Getting Involved

Research Assistant Positions (Psy 99/199)

If you are interested in acquiring research experience for graduate school and learning more about psychology research, this is an excellent opportunity to get involved!

Typical research assistant responsibilities include running participants in experiments, data entry, coding video and physiological data, participant rescruitment, and other miscellaneous activities. Psy99/199 credit is available.

Applications are available below. Completed applications can be submitted to the "Major Lab" mailbox in the Psychology Main Office (Psychology East, Room 1814), or emailed to the lab manager.

Requirements: No experience is necessary. You will receive training in our research methods. We seek mature undergraduates with a 3.0 GPA or above. Applicants must be highly reliable, responsible, and motivated. Availability of at least 10-12 hours/week and a 2-3 quarter commitment are preferred. Male and female applicants from diverse backgrounds are desired. Although many of our assistants are Psychology majors, we encourage students from all majors to apply!



2017-2018 Research Assistant Application


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Participate in Psych Studies at UCSB

Interested in making extra cash? Many researchers in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences conduct paid psychology studies throughout the year. To participate in studies for pay, go the the Psychology Department Subject Pool Website and follow the instructions for Paid Participants.