Application to Join PERL Research Team
Please complete the form below to apply to become a volunteer Research Assistant with the Post-Prison Education Research Lab. Please keep in mind that we'll consider how long you've been in college when reviewing some of the questions about skills, abilities, and experience. We are definitely open to freshman and sophomores joining the lab, so please don't let these questions deter you.
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First Name *
Last Name *
What is your phone number? *
What is your educational status? *
What year do you expect to graduate? *
Do you plan to go to grad school? *
If going to grad school, what year do you plan to apply? *
What is your major or intended major? *
What is your minor or intended minor? *
What is your GPA? *
IF YOU'RE A FRESHMAN, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL GPA
What is your GPA for psychology classes? *
What classes are you currently taking or have completed? *
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Which faculty members would be able to speak to your work in- and/or outside of the classroom? *
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Have you had previous research experience? If so, who did you work with and what were your duties? *
What personal experience have you had with the punishment system? *
NOTE: THIS WILL NOT DISQUALIFY YOU FROM BEING A LAB ASSISTANT. IN FACT, IT WILL DEMONSTRATE EXPERTISE IN THIS AREA.
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Which of the following tech tools do you have experience with? *
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What types of experiences are you most INTERESTED IN getting? Please rank the experiences below from most INTERESTED (1) to least INTERESTED (11). *
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(12) Least Interested
Reviewing and summarizing research articles
Conducting data analyses and reporting results
Helping keep lab documents and files organized
Summarizing what people talk about during lab meetings
Presenting at research conferences
Helping lead discussion circles at research conferences
Writing papers that discuss theories and concepts related to psychology
Managing the lab's social media pages
Writing blog posts for the lab
Develop and maintain lab manuals
Supervise other assistants as the lab manager
Interviewing people about their experiences during or after prison
What types of tasks are you most CAPABLE OF right now? Please rank the experiences below from most skilled (1) to least skilled (11). *
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(1) Most Skilled
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(12) Least Skilled
Reviewing and summarizing research articles
Conducting data analyses and reporting results
Helping keep lab documents and files organized
Summarizing what people talk about during lab meetings
Presenting at research conferences
Helping lead discussion circles at research conferences
Writing papers that discuss theories and concepts related to psychology
Managing the lab's social media pages
Writing blog posts for the lab
Develop and maintain lab manuals
Supervise other assistants as the lab manager
Interviewing people about their experiences during or after prison
How many hours/week can you commit to working in the lab? *
How many quarters do you expect to volunteer for the lab? *
Do you expect to volunteer during the summer? *
Please write a 250-500 word essay about why you want to work in this lab. Include things your goals in life, things in your past that led you to these goals, how the lab experience can help you reach your goals, and how you think you can best help the lab reach its goals. *
Please upload your resume. *
Although we order psychology papers as samples, other papers are acceptable.
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Please upload a paper you've written for a class. *
Although we order psychology papers as samples, other papers are acceptable.
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Please upload your unofficial transcript here. *
IF YOU'RE A FRESHMAN, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT.
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A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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