Research Opportunities

Trainees will have the opportunity to fully participate in all ongoing research in lab. All trainees are expected to attend weekly lab meetings and maintain a regular work schedule. Please click here for further information on our current studies.
Prospective Graduate Students

There are opportunities for outstanding graduate research training in the Cognitive Development Lab. Students are welcome to apply to the Graduate Program in Psychology at York University in the area of Developmental Science. Please refer to the York University Graduate Department of Psychology website for more information about admissions procedures and deadlines. To enquire about graduate opportunities in the lab, please email Dr. Ellen Bialystok (ellenb@yorku.ca).

Undergraduate Thesis Students

There is typically one undergraduate thesis student admitted to the lab each year; prior experience in our lab is preferable. For undergraduate students interested in applying to the Cognitive Development Lab, please send the following to Dr. Ellen Bialystok (ellenb@yorku.ca):

1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
2. Transcript
3. Writing Sample
4. Letter of Reference

Undergraduate Independent Study Students
In special circumstances, independent study students may be admitted to the lab to work on a project. If you are interested in applying, please send the following to Dr. Ellen Bialystok (ellenb@yorku.ca):
1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
2. Transcript
3. Writing Sample
4. Letter of Reference
Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering in the Cognitive Development Lab, please send the following to Dr. Ellen Bialystok (ellenb@yorku.ca):

1. Personal Statement
2. Transcript
3. Name of one Reference