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Research Assistant

Become a member of our research team!

All are welcome to apply for a volunteer part-time Research Assistant position. We review applications on a rolling basis (as needed).

Stanford students can earn course credits by joining the Life-span Lab as a research assistant. We offer two practicum options that vary based on your level of commitment:

PSYCH 195: No previous research experience is required. Students earn 1 credit for every 3 hrs/wk they work in the lab. We ask that students commit to 2-4 credits (6-12 hrs/wk). Credits are graded on a pass/fail basis at the end of the quarter.

PSYCH 171: In order to register, you must 1) Be a psychology major and have previous research experience, 2) Commit to 3-4 credits (9-12 hrs/wk) per quarter, 3) commit to a minimum of 2 quarters, and 4) attend lab meetings (Mondays 2:15-3:45). The course is graded at the end of two quarters and the single grade applies to both quarters.

In place of course credits, students can also receive work-study compensation if they are eligible. 


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