British Psychological Society work placement opportunties

Published on 17 January 2024

Work placement opportunities from the British Psychological Society for PhD and Undergraduate students

British Psychological Society Fellowship 2024/25

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) and the British Psychology Society (BPS) are offering a 13-week fellowship to PhD students in a psychology-related subject who are a Member of the British Psychological Society.

The successful applicant will be based in UK Parliament, supporting its use of research evidence. Most fellows assist POST in providing briefing material for parliamentarians on emerging science topics. Work may include:

  • Producing a POSTnote or POSTbrief (briefing documents to help inform the work of MPs and Peers), or contributing to a longer briefing report.
  • Assisting a select committee in an ongoing inquiry.
  • Organising a seminar to inform or disseminate research.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 10 March

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British Psychological Society Undergraduate Research Assistantship Scheme

The apprentice will be provided (either face to face, virtually or via mixed methods) with research training, direct experience of research and an insight into scientific research to encourage them to consider an academic career.

This prestigious grant scheme aims to help identify potential PhD students as well as provide early mentoring experience for existing PhD students, post docs etc.

The senior researcher, to whom the award is made, will be responsible for the development of the student’s potential and interest in research.

The project must provide real benefits to the student and give them tangible training and career development support.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 10 March

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