A Software Engineering Internship with Pearl

Contact: 
Tim Connors
Address: 
200 De Neve Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 
9083913462
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Pearl is a job platform for gen z to discover, follow, & apply to amazing companies they may not have heard of and for those companies to represent themselves to the new generation of jobs seekers with more transparent information about their values, culture, and mission statement.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Pearl is looking for software engineers to help us develop our technology. We're currently focused on advancing our back-end, and front-end, both mobile and web display. Intern will work with our team to hit key milestones of development, according to our Agile methodology. Our platform depends on a close integration with other services, such as job boards, applicant tracking systems, company review sites, and more. We work out of Covel Commons, so it's easy to come and work with out team!
Special Qualifications: 
Python programming for back-end, or web development for front-end is preferred, but we will consider expertise in other languages.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Cognitive Science lies at the intersection of machine thinking and human thinking. This position grants students the opportunity to advance their computer programming skills in a fast-paced, real-world startup environment.

AllTrack

Contact: 
Gideon Arom
Address: 
1240 Rosecrans Ave #120, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 
3107794944
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
AllTrack is the only US based full service global performing rights organization (PRO) designed and built specifically for independent music creators -- artists, songwriters, composers, producers and publishers. Our mission is to simplify and automate performing rights. AllTrack uses the latest software technologies to eliminate inefficiencies in the administration of performing rights to create a better experience for rights holders and licensees alike.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
"In order to offer the best user experience to its clients, AllTrack must parse, transform, and ingest large amounts of data. One of the main intern responsibilities will be to participate in the planning and execution of various data processing and ingestion processes. These activities will provide valuable experience in the realm of ETL (Extract-Transform-Load), relational database schema design and database administration. Interns will look examine data sets and write software (in Python and SQL) to move data from disparate sources into a central relational database. Interns may also participate in categorical mapping exercises to seed Natural Language Processing algorithms (word-stemming) to help transform ambiguous tags into distinct categories to improve user experiences."
Special Qualifications: 
"Strongly desired qualifications: • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, PHP, Ruby or OOP languages such as C++ or Java. (Or a strong motivation to learn them). • Understanding of Relational Databases and SQL (desirable but not expected). • Strong Critical Thinking Skills. • Strong communication skills. • Curiosity and a strong desire to learn."
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
6-10 hours
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
"Much of the technology development involves concepts from the cognitive sciences. Often, in the process of categorizing incoming data, we are faced with the task of automating a decision that is simple for humans but difficult for machines. This means applying concepts such as Signal Detection Theory, running algorithms such as the Levenshtein distance and some Natural Language Processing algorithms. AllTrack was founded by UCLA Cognitive Science alumni, using the valuable knowledge gained from the major to maximize the usability of its products."

Brimhall & Associates

Contact: 
Nancy Brimhall
Address: 
1200 South Hope Street, Suite 301, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: 
310 339 8993
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Brimhall & Associates is a philanthropy consulting firm that works with US-based and international non-profits that seek services to increase their awareness of aspects of successful fundraising, which includes training, coaching and strategic implementation. As part of our years of service. the firm has committed itself to developing the first-ever on-line platform for courses in non-profit fundraising. The platform is called "Change Lab" (www.changelab-fundraising.com) and develops the awareness of the course learner not only in skill-building specifics but the deeper understanding of themselves and how to interact successfully with prospective donors to their organization.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
The intern project encompasses research on potential sources of project funding, participating in determining best approaches and what might motivate the funder to take an interest. In addition, ongoing participation in the constructive review of the Change Lab course, utilizing aspects of psychology to advise the team on content and application for greatest effectiveness.
Special Qualifications: 
Sensitivity to the non-profit community. Good communication skills. Interest in market research and applying research aspects to the project for the strongest outcomes.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
15 hrs per week
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Applying learning aspects of classroom education to the practical application process is invaluable to achieving the greatest outcome for the Change Lab educational concept.

