Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP)

Industrial/Organizational Psychology - Spring 2016


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The Old Dominion University Industrial/Organizational Psychology program is seeking out qualified undergraduate students to assist with groundbreaking research. Undergraduate Research Apprentices (URAs) will have the unique opportunity to play an active role in current research studies, gain valuable insight into the research process, create and develop their own research ideas, and establish working relationships with department mentors.

URAs will earn $1,000 by working 10 hours per week for 12 weeks during the Spring 2016 semester.

How to Apply

Interested students should apply by completing the application. Complete the application form available by clicking here by November 2, 2015.

Research Focus

Selected apprentices will have the to opportunity to work with one of the following four research labs within the I/O program:

  1. Dr. Major's Career Development Lab
  2. Dr. Landers' Technology iN Training Lab
  3. Dr. Cigularov's Safety Management Applied Research Team
  4. Dr. Hu's Workplace Affect & Relations Lab

Apprentices will have the opportunity to:


  1. Current Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior status
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.25
  3. Successful completion of PSY 201 (Introduction to Psychology) or equivalent
  4. Good oral and written communication skills
  5. Statement of interest detailing the anticipated benefits of participating in the URAP
  6. Contact information for a faculty member reference (name, phone number, & e-mail)
  7. Complete the application form available by clicking here by November 2, 2015.

Old Dominion University
Department of Psychology
MGB 250
Norfolk, VA 23529

Katelyn Reynoldson

This program is funded by an URAP grant from ODU's Undergraduate Research Program, an initiative of the Office of Academic Affairs and the Honors College. For more information, see www.odu.edu/ao/honors/urp.