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Preprofessional Opportunities

Carnegie Mellon University


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Deadline: Mid April


Director, Research Internship, Clinical Psych Dr. Lynn Friedman

Warner Hall 108
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

(412) 687-1881


Applicants with solid academic records and strong letters of recommendation will receive serious consideration. Students at all academic levels are accepted; maturity, reliability, motivation are expected. Our more recent experience has revealed that mature, academically capable, interpersonally skilled, rising sophomores have found this course to be helpful in clarifying their possible career options and in helping them to develop strategies for exploring career alternatives. Therefore, we seek individuals who have just completed their freshman year, provided that the evidence a seriousness of purpose.


Research Internship in Clinical Psychology This course is a full-time intensive, six-week internship involving both didactic seminars and "hands-on" experience for students who are considering careers in the health professions. Each week, students spend 3 hours in formal seminars, 20-25 hours participating in psychological/medical research, and 45 minutes meeting with their Research Mentor. This is a course with tuition of about $3200.