Center for Scholars & Storytellers

Contact: 
Yalda T. Uhls
Address: 
Franz Hall
Phone: 
3102101244
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
We work to share psychological research with practitioners in the entertainment industry who create content for youth.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
The project will include summarizing research papers, helping with events, reviewing content (scripts, shows) and writing up reports.
Special Qualifications: 
English language. Please fill out the application here (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XJ7H27H) and email your resume and a cover letter briefly explaining your interest in the Center for Scholars & Storytellers to info@scholarsandstorytellers.com. Please include your first and last name in the subject of the email. For students who would like to receive course credit, we recommend that you submit your application, resume, and cover letter at least three weeks prior to the quarter in which you are interested in doing the internship, so there is ample time to review your application.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7-10
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
One important component of reviewing scripts and designing entertainment for a specific audience is the knowledge of how that audience thinks. Cognitive Science students have the unique advantage of understanding both artificial and real systems, and this knowledge will serve within a sector associated in creating digital content for an audience. Additionally, the ability to read and summarize research reports is an important component within the cognitive science curriculum.

Chronaly

Contact: 
Edmond Banayan
Address: 
10880 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1101 Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 
(310) 307-4739
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Chronaly's product is a health app for developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder. This mobile health app aims to bring a solution with a global social impact.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Intern will work closely with the CEO and collaborate with other team members to primarily impact product development and product management. Secondary responsibilities can involve assignments pertaining to research, marketing, and business development.
Special Qualifications: 
Intern must display initiative, determination, good communication skills. Also, to understand customer psychology and mindset. Interested in market research and applying strategy to apply for grants.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7-15 hours
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Applies the psychology learned in class to understand customer psychology. Cognitive Science educates students of the surface of some developmental disabilities, students will apply that knowledge to the company's community. Apply theories about strategic thinking in Cognitive Science to real world by analyzing product and environment in aims to best serve those who have developmental disabilities.

Enroll Hero

Contact: 
Mark Lee
Address: 
202 Bicknell Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 
8588636533
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Enroll Hero helps seniors 65 and older pick their optimal Medicare plan with our personalized recommendation engine. Founded by Mark Lee and Bryan Kocol (UCLA graduate), Enroll Hero is a venture-backed (Mucker Capital, Techstars) startup looking to simplify healthcare for seniors. Those turning 65 in the US are overwhelmed by the hundreds of Medicare plans to choose from and there are no good resources to help with making this choice. We are on a mission to make Medicare simple.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
The marketing intern will work closely with the CEO to ultimately drive customer growth through the company’s marketing and sales efforts. Tasks include content strategy refinement and execution for our website, emails, PR, advertising and social media. Also, the analysis of marketing channels and campaigns to determine what’s working best. Finally, the intern may help with data-collection tasks to enable the company to better understand overall performance. The intern will gain a wide exposure to various aspects of starting a business.
Special Qualifications: 
Some technical or mathematics background to work with data sets. For marketing, we look for both a data-driven mindset to make sense of the numbers and a creative mentality to brainstorm ideas that can boost those numbers.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
10 Hours Per Week
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
We use insights derived from consumer behavior to ultimately get the consumer to enroll in a health insurance plan through our product, marketing and sales activities. The human-computer interaction is integral to our user experience and one that is rooted in behavioural and cognitive sciences.

