates who want to gain hands-on research experience working with SBSI faculty and graduate students. The program introduces undergraduates to different tools often used in research such as Qualtrics, R, and Sona, shows them how to use these tools, and offers broader advice about navigating the field. Applications for the program are due by

Sunday, Feb 13th, 2022 11:59pm EST.

This semester, sessions will be:

4-5pm on Wednesdays from February 23rd to April 6th.

The advising post-doc will offer the following modules:

Module 1  – Getting started in Psychological Research
Module 2  – Getting started with R
Module 3  – Reproducibility and Data Management
Module 4  – Data Visualization in R
Module 5  – Statistical Analysis and Functions
Module 6  – Loose Ends (and Q&A)

Training Program


Research Assistant Matching Program

Undergraduates: If you are interested in being a research assistant in the SBSI labs, please fill out the form below. We provide your information to faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students actively looking for research assistants. If they believe your interests are compatible with their research, they will reach out to you directly. 

Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students: If you are in need of research assistants and would like access to a pool of undergraduate researchers, please contact Kassidy Houston (kassidyh@sas.upenn.edu).

Matching Program