LEAP is primarily a research laboratory. We are always looking for students interested in conducting original research. The best fit are for students who (a) enjoy statistics and psychometrics, (b) are interested in pursuing a PhD in Industrial-Organizational, Social, or Personality Psychology, or (c) enjoy reading about Psychology for fun! See below for details.
Joining as a Graduate or Undergraduate Research Assistant
Participate as a research assistant in the lab for independent study credit (Psyc 491 or 492; independent study registration) or on a volunteer basis to gain skills and references for graduate school. Undergraduate tasks may include:
Graduate-level tasks are higher-order, including development of a base of expertise in a particular area, running advanced analyses, and conducting original research. Ideally, graduate-level work entails an original thesis although this is not a requirement. Tasks include:
Spots are competitive and workload expectations are high. The LEAP Lab generally takes one new student per semester. To qualify for the LEAP Lab you must:
If you would like to apply, please submit the application to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Dr. Simonet's current graduate assistant.