Everipedia Software Intern

Contact: 
Sam Kazemian
Address: 
201 Wilshire Blvd Suite 300, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 
8052318418
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Everipedia is the world's first decentralized knowledge base; the next version of wikipedia on the internet. Larry Sanger, a co-founder of Wikipedia joined Everipedia as the Chief Information Officer to help facilitate the new form of online encyclopedias. Everipedia also builds various decentralized ledgers and blockchain architecture for other decentralized applications. Today, the company has raised over $30 million of venture capital funding(http://fortune.com/2018/02/08/blockchain-everipedia/).
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
To design, build, and complete EOS and Ethereum smart-contracts. To design frontend browser interfaces for interacting with smart-contracts and the decentralized ledger while building features into the everipedia.org web-application as well as software updates for Everipedia articles.
Special Qualifications: 
The intern should be full-stack developer with knowledge in both frontend and backend technologies such as JavaScript, C++, HTML/CSS, and Python. The intern should also be familiar with macroeconomic systems and blockchain technology.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
10-12
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
A large portion of blockchain and decentralized technologies have been developed with cognitive science principles in mind. The consideration of psychological incentive systems combined with software remains the cornerstone for decentralized platforms. Without a thorough understanding of both human psychology and large information systems, blockchain technology would be impossible. In securing the stability of blockchain smartcontracts, both the remaining psychological incentives and software-based loopholes must be taken into account. A cognitive science background is most advantageous for the development of blockchain technology due to its interdisciplinary requirements of understanding and implementation.

Film Publicity Intern

Contact: 
Tatum Wan
Address: 
8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 327, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 
424-276-6161
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
KATRINA WAN PR is a Los Angeles-based boutique agency that specializes in public relations and marketing for independent and entertainment studios. Rooted in strategy and creativity, the firm delivers breakthrough PR campaigns for clients to raise awareness and share of voice for independent films in today’s competitive and challenging industry. While it focuses on independent films, KATRINA WAN PR has also carved out a niche in the industry as a public relations leader for genre films. With strong relationships with both traditional and online media, KATRINA WAN PR effectively connects with the target audience to deliver stellar results for clients. Katrina Wan PR provides unmatched PR and marketing expertise and unparalleled customer service for clients including: A24, IFC Films, The Orchard, Gunpowder & Sky, Saban Film/Lionsgate, Universal Pictures Content Group, BBC Worldwide / Britbox, Samuel Goldwyn Films, MGM / Orion Classics, Entertainment One / Momentum Pictures, RLJE Films amongst others. Notable film work includes “MANDY” with Nicolas Cage, “BONE TOMAHAWK” with Kurt Russell, “JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE” directed by Academy Award Winner John Ridley and starring Andre Benjamin, “TERMINAL” with Margot Robbie, “J.T. LEROY” with Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern and “OPHELIA” with Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
KATRINA WAN PR is seeking an intern who is a hard-working, organized, detail-oriented, reliable multi-tasker with a professional demeanor. Applicants should be pursuing a career in public relations with a passion for the film industry. This is a very hands-on experience with a great opportunity for growth for the right candidate. Duties will include, but are not limited to: distributing mailers to press, updating and researching media contacts, updating status reports, conducting phone interviews, pitching media for coverage, helping organize press junkets, premieres, live television tapings and press screenings. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point.) Cision experience is a plus. Must be available to work at least 2-3 days during the week.
Special Qualifications: 
Qualifications -Hardworking -Detail-Oriented -Multi-tasker -Professional demeanor -Proficient at Microsoft Office -Cision experience a plus -Interest in public relations and/or the film industry -Must be available to work 2-3 days a week Class Level Sophomore, Junior, Senior: 4th Year, Senior: 5th Year
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
2-3 days a week
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Students can apply knowledge of technologies, behavioral science, and psychology to increase understanding regarding public relations and the film industry. Students will gain better understanding of consumer psychology, communication, and media presence and applications.

FINDIY Software Development Intern

Contact: 
Mike Davidsen
Address: 
110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 
(847) 507-1002
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
FINDIY is a mission driven company looking to increase financial acumen among college students prior to leaving the safety net of their parents. We are developing a platform that allows parents of college students to pass financial accountability to their child with easy-to-use tools and personal finance educational content.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Software Development – work with our product manager and engineers to develop, test and implement changes to the FINDIY tech stack.
Special Qualifications: 
Working towards a Bachelor’s degree and software development experience that includes: - Object Oriented Programing (Java experience preferred) - Unit tests, integration tests, and contract tests - Front end web development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript). Angular knowledge is a plus, but not required. - An ability to quickly learn and adapt to new programming languages. Preferred: A passion or desire to learn about FinTech and Personal Financial Management (PFM)
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7-12
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
We seek to understand how human biases and heuristics influence college students’ behaviors related to discretionary spending, savings, and management of costs of living. We aim to improve student responsibility over personal finance using collaboration with parents and intimately understanding what motivates good financial decisions. Specifically, we plan to use software to nudge students’ ownership of, and engagement with, bill payments, apartment expenses and savings throughout college.

