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Undergraduate Research Application

The psychology department wants to help undergraduate students get ready for laboratory research. This site will help you with everything you need to know in order to get placed into a laboratory here at Hunter College.

Please make sure you read through all of the information given here, this way you will be sure that you fulfill each step of the application process.

Why is it important for you to work in a laboratory before you graduate?

There are several benefits:

  • Getting the experience to help you decide what you like doing
  • Obtaining credit for class
  • Obtaining letter(s) of recommendation
  • Obtaining a new skill set
  • It looks good on your resume
  • Becoming familiar with laboratory experience
  • Graduate schools look for students who have laboratory experience (Although you might think that it’s not necessary, it actually helps them make the decision of accepting you)
  • It may be beneficial for you to explore laboratory work that you are unfamiliar with, but that you may find enjoyable after the experience.
Apply through here for research with Hunter Psychology Faculty.