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                                      Research Opportunities    

                                                         

 Getting some research experience as a community college student can be very helpful in gaining admission to programs in psychology at four year colleges and universities. It is essential that you gain some research experience, leading to conference presentations while an undergraduate if you plan to attend graduate school. It is almost impossible these days to gain entrance into a top graduate program in any subspecialty without research experience. The internet addresses below give you more information about some of the opportunities available. Talk with a faculty member for more information and for help in applying for these opportunities.

 

http://www.bu.edu/urop/forstudents/students-index.html
This site has a wealth of research opportunities for undergraduates in many disciplines. It is one of the most comprehensive on the web. While it was built by a professor from Boston University, it is very useful to all students. Included are links to the National Institutes for Health which looks for summer interns at its facilities, the Office of Naval Research and many opportunities for minority internships.

http://grants1.nih.gov/training/careerdev/colopportindex.html
This is the National Institutes of Health site for college programs. It is a clearinghouse for all of the opportunities at NIH. Included is a link for the Bridges program which is support for minority students who wish to move from a 2 year to a 4 year program. The site contains over 17 pages of opportunities

http://www.cur.org
The homepage for the Council on Undergraduate Research. CUR is one of the organizations devoted to fostering research among undergraduates. It serves as a clearinghouse for some information although it does not contain  every research opportunity.

http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/usp/mcnair/index.html
The McNair Scholars Program at San Diego State University aims to help students succeed through advising and a summer research stipend. It is geared toward future professors of math, science and math/science education.

http://www.nigms.nih.gov/minority/announcements.html
The Minority Access to Research Careers Program is sponsored by the National Institutes of General Medical Science. The goal is to increase the number of PhD in the biomedical sciences.

http://www.smcm.edu/academics/psyc/res_opps.htm
St. Mary's College of Maryland is one of the public colleges in Maryland. It has a stellar reputation as a research college. Students at St. Mary's have many opportunities to engage in research. PGCC has an agreement with SMC and the Honors Academy.

http://www.apa.org/ed/funding.html
A link on the American Psychological Association page for funding for undergraduates

http://www.apa.org/science/ssi.html
One of the premier opportunities for undergraduates in psychology. It is a competitive summer science institute