We are an interdisciplinary group of learners and researchers who have been iteratively contributing to and improving a large-scale, online collaborative research platform called 1Cademy. Our platform facilitates knowledge sharing and remote, collaborative research by enabling users to organize research in a hierarchical format through content generation, mapping, and evaluation.
The main objective of the Organizational/Educational Psychology community is to investigate how to analyze and improve education and work practices and experiences in a post-COVID environment. This role is mostly asynchronous except for weekly meetings. The minimum task requirements will take around 5-10 hours/week.
By joining our team, you will:
- Gain experience using crucial skills in research including paper analysis, summarization, and making connections between disciplines.
- Make a difference by identifying educational problems in academia.
- Propose and collaboratively work on solutions to identified problems
- Work towards publishing research on education, learning science, industrial-organizational psychology, and cognitive psychology
- Work remotely with all interactions, task fulfillment, and communications with other interns.
- Have opportunities to take on leadership roles within the community.
- Academic background and knowledge in topics related to education, learning science, industrial-organizational psychology, or cognitive psychology.
- Fluency in writing and reading in English (will have to summarize research articles).
- Experience and willingness to work in collaborative environments.
- Be enthusiastic to engage in critical thinking to collaborate and publish research on the topics currently being explored in the community.
- Be excited to engage in the peer-review process on research proposed by other community members.
- Regularly study textbooks and research papers, summarize them, and share the essence of what you learn with our large research team.
- Must be prepared and willing to collaborate with our team of computer scientists, web developers, UX researchers, UI designers, epidemiologists, and cognitive and behavioral scientists.
- Presenting the essence of what you learn in weekly meetings for further discussion, at least once a month.
Note: Participation is unpaid, solely for the purpose of improving research and education, and this position meets US Department of Labor Federal Internship Guidelines.