The UGSP is always interested in qualified individuals willing to serve as volunteers or work-study students within our research and treatment programs. This is a great opportunity for pre-med psychiatry and pre-doctoral psychology students to gain both clinical and research experience under the supervision of our trained personnel.
Depending on skill level, our volunteers assist UGSP in the following:
- Conducting screening and assessment visits for participants recruited in separate ongoing research protocols. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Conducting a brief telephone interview to screen potential participants for study eligibility.
- Administering study questionnaires.
- Discussing the Informed Consent Form with the participant.
- Interviewing the participants for eligibility by collecting their background information, medication/psychiatric history, and gambling behavior.
- Screening for mental health disorders by using the MINI (Mini-International Psychiatric Interview).
- Administering Neurocognitive tasks that measure IQ.
- Recording simple vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, weight).
- Answering the phone/checking the voicemail
- Taking messages/recording and sending memos.
- Organizing/filing /faxing
- Entering information into database
- Running various errands
- Entering/collecting data
- Conducting literature reviews
- Revising/editing manuscripts
If you are interested, please email a cover letter stating your relevant work/research experience and your tentative career goals, along with your resume/CV to Didi Huezo