Other Opportunities

Check out some other possible sources of internships and experiences. Please note that these resources have been referred to us by SMC students, but the specific positions have NOT been held by students.

Forensics

Internship program for the U.S. Probation Office of the Northern District of California

Duties include assisting with and preparing sections of reports, conducting case reviews, working with unemployed offenders, and accompanying presentence investigators or supervision officers to court to observe court proceedings. This is an unpaid position. Positions are available in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, and Santa Rosa.

FBI Volunteer Internship Program

Research

Summer Research Opportunity Program, hosted by the University of California Berkeley.

Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Research (BLUR)

This Berkeley Lab Program places students from 2 and 4-year institutions in paid internships in science, engineering, technical areas, and public administration. Participants work with scientists,  engineers, technicians, and STEM professionals on projects related to the Lab's research program.

Quest Therapeutic Camps

Quest Therapeutic Camps provide an intensive 7-week summer program and 30 week once a week , 2 hour program for children/adolescents with mild to moderate emotional and social problems. The program is a great experience for those who are interested in clinical practice. Counselors are assigned specific kids and learn to work with them on behavioral goals and support them during the time in the program. They also provide a basic assessment of functioning and participate in the group therapy hour run by our therapists. Participating in the Afterschool program is paid at $60/week and provides the opportunity to work full time in the summer. Please find more information at www.questcamps.com

Are you and Undergraduate Student Interested in Receiving a Doctorate in Psychology?

A message from Danielle Zimmerman in Augusta University: "We are conducting a study of undergraduate students’ knowledge of the costs associated with doctoral study in psychology. As part of the study, we provide comprehensive information on the process of applying to graduate school in psychology, the costs associated with earning a doctoral degree in psychology, and provide information about financial assistance resources. Beyond contributing to the field’s knowledge through participation, we hope this study will provide useful information to your students.

Interested students may access the informed consent information and survey here: https://augusta.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eVREFcuNcd9K70a

Participation is voluntary, and answers will be confidential. There is the opportunity at the end to consent to being contacted for future studies; this is voluntary. The survey is expected to take approximately 30 minutes. There are no known risks of this study. The benefit to you is learning important information about the process of applying for a doctoral degree in psychology as well as the associated costs. Your participation will help us continue to better understand undergraduate students’ knowledge about the costs associated with doctoral study in psychology.

This study has been approved by the Augusta University Institutional Review Board (Protocol #1838789-1). If you have any questions about this study, please contact the Principal Investigator, Melanie M. Wilcox, Ph.D., at mwilcox@augusta.edu. Members of the Institutional Review Board at Augusta University may be contacted at (706) 721-1483."