Join our team


Whether you are interested in the lab as a volunteer, an honors student, or a prospective graduate student, we are pleased that you have chosen the Psycho-Oncology lab for your experience. Involvement in our lab is an excellent opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to obtain research experience in topics relevant to clinical and health psychology. Please see below for more information, and click the appropriate link to contact us.

 

Our Commitment to Supporting Diversity

The Hunter Psycho-Oncology Lab is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive, positive, and supportive environment. We consider our work to be enriched by a research team diverse in race and ethnicity, gender, identity, knowledge, religion, skills, and experience. We celebrate our differences and use them to better our science. Our goal in the lab is to provide a safe and equitable environment, to create and maintain a culture of support and inclusion, and to celebrate and to celebrate our differences and use them to better our science.

Undergraduate Students

 

Volunteer

The Psycho-Oncology Lab is currently recruiting volunteers.

Volunteer research assistants are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Completed PSYCH 248 (Statistics)
  • Completed 2+ psychology courses
  • GPA 3.0+
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, professionalism, conscientiousness, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to commit to 12 hours per week (Monday-Friday) for at least one year

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Independent Study & Theses

The Psycho-Oncology Lab accepts Hunter and CUNY Graduate Center undergraduate and graduate students for independent study and honors theses completion as an addition to lab participation as a volunteer. Those who would like to complete an independent study or thesis in the lab will meet the following criteria.

Independent Study PSYCH 201/395

  • Completed PSYCH 248 (Statistics)
  • Completed at least 2 psychology courses
  • GPA 3.0+
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, professionalism, conscientiousness, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to commit to 15 hours per week (Monday-Friday) during the semester of independent study, and 12 hours per week for the remainder of the year

 

Thesis BA: PSYCH 396 & 398 MA: 707.01 & 707.02

  • Majoring in Psychology
  • Completed PSYCH 248 (Statistics) & 249/250 (Experimental)
  • Completed at least 2 psychology courses
  • GPA 3.0+
  • GPA 3.5+ in all psychology courses
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, professionalism, conscientiousness, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to commit to 15 hours per week (Monday-Friday) during honors thesis enrollment, and 12 hours per week for the remainder of the year

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Prospective Graduate Students

I will be prioritizing applicants who are interested in psycho-oncology and pediatric, adolescent and young adult health. The ideal applicant will have research goals that align with the work done in the Psycho-Oncology Lab, will be prepared to be mentored on collaborative and individual projects, and seek training (e.g., courses, research collaborations) that crosses clinical and health psychology. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions concerning mentorship, Psycho-Oncology Lab projects, or the HPCS program.  **Dr Ford will be taking applicants in her lab for Fall 2021**

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