May 25, 2019

Mentorship with Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Internship Research Opportunity Skill Building Crimson Student - Only Internships for Purchase

Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring High School students to develop research skills in a chosen discipline of their interest alongside an experienced Postdoctoral Fellow. 

Students will complete a small independent research project in a specific discipline that they are passionate about and will receive expert guidance from their mentor. They will work towards developing a suitable research question, design appropriate research methods and work towards the completion of an essay, report, thesis, or paper, as deemed appropriate. 

Many students are fascinated by the prospect of working on a high-level research project and benefit greatly from early academic exposure. The experience is a valuable asset for students preparing for their College career.  

Selected students will have a specific number of direct contact hours with their mentor (between 10 to 30 hours) over a period of 3 to 6 months, during which they will receive guidance for their independent project. Sessions will be scheduled as per the mentor's availability. 

 

Learning Points

Students should have access to peer-reviewed articles, NOT including Google Scholar.

- At least 3 skills the student will learn

  • Searching peer-review articles.
  • Reading and understanding research.
  • Basic quantitative or qualitative methods.

- At least 3 areas the student can expect to work in

  • Video gaming addiction (a.k.a. gaming disorder, Internet gaming disorder, or video gaming disorder) OR
  • Gambling disorders (a.k.a. problem gambling or problem gaming) OR
  • Occupational therapy. 

- 3 short examples of tasks at the student might be asked to do

  1. Conduct a literature search of peer-reviewed articles
  2. Synthesize information in the form of a literature review. This is NOT a bibliography or a summary of information. Higher level analysis is required.
  3. Write a literature review and prepare it for publication.

 

Internships for Purchase - for purchase price inquiry apply here at https://forms.gle/viBCtDthWz5bc8PU9 - internship prices begin at 4,000 USD.

Type of Opportunity

Crimson Students Only Opportunity

Age Range

High School Students

Competitiveness

3/5

Applicants will be selected for interview.

Participation Cost

$

No specific cost

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

2/5

Proven interest is required.
Any required skills will be taught by the mentor during the internship.

Time Commitment

3/5

10 to 30 hours of mentorship over a period of 3 to 6 months.
Additional time commitment for independent work on research project.

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