Interested in Joining the Lab?

We are always looking for smart, motivated, and curious individuals to join our research team!

Graduate Students

Dr. Severson does not plan to accept graduate students for Fall 2022.

Prospective graduate students are encouraged to learn more about the Experimental Psychology PhD program, including application process and FAQs. If you are interested in applying in the future to be a Graduate Student with Dr. Severson, please contact her directly at

Undergraduate Research Assistants

We welcome applications from undergraduate students interested in gaining research experience. Research Assistants usually spend 6-9 hours per week doing research and educational outreach, and receive course credit (2-3 credits of PSYX 290/390). Our research studies are conducted at the UM Living Lab located in the Missoula Public Library. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented, responsible, professional, and personable
  • Experience and interest working with children
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Able to make a one year (or 2 semester) commitment (due to the training involved)

To apply, please fill out the form below and include your unofficial transcript and CV/Resumé. Applications are accepted at any time. A member of our research team will be in touch if we have a position available. Thank you for your interest in joining us!

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