Internal Opportunities: There are lab and office-related positions available at Columbia University and the information below can help guide you to the appropriate resource:
- Check the Research Labs page to see if there is a specific lab or office where you would like to apply.
- You must be a Columbia student eligible for Federal Work Study in order to be hired for work-study positions but you do not have to be a Psychology major to apply for work-study positions in the Psychology Department.
- Applicants please make sure to supply the following information:
Research Scientist Positions
Associate Research Scientist
The Columbia University Department of Psychology invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist in neuroscience to begin March 1, 2015. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. and the established ability to do research and perform at a high professional level.
This position is with the group headed by Dr. Woolley studying the neural basis and behavior of social communication. The Associate Research Scientist will collaborate on several projects studying the vocal learning, singing behavior and neural coding of learned song in auditory cortex of multiple estrildids.
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2015, and will continue until position is filled.
Research Assistant Positions
Pediatric Research Assistant
The Nurture Science Program at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY is seeking highly motivated research assistants. A minimum commitment of 2 years is required, with a start date in May or June of 2015.
This position is ideal for recent graduates who are interested gaining research experience before going on to medical or graduate school. The work involves assisting in the setup and management of multiple hospital, NICU-based and clinic-based clinical trials.
We are testing the efficacy of a Family Nurture Intervention, a nurture-based therapy aimed at overcoming the emotional, behavioral and social deficits of preterm infants. We are also exploring the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie mother and infant co-regulation. The work includes recruitment and tracking of subjects, data collection (including EEG and ECG data), scheduling and conducting follow-up visits, and IRB protocol submission and modifications. Excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills are required.
Internship and Volunteer Positions
Columbia Business School 2015 Summer Research Internship ProgramColumbia Business School is seeking outstanding applications for the 2015 Summer Research Internship Program. This highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes students to the world of business research.
Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas: finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, and data analytics. This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all backgrounds, including business, statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, the physical sciences, and the social and behavioral sciences are encouraged to apply.
Prospective interns must have the following qualifications:
The internship program is designed for students in the junior year of their undergraduate program, but exceptional sophomores and students enrolled in Master’s programs may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
To apply, please fill out the application form here. The Application Deadline is 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2015. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The application process is highly competitive, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute/Child Psychiatric Epidemiology Group, Unpaid Internship:
Department of Child Psychiatry
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 43
New York, NY 10032
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Work-Study Positions 2015-2016Currently Enrolled Columbia Students with a Federal Work Study Grant May Apply
Prof. Donald Hood, Psychology Department
Work-study position 10 hours per week; hours flexible
Lab assistant to help analyze OCT and AO imaging of patients with glaucoma and other diseases of the eye. No experience needed, but computer programming a plus.