Beyond the Classroom
What opportunites are available outside the classroom?
Expand your cultural horizons by studying abroad. You might choose a program in Singapore or Dublin, Ireland that features pre-approved psychology classes or select from any of the programs available to Purdue students. Learn more about our study abroad programs.
The deadline for submitting your application is October 7, 2016. Information about needed materials can be found here.
Psychology internships offer students the opportunity to bolster their classroom education with experience in an applied setting. Internships involve performing work related to your area of interest in an outside organization. Rather than focusing on what you know, internships emphasize how you can use that knowledge. Credit-bearing internships (PSY 49200) also involve an academic component that is supervised by a faculty member. Internships generally last for a semester or summer.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Our faculty are world-reknowned researchers known for their discoveries in psychologcial sciences, and you will have an opportunity to get directly involved assisting faculty and graduate students in their research. Students may enroll in PSY 39000 to receive academic credit and PSY 39000 may be taken several times so that you can gain more experience. Some students choose to work with different professors each time to gain more varied experience, while others will stay in the same lab and help with the various phases of one project. Student involvement can include the preparation of experiment materials, conducting experiment sessions, scoring data, or any other research-related activity. Learn more about our research opportunities.
Getting the most out of your time at Purdue means getting involved. By participating in extracurricular activities, you can build friendships and create rewarding experiences that will last a lifetime. Learn more about our student organization.