Gains Group

Contact: 
Steve Gera
Address: 
12655 W Jefferson Blvd
Phone: 
7604349361
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Gains Group is a strategic advisory and consulting agency focusing on sports and technology. Our company works with a variety of professional sport franchises around the globe, helping them achieve optimal performance through the integration of science and technology.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Assistant responsibilities include indexing technology companies and researching new applications for them. Additional responsibilities may include creating presentations on topics involving psychological principles or the strategies that professional organizations are using to achieve success. Build digital products, and applications for our clients for everything from performance, to fan engagement, to gaming. We're highly interested in anyone who can code, build websites, and data science is a real plus!
Special Qualifications: 
Assistants should have an interest in technology, sports and be self starters willing to work on their own with a little guidance. Coding, design, research, and core technical skills are a plus.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7 to 10 hours
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
At Gains Group we are always looking at how humans interact and perform in sports, and the way the brain works greatly influences what we do. We want to work with Cognitive Science students looking to use their understanding of mankind to change the world through sport.

GradStreet - Business Development & Growth Specialist

Contact: 
James Barton
Address: 
200 De Neve Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 
9083913462
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
GradStreet started at UCLA as a college venture, and has now grown into rapidly-growing profitable retailer to students across California. GradStreet offers graduation regalia and photography services with a modern spin to it, taking down competitors who have dominated the space for nearly 100 years. To date, GradStreet has saved students well over $100,000. We're a young company and moving fast, with a mission to update an industry that hasn't seen innovation in eons.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Help us grow! We need someone to get into the trenches with us for some business development work as we rapidly expand to over 100 schools in 2010. This position may include: school outreach, competitor research, ambassador recruiting, inventory management, and even some accounting work.
Special Qualifications: 
Experience with business development in some capacity is preferred.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
We need our intern to have an understanding of how people tend to make decisions. Creating eye catching content that grabs attention and resonates is a matter of understanding psychology. We want to create visual stimuli that establishes trust with our audience. The only way to do that is to fully understand out audience first.

Instantgo, Inc.

Contact: 
Nathanael Eisenberg
Address: 
449 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills 90012
Phone: 
424 282 0866
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Instantgo develops an online platform that lets experts and other professional provide their time and knowledge and get compensated over the phone and text. The Instantgo app serves many different populations as it offers different experts to answer many different needs of users. Among the main categories today are psychologist, nutritionists and life coach who can set their price and rate for their time and get contacted directly on the platform by people who are looking for their help. Instantgo is a new way to provide your services to others.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
The intern will be responsible of developing several aspects of the Instantgo platform in order to improve the user experience and flow of connection with the professionals on the platform. More precisely, the intern will focus on all the privacy parameters and improve the way experts such as psychologists can set their preferred way to be contacted on the platform. The Intern will also work on the flow for consumers and do some work in terms of user interface after being exposed to the results of different flow experiments. The intern will also develop a better understanding of development processed, analytics and QA.
Special Qualifications: 
The intern needs to showcase a willingness to learn in a fast paced environment and be at the forefront of knowledge in mobile development. The intern needs to be able to work on both front end issues while having a good understand of the back end.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
10
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Many of the experts present on the Instantgo platform work in a field connected with cognitive science, psychology and mental health.

