JCU Psychological Science majors have gained valuable professional experience through internships in businesses and human service agencies throughout Greater Cleveland and beyond. Psychological Science majors often complete an internship based on their interest in our of four tracks: Child and Family StudiesForensic PsychologyIndustrial/Organizational Psychology, and Mental Health Services.

The following Internships are available for Summer 2014



  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center – Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
    “You’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in one of our cutting-edge laboratories, working under the supervision of our world-renowned research faculty and taking full advantage of the opportunities available in a professional research environment….You will also have the opportunity to take research-oriented training courses and participate in research seminars, journal clubs, career days and a research poster competition…. In addition to lab work and class time, you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of cultural and social activities throughout the summer.”
    Eligibility: Freshman, sophomore and junior undergraduates (with a 3.0 or better GPA) are eligible to apply to the SURF Program. Dates: The program is 10 weeks long, and students can start the program on either May 27th or June 9th depending on their availability and the approval of their mentor.
    Stipend: $3500
    App Deadline: Feb. 15, 2014, 5:00PM EST
    Info and application are available through this link – http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/research/surf/apply/


Selected Internship Sites

Alliance for the Mentally IllJudson Park Retirement Community
Bellefaire JCBMagnolia Club House
Beech Brook CorporationMarriott Corporation
Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders (CCED)Monarch Center for Autism
Cleveland ClinicNestle
Cleveland Rape Crisis CenterNorth Coast Behavioral Health Care
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy CenterOhio Lottery Commission
Employee Resource Council Positive Education ProgramPositive Education Program (PEP)
Fox 8 TVProgressive Insurance
Hanna PavilionRainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Haver Counseling ServiceRock n Roll Hall of Fame
Head StartSherwin Williams
Home BankUniversity Hospitals
John Carroll Violence Prevention and Action Center (VPAC)Westwood Elementary School
Laurelwood HospitalWilliam Patrick Day School