College/School Eligibility:

  • Human Ecology

Class Year Eligibility:

  • First Year (undergrad)
  • Second Year (undergrad)
  • Third Year (undergrad)
  • Fourth Year + (undergrad)

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students

Qualifications and Previous Coursework

The preferred candidate will demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm for Dr. Reyna’s research in memory across the life span and adolescent risky decision making, as well as for applying this research in outreach and educational settings, including working with youth. The candidate will also have completed general coursework in at least one of the following: Human Development; Psychology; Human Biology, Health and Society; Neurobiology; or related fields. The candidate should be in excellent academic standing.

Roles and Responsibilities

The intern will work closely with Dr. Reyna’s research team as well as with CCE partners. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: planning, research on interventions, research on survey design and delivery methodology, and pilot teaching the intervention. 

Benefits and Skills

The intern will have the opportunity to gain skills in program development, translation and application of research to real-world problems, working with and through others, and translating research into outreach and educational materials, and youth development programming. They will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge of psychology and related behavioral sciences, public health and issues in education.