Jazz Hands For Autism

Contact: 
Ifunanya Nweke
Address: 
10880 Wilshire Blvd, ste 800, www.jazzhandsforautism.org
Phone: 
4242097190
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Jazz Hands For Autism is a nonprofit organization that provides job development, job training and job placement for adults on the autism spectrum. Through the Jazz Hands Concert Series and the Jazz Hands Musicians Academy, Jazz Hands For Autism helps musicians on the autism spectrum develop transferrable social, professional and on stage skills that increase employability and their success as working musicians.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Positions: 1. Public Policy Intern: Researching legislation issues Identifying supportive government figures and organizations. Providing research support in development of advocacy positions and funding opportunities 2. Development Intern: Assisting with grant-writing and donor relations. 3. Teacher's Assistant Intern: Assisting with class instruction, monitoring daily student behavior and daily student progress (Jazz Hands Musician's Academy) 4. Student Mentor Intern: Assisting students with non-musical and non-social goals (Jazz Hands Musician's Academy) 5. Research & Evaluation Intern Assisting staff with compiling and analyzing student data trends to help ensure long term student progress (Jazz Hands Musician's Academy) 6. Information Analyst Intern: Providing non-experimental and theoretical research support on topics relevant to music and autism.
Special Qualifications: 
Positions: 1. Public Policy Intern: ability to research and analyze data 2. Development Intern: strong writing skills, experience using MS excel/ Google sheets and other data bases 3. Teacher's Assistant Intern: ability to collect, track and analyze data 4. Student Mentor Intern: ability to understand mental processes and give positive feedback 5. Research & Evaluation Intern: ability to compile and analyze data and make inferences from collected data 6. Information Analyst Intern: ability to review information and data and write pieces about it
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
8-10 hours
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Positions: 1. Public Policy Intern: public policy affects every domain and discipline so familiarity with public policy as it relates to mental health, cognitive deficits, etc greatly informs practice. 2. Development Intern: this internship provides students with real world experience in learning how to track, and maintain multi faceted information on a database which is important to the cognitive science discipline 3. Teacher's Assistant Intern: this internship provides students with real world experience in collecting potentially quantitative data, codifying data and tracking data which is important to the cognitive science discipline 4. Student Mentor Intern: this internship provides students with real world experience in interacting with clients who have a developmental disability and exploring ways to provide positive feedback. 5. Research & Evaluation Intern: this internship provides students with real world experience in compiling and analyzing data and making inferences from collected data 6. Information Analyst Intern: this internship provides students with experience in review information and data and writing pieces about it

KAV

Contact: 
Whitman Kwok
Address: 
520 Broadway, Santa Monica
Phone: 
(650) 440-6588
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
KAV was founded in 2015 when my son’s ice hockey team experienced a half dozen concussions at the ripe age of 11. What started as an endeavor to make sports safer has grown into the complete revolution of what’s possible in protective gear through personalization. Integrating advanced polymers, state of the art algorithms and 3d printing, we’re able to make custom helmets that fit like a glove with a stylish aesthetic. The unrivaled performance has gained traction with everyone from the SJ Sharks to the aspiring athlete just learning how to skate (or bike, or ski…). We’re looking for driven interns to propel our mission of protecting the next generation of athletes.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
One of the challenges of a custom fitting helmet, is creating a process for customers to measure their heads and provide all the data to fabricate their helmet. Your mission is to design a process with readily available tools (e.g. tape measures, string, smart phones, duct tape, whatever), the accompanying instructions and interview questions and website design that results in a 90+% success rate in fittings. We’re looking for two interns to own the following responsibilities: - Designing experiments to test fit instructions, tools and methods for efficacy - Reaching out to a diverse part of the populations to conduct the experiments and iterate and improve the instructions, tools and methods. - Modifying the KAV website to support both the instructional and data acquisition requirements associated with purchasing a helmet. You will work with and have the full support of the CEO, Whitman and our industrial designer, Mike, who created the flagship helmets for Bell, Giro, Riddell, Easton and makes a mean micro brew.
Special Qualifications: 
- Great people skills - recruiting and screening participants (virtual and in person) for the various fit studies is a large part of the project. - Great observation skills - you are conducting experiments and the ability to observe body language and behaviors is often more telling than what someone says and is key to a successful outcome. - HTML, CSS and Javascript experience to modify our website to post instructional content but also create a seamless (and ideally fun) UX as the person measures and provides their data. - Statistics - basics, or at least a good grasp of probabilities, required to understand the relevance of studies and deviations in measurements. - Photography, videography, graphics skills are a nice to have to generate instructional content
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
12-15
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Your work engages your coursework in the following ways: - Engage with how individuals perceive instructions differently and how various learning styles benefit from different instruction media (written, photos and video). - Learn how to take something cognitively subjective like a “comfortable fit” and derive, through objective variables and interview questions, a desirable outcome. - Apply statistics to determine the significance of studied populations, confidence interval of measurements and the overall direction of your experiments accordingly. - Learn how to conduct experiments and focus groups to solve a real world problem which are the foundation for developing new products, services and general research.

