Psychology Undergraduate Research Opportunities

RISE Mental Health Lab

To find out about this 499 opportunity contact:

Contact name: Julie Nguyen

Faculty Information

Faculty Advisor:
Department: Psychology

Does faculty advisor meet with students?

If yes, how often? On-on-one meetings with the fauclty advisor can be scheduled as needed, but the student would have more frequent one-on-one meetings with the graduate student mentor.

Direct supervisor of students:

Julie Nguyen
Supervisor Title: Lab Research Coordinator
Will 499 students participate in weekly or biweekly discussions sessions about research or project?

Short Project Description

We study how to improve access to effective mental health interventions in community settings in the United States and globally. Our projects include (1) exploring how community-based clinicians and organizations in Washington can be supported in providing effective interventions and (2) examining how teachers and volunteers in Kenya can deliver mental health treatment. Please visit our website to learn more about us!

Work Schedule

Min. number of hours/weekstudent must work: 3
Evenings/weekends OK? Yes
Times a student must bepresent/work: Some availability between 9am-6pm on weekdays is necessary (for meetings, mentorship), but there is flexibility with completing hours on evenings/weekends.
Student commitment: Preferable 2 quarters (to meet your goals and be part of our team).

499 Responsibilities

Working with Data Working with Subjects Working with Animals/physiology
30 % data entry 0 % video taping 0 % animal care
15 % database management 0 % interview subjects 0 % animal observation
15 % encoding data 0 % scheduling appt % surgical techniques
30 % library research 0 % running subjects 0 % histology
10 % data collection 0 % child care 0 % laboratory protocols
0 % recruiting subjects


Skills / Experience Preferred

No prior research experience is required. We encourage all undergraduates interested in research to apply, especially those who are earlier in their undergraduate career.