Welcome to the Undergraduate Webpage
What kind of work do we do in the lab?
Our research could not be done without the help of our undergraduate research assistants! We provide a variety of jobs that give you experience with many aspects of our research projects:
- Creation of stimuli
- Assist in data collection: Help the graduate students and research assistants visit families homes and conduct language comprehension tasks and standardized tasks with 8- to 18-year-old’s and parents.
- Transcribe caregiver-child interactions: Learn our transcribing protocol, see what the children and their caregivers do and say.
- Code data: Learn how to code specific aspects of child and parent speech.
- Score standardized tests.
- Attend weekly lab meetings.
- Opportunities to present research and attend conferences.
The Child Language Lab provides a few options for undergraduates wanting to participate in the research, these are: student volunteer, work study, etc. Prior coursework in developmental psychology, language development, linguistics, and/or cognitive science, etc. is highly encouraged.