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Getting ready for Spring 2012 internships at the HABLA Lab

Posted by lisabedore on September 28, 2011

Spring advising starts soon so it is time to plan for Spring Internship opportunities in the HABLA Lab.  There are several ways you can get involved at the lab if you are interested in course credit for your participation you can enroll via the IE program, the CSD undergraduate research opportunities (CSD 378K), the Undergraduate Studies Research Experience (UGS 310), or the Bridging Disciplines Program.  Click on the link for each type of experience to find out what is right for you. You can also join us a volunteer.

To enroll in the lab please complete  the Habla Lab Application so we can learn more about you and what research assignment will best suit your interests and preparation.the application for type of research credit you are interested in and send it to habla.lab@gmail.com.  You may also need to complete an application for the the specific program in which you will enroll.

Scholarships may be available for research experiences as well.

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Internship opportunities, IE and more

Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña on August 17, 2011

Well, the fall semester is about to begin, we’re getting inquiries about the IE program and other internship opportunities in the lab. We will help you find a graduate student mentor and a faculty mentor from the lab. If you want to be considered for an internship at the HABLA lab you should fill out an application and e-mail it to: Dr. Anita Perez (anitaperez@mail.utexas.edu). We will look at your skill set, availability and interests to try to match you up with appropriate mentor(s) and research project.

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Intellectual Entrepreneurship

Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña on August 12, 2010

It’s that time of year, it’s cooling down (I wish), fall is in the air (right)… Okay, it’s Texas and it’s STILL summer, but fall semester is about to begin.

We’ve had some inquiries about the IE  program. Each semester we have 2-5 IE undergrad interns in the HABLA lab. We will help you find a graduate student mentor and a faculty mentor from the lab. If you want to be considered for an internship at the HABLA lab you should fill out an application and e-mail it to: Dr. Anita Perez (anitaperez@mail.utexas.edu). We will look at your skill set, availability and interests to try to match you up with appropriate mentor(s) and “jobbitos” this semester. So, come on down!

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Undergrad research opportunities

Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña on January 20, 2010

If you’re interested in doing a research project in the HABLA lab, you can apply for some funding. You can apply for up to $1,000 for support in doing a research project. Lisa and Liz have supervised these before.  If your work doing transcription or data coding has led you to ask an interesting question, here’s a way to develop a project for it.

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Summer Internship Opportunity

Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña on December 28, 2009

Summer internship in the Learning Sciences. The Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC) at Carnegie Mellon university and the University of Pittsburgh
DEADLINE Feb 15, 2010

The Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC) at Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh has an exciting summer research opportunity available to undergraduate students. This program encourages applications from students who would like to do research in the fields of psychology, education, computer science, human-computer interfaces and language technologies.

Students admitted to the program with receive a $4000 fellowship, plus a travel and housing allowance.

The PSLC’s program provides support for talented undergraduates to spend 8 or 10 weeks during the summer working in a research laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University or the University of Pittsburgh. The program aims to encourage the participation of underrepresented students in our graduate programs and to make the PSLC’s programs more visible to students not traditionally exposed to our fields. The program supports the PSLC’s commitment to training a diverse set of science, technology, education, and psychology leaders. Applications will be considered from eligible students without regard to gender, race, or ethnicity.

For complete details and application instructions, see

http://www.learnlab.org/opportunities/PSLC_summer_internship.php

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