Jobs & Paid Internships

SMILE, from University Experiential Learning

University Experiential Learning (formerly Student Employment Services) offers paid campus internships and traditional student employment opportunities on the SMILE platform. All positions posted on SMILE, whether as student jobs or paid internships, are non-credit-bearing, compensated via JHU payroll, and part-time.

Handshake, from the Life Design Lab

For off-campus internships and jobs, full-time positions, and career-related events use Handshake.

Post-Bac or Gap Year

Are you looking for a Postbacc research position? Check these out!

Funded Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities in STEM at Columbia University

The Bridge Program is a funded two-year post-baccalaureate program that strives to increase the number of underrepresented students in graduate STEM programs. More information about our Bridge Program can be found on their website.

While applications for the Fall 2022 cohort will open in the middle of December, interested applicants are more than welcome to complete an inquiry form and/or sign up for an upcoming information session

If you have any questions regarding this request or about the Bridge Program, please feel free to reach out to the Program Director, Dr. Kwame Osei-Sarfo (ko2439@columbia.edu).

*Applications for Cohort 15 (2021-2023) are now available until February 15, 2022 and can be found here https://bit.ly/CUBridge_app.

Summer Research and Internships

Here is a link to a database of summer programs in fields related to cognitive science (many are behavioral, psychological, or neurobiological in nature).

The InBaltimore Internship Program

The InBaltimore Internship program is a PAID 10-week subsidized internship initiative which allows employers an opportunity to support Baltimore City with Hopkins talent, provide students with hands-on experience, as well as build a culture that promotes community involvement for undergraduates not graduating in spring ’22. Click here for a full list of opportunities.

Students accepted to this program will:

· Receive a $4000 stipend from JHU’s Life Design Lab for full-time (30 – 40 hours, 5 days a week) internship participation beginning May 30 and concluding August 5, distributed throughout your internship experience.

· Attend an internship preparation orientation

· Attend 2 employability training sessions throughout the internship program

Wednesday, February 16 – InBaltimore Employer Meet & Greet Join us any time between 11a and 2p ET on on Brazen to meet the employers and learn more about their internships (register here).

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REUs) 

PAID summer research across the country with top scientists. Deadlines in January and February. Students can search for specific programs on the site.

Graduate Programs

Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences MA @ Columbia

Columbia University is looking for students who may be interested in joining their Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences MA Program. QMSS is such a unique MA program because it offers not only rigorous interdisciplinary academic training but also provides flexibility for students to pursue research across a broad range of topics such as economics, public health, psychology and others. They are hosting two online Prospective Student Open House event on the follow days/times to discuss the program and the 2022-23 application process. Application Due February 10.