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Psychology Department Announcements - May 2019

Welcome to SPRING! Here are some things to prepare you for the world of wonder that awaits you!



  • Brain Balance is seeking energetic, patient, and kind individuals who love children to fill part-time coaching positions at their Pleasant Grove location. Their after school program works with children struggling socially, behaviorally, academically, and/or developmentally by addressing the cause, not the symptoms. Applicants must be available between the hours of 1-8pm Monday-Friday and 9-2 on Saturdays. See attached flier for more details.




UVU Summer Academic Camp

Upward Bound Program

DATES:  May 30th -June 28th

Get ready for your BEST summer ever!

See Full Job Descriptions (See attached flier) and apply: Resident Leader:; Resident Leader Night Awake:        

Mission: The Upward Bound Program works with high school students grades 9-12th who are low income and/or Potential first generation college students. The goal of the summer program is to familiarize students with the college process so that they will be able to achieve their goals of post -secondary education





  1. The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) is coming to Salt Lake City in June for a national conference. As part of that conference, they’ll be holding a one-day professional development institute for students and young professionals interested in pursuing careers in child maltreatment/child well-being (e.g. psychology, social work, pediatrics, child law, nursing, and public health). The event will occur on Wednesday, June 19 and will include panels of experts in these fields, resume/CV review, small-group discussions, and networking opportunities. Please see the attached flier for more details.


  1. Olympus Test Prep is inviting students to sit in their first class GRE/GMAT free. Our instructor, Phil Hatch, scored perfect on the GRE, perfect on the LSAT, and 790 out of 800 on the GMAT. For more information see their Facebook page at



You're invited to sit in on our first GRE/GMAT class for FREE. We'll explain what to expect on test day, how to prepare for the tests, and explain math, verbal, and strategy skills.



Wednesday, May 8, 2019

GRE 3-5 PM

Provo City Library (enter west side, rm 201)

550 N University Ave, Provo

Click here to sit in WED GRE


Friday, May 10, 2019

GRE 3-5 PM

Provo City Library (enter west side, rm 201)

550 N University Ave, Provo

Click here to sit in FRI GRE



Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Provo City Library (enter west side, rm 201)

550 N University Ave, Provo

Click here to sit in WED GMAT


Friday, May 31, 2019


Provo City Library (enter west side, rm 201)

550 N University Ave, Provo

Click here to sit in FRI GMAT





  • The BYU Department of Psychology is pleased to offer one Summer section of Psychology 353: LDS Perspectives and Psychology on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. This course truly exemplifies the BYU experience as we’ll explore core concepts in psychology through the lens of contemporary, inspired LDS thinking and application. The course content will be a welcomed complement to future therapeutic professionals, research scientists, and any hoping to anchor gospel principles more deeply into modern psychological practices. Enroll – Engage – Embark – Ennoble





  • Sam Hardy is recruiting for a research assistant position.  The new RA will be involved in a study of the role of religion and spirituality in positive youth development.  This is a voluntary position that could become a paid position.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  1. Be able to make a 2-year commitment to the lab.
  2. Be able to commit to 10 hours per week. 
  3. Be interested in religion/spirituality and positive youth development.
  4. Be interested in going to graduate school in developmental or social psychology, or a related field.
  5. Be interested in doing research as part of a career (e.g., as a professor).
  6. Have prior experience using Qualtrics, prior experience with web design, or an ability to easily learn software.
  7. Have an affinity for and demonstrated competence in statistics (i.e., you have taken several stats classes in high school and/or college and done well, and would love to emphasize stats in your graduate training and research). 

If interested and qualified, please apply here:

When you have completed the application, notify Dr. Hardy at



  • The BYU eye tracking lab is recruiting participants for a study on reading and dyslexia. We are looking for individuals with dyslexia and healthy individuals to serve as a control group. The study has two sessions and the lab is offering $50 compensation (or SONA credit) for participation in the study. They are also offering a referral bonus of $10 per referral (i.e. if you know someone with dyslexia and you tell them about the study and they participate then the lab will pay you). See the attached flyer for more details and a link to the screening survey.



Jesse Griffin

Psychology Department

Student Support Services

Brigham Young University

Spring Term Schedule


April 29th- May 3rd

M 11-4pm

TTh 1-3pm

W 9-12pm


1003 KMBL

 May 6th-10th

MWF 11-3pm

TTh 2-4:30pm