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Social media internship at LI Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

LICADD is committed to the professional development of students and welcomes interns pursuing degrees in social work, psychology, counseling, public health and other related disciplines. For more information about current supervised internship opportunities, please contact Steve Chassman, LCSW, CASAC at 516.747.2606.

Here’s an exciting opportunity we have available right now:

Social Media and Communications Intern

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of LICADD’s social media strategy utilizing Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • Strengthen LICADD’s presence on multiple social media platforms and leverage these arenas to increase awareness and participation in agency programs and events.
  • Track and report results of our social media activities.
  • Assist in the creation and design of new internal and external communication materials.
  • Help out with other social media and traditional projects as needed.


  • Working on a degree in Communications, Marketing, and/or Public Relations.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing strategies and utilizing social media for cause-related entities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You should be well organized, detail oriented, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • We’d like you to be committed to LICADD’s mission and goals.
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in graphic design a plus.

We’ll give you professional supervision, some great experience and you’ll gain a wonderful sense of pride in helping others. We’re happy to cooperate with your school so that you can earn college credits for your hard work. For more information, please call us at 516.747.2606 or contact us viaemail.

HR internship in substance abuse treatment center

Phoenix House is one of the nation’s largest non-profit organizations devoted to the treatment and prevention of substance abuse. The internship is for an HR-minded position, so students looking into this internship should expect to be doing work closer to I/O psychology than counseling psychology.

Summer HR internship opportunity for Gilt Groupe

For those Industrial-Organizational Psychology folks, how about an internship in an HR department? Check out this summer internship from Gilt Groupe:

Note that the internship requires that you earn academic credit – this is a great time to look into Psy 99 or for liberal arts credit through the Off-Campus Education Office.

NYC Center for Motivated Perception Summer Internship

Dr. Emily Balcetis and Dr. Tessa West, social psychologists at New York University, invite interested and enthusiastic undergraduates to apply for the NYU Center for Motivated Perception Summer Internship Program. The program runs JUNE 8 – JULY 31, 2015. Applications due MARCH 20, 2015. Interns will receive free NYU dorm housing, meal plans, and stipends to compensate for lost wages. This program is fully funded by the National Science Foundation as a Research Experience for Undergraduates program. The internship will take a hands-on approach to training in experimental research design and behavioral statistics. Interns will receive training in eyetracking, psychophysiology, dyadic interactions and video analysis across multiple domains including emotion, health, relationships, jury decisions, and politics. Interns will receive guest lectures from notable professors, attend workshops developing research skills and professional development, learn data analysis, and shadow PhD students. Students will produce novel research, an APA-style manuscript, and will present their work at a conference. The program fosters a strong sense of community within and outside of the science labs. The program promotes interns as leaders and their development of the self as a scientist. Dr. Balcetis and Dr. West are committed to mentoring during and after the internship ends and helping students achieve their academic career goals by supporting participation in professional conferences and their applications to graduate school after the internship ends.   For more information about qualifications, application instructions, and intern responsibilities, visit the following website:

Emotion, Health and Psychophysiology Lab at UC San Francisco

We are currently accepting applications for the summer internship program at the Emotion, Health and Psychophysiology Lab at UC San Francisco under the direction of Wendy Berry Mendes. We offer a nine-week internship program (June 15 – August 14, 2015) for undergraduates who are interested in conducting research at the intersection of social psychology, emotion, psychophysiology, and neuroendocrinology. Interns are involved in conducting studies, acquiring autonomic and neuroendocrine data, editing and scoring physiological responses, and attending weekly tutorials and lab meetings. This internship is ideal for those students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in psychology or medicine. Most interns receive funding or course credit from their own university, but there are a few stipends available.

If you have a student or you are interested in applying to be a summer intern please email your resume/vita to by March 20th.  Selected interns will be notified by April 17th and stipend awardees will be notified soon after.

APA Summer Science Fellowship

Applications are due February 9th!!!

From the APA website:

An expenses-paid, intensive summer training program, the SSF places up to 12 talented students in the psychology laboratories of some of the most outstanding researchers in the Washington, D.C., area. The lab experience will be six weeks in length. The SSF program gives students an opportunity to explore the intellectual, personal and social processes of scientific inquiry and to experience cutting-edge psychological research through hands-on laboratory activities. SSF offers promising students the opportunity to equip themselves with skills essential to succeed in graduate school, and gives students who plan to pursue advanced degrees in psychological science the opportunity to be mentored by nationally known faculty.

(Side note from Dr. Ploran: I did my postdoctoral fellowship at George Mason and helped mentor two years’ worth of fellows. The program seems really great and the D.C. area is a lot of fun!)