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Hands-on Research Experience

Faculty and students conduct IRB approved research at the University of Southern Indiana! Much of this research is conducted with Introduction to Psychology students. Students in PSY201 sign up and participate in ongoing research by clicking on the link below.

If you are interested in working with faculty on research projects, check out our faculty research page and email the professor you'd like to work with!

Endeavor! Awards

Endeavor is an award to help defray the costs associated with doing research or a creative project. It funds costs such as those used for lab work, equipment, materials, and travel to research sites. Students may apply for up to $2,500.

Provost Student Travel Grant

USI undergraduate students can apply for funds to help defray the cost of travel associated with their academic and co-curricular activities - including research! Available funds include up to $250 per student for an out-of-state conference and up to $150 per student for an in- state conference.

USI Foundation

USI students can request funding from the USI foundation for activities that enhance their learning experiences. This includes costs associated with completing a research project and travel to conferences.

Curious what our students research and where they present? Browse through all of their research presentations and publications from recent years here! 

2021 Student Research Report

2020 Student Research Report

2019 Student Research Report

2018 Student Research Report

2017 Student Research Report

Graduate School

Don't know how to apply to graduate school?
Find Psychology Programs

Get your graduate school preparation started by checking out these graduate programs in social and behavioral sciences. 

Jobs in Psychology

Did you know???

Over 180,000 students graduate with a psychology degree each year in the United States.

There are over 14,000 new job openings in the U.S. each year for psychologists with a median pay of $81,000.

Professional Organizations

Psychology is a huge field populated by a growing and diverse community across the world.

Psychologists share research, new techniques, and discuss important issues at conferences hosted by  professional organizations.

USI students can work with their professors on research and apply for travel grants to present their research and participate in the psychology community!