CANLab

COGNITIVE AND AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE LABORATORY

Department of Psychology, Boston College

Lab Director: Elizabeth A. Kensinger, Ph.D.

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Undergraduate Research Assistant Application

Thank you for your interest in joining the CANlab as an undergraduate research assistant. Please fill out the application below and click "submit" once you are ready. Alternately, you may email Dr. Kensinger with your responses or ask to receive the application as a Word document.

 


Today's Date

Name

Email

Student (Eagle) ID

Phone Number

Major

Overall GPA

Major GPA

Expected Year of Graduation

How many hours a week can you commit to this position next semester?
(note: a minimum of 6 hours/week required for any position; a minimum of 10 hours/week required for independent study)

What type of position to you hope to acquire?

volunteer position

independent study position

work-study position


Are you currently working in another laboratory?

Yes, I am working in the laboratory of

No

 

During what hours of the day would you be available next semester? (e.g., Mon: 9am-12pm, Fri: unavailable)
Mon:  
Tues: 
Wed:  
Thurs:
Fri:     

Weekends:

 

How many semesters can you commit to this position?

1

2

3+

 

Would you be interested in working in the research lab during the summer?

Yes

No

Not Sure

 

Are you considering conducting a senior thesis? 

Yes

No

Not Sure

 

What Psychology or Biology courses have you taken? What grades did you receive in these courses?

 

Do you have prior lab experience? If so, in which lab(s)?  What responsibilities did you have in these positions?

If you have not had prior lab experience, please briefly describe any work-related experience and relevant skill-sets that you have acquired.

 

What kinds of research topics interest you?

 

Why do you want to join a research laboratory in general and the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience laboratory in particular?

Please indicate your level of familiarity with each entry below:

(Very Familiar.....Familiar.....Somewhat Familiat....Not Familiar.)

  VF F SF NF
1. PC/Windows
2. Macintosh OSX
3. Linux/Unix
4. Microsoft Word
5. Microsoft Excel
6. MacStim
7. PsyScope
8. E-Prime
9. Matlab
10. SPM
11. Event-Related Potentials (EEG or ERP)
12. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

 

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