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Volunteer & Work Opportunities

An important part of your degree is gaining experience outside the classroom through volunteer, internship, and work opportunities. If you’d like to have an opportunity posted on this page, please contact Alicia Guthrie (

Wildcat Advantage Program

Weber State is committed to providing transformative experiences for all students and creating access to these experiences. The HIEEs Pay Program removes barriers for students to participate in high impact educational experiences (HIEEs). These experiences help WSU students achieve their educational and professional goals and better prepare them for future opportunities. Under the HIEEs Pay Program, students earn $11.50 an hour and are eligible to earn up to $1500 to participate in these experiences. 

Register today! 

Contact Wildcat Advantage to learn more about HIEEs Pay.


Postbacc Programs

Postbacc Neuroscience Prep Program

Are you a student in Psych Science/Neuroscience who wants, but doesn't feel prepared, to apply to graduate programs in Neuroscience? A posbacc prep program at Washington University (NeuroPrep) may be a great option. This two-year program is geared toward individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in science who had limited opportunity for research experience. 

Delaware Bridge Program

This two-year, post-baccalaureate fellowship program is designed to provide students from underrepresented groups (first-generation college students, students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, underrepresented minorities) with intensive training in data science and applying it to studying the brain and behavior. Along with graduate-level coursework, BRIDGE scholars will engage in mentored research and professional development from multiple mentors at our university. Our goal is to provide students with the experience necessary to be competitive for graduate school. After completing the program, all BRIDGE scholars will receive a certificate in Data Science and Psychology from the University of Delaware.

We are looking for applicants who will be competitive for graduate school but may not yet have competitive applications for graduate school. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and have a bachelor's degree upon starting the program. We strongly encourage applications from students who have faced significant challenges to apply. 

Thanks to generous support from the National Science Foundation and the University of Delaware, all BRIDGE scholars will receive full financial support during the program. Please see their webpage for more information about the program, admissions, coursework, research, and career guidance & mentorship. There are other similar BRIDGE programs at the following institutions:

Postbacc in Psychological Science at University of California, Irvine

The Department of Psychological Science at UC, Irvine is accepting applications until 4/15/24 for fall 2024. This is a certificate program that combines psychology coursework with research and/or internship experience. It is designed for people with a Bachelor's degree (any discipline); who are interested in a psychology-related graduate program, career development, or career change; and who could benefit from additional coursework, research and/or real-life work experience in psychology. For more information, please visit their webpage.

Information session for students considering applying: Friday, February 9th at 12 pm MST/1 pm PST on Zoom

Post-Baccalaureate Program in Applied Psychology

UT Austin is recruiting graduating seniors who want to use science and technology to make a positive impact on the world. Come spend next year contributing to a fast-paced, mission-driven effort to improve the focus and emotional resilience of teens across the country.

  • Get deeply involved in applied research that is funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education
  • Co-author at least one peer-reviewed scientific article
  • Choose a post-bac specialization that aligns with your career aspirations
  • Receive career mentorship and extensive support when applying to jobs or graduate school
  • Work from your own fully outfitted private office in the lab
  • Help provide tens of thousands of students with evidence-based mindfulness training

Post-bacs can also kick-start the year with free access to the Summer Institute in Applied Psychology—an evidence-based mindfulness and wellness 2-week retreat in Costa Rica. The summer institute combines mindfulness classes, expert-led workouts, and world-class instruction on the science of long-term success and happiness. Learn more on the Empirical Wisdom website or check out this page.


Work/Volunteer Opportunities

Waterfall Canyon Academy

Waterfall Canyon Academy is a community-based therapeutic program that offers a continuum of care to young adults overcoming challenges in order to live happy and productive lives. Kailynn Rowe, Administrative Specialist and Recruitment Coordinator, seeks to build connections with our department and provide opportunities for our students. They have a variety of part- and full-time positions available, including daytime, afternoon, and graveyard shifts. Please reach out to Kailynn (, 801-621-3901) for more information.

Farmington Bay Youth Center

Farmington Bay Youth Center is hiring for full-time positions as Youth Development Associate/Specialist and Technicians.

Homeless Veterans Fellowship

Homeless Veterans Fellowship is hiring for an Executive Director, Health Care Navigator, and Housing Navigator. Weber State Psychology graduates or about to be graduates are desirable applicants. Email or call 801.392.7662 for more information. Interested applicants can submit directly to Callie Wilde, WSU alum (

Volunteers/Workers Needed at Adult Disability Day Care has been providing Adult Disability Day Program Services Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-3:00 PM for the last (4) years. We pride ourselves on being a more hands on program and focus on the specific needs of the clients. We seek to ensure that all of the clients we support receive the highest level of attention and care possible. We are in need of Volunteers/Employees at our recently opened new facility 772 e 700 S Clearfield, Ut 84015 Suite #4. If you are interested in Volunteering or Working for us and expanding your experience with Individuals with Disabilities please let us know.

Mercy Housing Afterschool Program Work Study Opportunity

Work with kids in the Mercy Housing Afterschool Program to encourage growth and provide support. This work study position welcomes students of all experience levels to apply. The hours are 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Contact Hannah ( to apply.

Kyo - Behavior Therapist Academy

Kyo is looking to hire full time candidates in Salt Lake City and Utah Counties. In the Behavior Therapist Academy, new hires are immersed in clinical coursework on a variety of topics, such as the science and application of ABA therapy, clinical data collection, caregiver collaboration, and working with kids with autism using a child-centric approach. Students can apply here or email Melissa Johnstone, Regional Director (, with questions.

Apex Behavior Consulting Job Opportunity

Apex Behavior Consulting works to enhance the quality of life for individuals of all abilities. They implement ABA therapy and positive behavior support to help individuals make meaningful behavior change. They are seeking out individuals who are studying related fields to apply to be Behavior Technicians and work one-on-one with individuals with disabilities. This job provides a great opportunity to get more clinical experience and they are very flexible with student class schedules. Any students or alumni are welcome to apply! They are looking to fill both full-time and part-time positions.

Interested applicants can find out more information and apply on the Apex Behavior Consulting website.

Center for Grieving Children

Do you want to know more about how children grieve and how to support them through the grieving process as a volunteer? Please join the Center for Grieving Children for a workshop on March 1st (5:45-9:00 pm) and 2nd (9 am to 12pm) at 1716 E 5600 S in Ogden for a volunteer training. This training allows students to volunteer at our facility in order to help children and families experiencing death or divorce/separation in their family. Please review this brochure for more information and to complete the registration form.