Thank you for your interest in joining the Lab for Child Development!


Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities (Fall & Spring)


We look for bright, motivated JHU undergraduate students to join us in our research during the academic year. A two-semester commitment is required. If you have any questions about working with us, please contact us at, or give us a call at (410) 516-6068.

Download a detailed description of the program here: .doc .pdf

Download the Spring 2017 Research Assistant application here: .doc .pdf

Attention Johns Hopkins University undergraduates: We have filled our positions for Research Assistants for Fall 2017. If you remain interested in joining our team, please check for openings in the Spring.


LCD Summer Internship Program



Announcing the Johns Hopkins Summer Internship Program!

Applications for the 2017 Internship Program are due

Monday, February 27, 2017.

Inquiries and completed applications can be sent to

Download the 2017 application

The Johns Hopkins Laboratory for Child Development looks for dedicated, mature individuals to join our research during the summer. We investigate aspects of children’s cognitive development including language learning, memory, reasoning, and numerical cognition. The 2017 internship will be held from Monday, June 5 - Friday, July 28, and will consist of approximately 40 hours of research per week. Summer stipends of up to $1800 will be available for excellent applicants. Students from any college/university are eligible to apply.

Download a detailed description of the 2017 program


Graduate Studies


You can find more information about our department on the Psychological and Brain Sciences website, and about graduate studies at JHU on their Application for Graduate Studies page.