Mucker Capital

Contact: 
Kiyan Yazdi
Address: 
202 Bicknell Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 
(949) 200-8690
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Mucker Capital invests in seed and "pre-seed" stage companies building defensible and scalable businesses in Internet software, services and media. We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs who have deep domain expertise, principally in the greater Los Angeles area, to provide their earliest institutional funding and work side-by-side to help launch and scale their new ventures. But, it is our conviction that we must provide more than just capital. As operators and entrepreneurs ourselves, we roll up our sleeves and work with entrepreneurs in all parts of their businesses that need additional resources.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Working for Mucker Capital allows the student to experience the intricacies of startup businesses and the technology and process required for a starting a company. Interns will assist in the domains they are more comfortable or interested in pursuing. The domains include general entrepreneurship, programming, product management, QA testing, customer support.
Special Qualifications: 
Interns should be enthusiastic about technology-enabled entrepreneurship and have the drive and ability to learn quickly. An understanding of any programming language and Microsoft Excel is a plus. Hardworking interns with proficiency in teamwork and independent productivity is essential.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 10-20 hours
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
This internship will allow students to understand team dynamics and startup formation.

Neuropsychology Fieldwork

Contact: 
Lev Gottlieb, PhD
Address: 
2811 Wilshire Blvd #680 Santa Monica 90403
Phone: 
(424) 835-0854
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships. This Fieldwork includes three applications of neuropsychology: 1. Neuropsychology practice: This is a pediatric neuropsychology clinical practice in West Los Angeles, comprising neuropsychological assessment and coordinated care. See gottliebneuro.com for an extensive review. 2. Technological application: This is a startup endeavor that applies principals of neuropsychology to health and wellness in order to offer users insight into their minds and strengths. 3. Media applications: This includes dissemination of neuropsychology to lay audiences via various forms of media and entertainment such as video, books and podcasts.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
This Fieldwork will involve motivated and diligent interns in the applications of neuropsychology listed above in the organization description: 1. Neuropsychology practice: The intern will provide administrative and clinical support services. 2. Technological application: The intern will support business development. 3. Media applications: The intern will aid in producing types of media.
Special Qualifications: 
No special qualifications are required. However the intern must be motivated and diligent. Creative and entrepreneurial interest would be additive. Familiarity with technology and/or media would also be helpful.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7 hours per week
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships--comprising functional neuroanatomy and the study of thought, learning and mental organization--and thus by definition relates to cognitive science. The neuropsychological application to technology (item #2 listed above) also incorporates computer modeling as it relates to cognitive science.

Onica Group - Marketing Internship

Contact: 
Connie Roudier
Address: 
1618 Stanford St
Phone: 
8008392677
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Onica is a global technology consulting company that works with Amazon Web Services to help customers embrace a broad spectrum of innovative solutions. From migration strategy to operational excellence, cloud native development, and immersive transformation, Onica is a full spectrum integrator. We help businesses navigate through changing technology and innovate on the cloud. Onica serves companies ranging from startups to large enterprise companies who are looking to elevate their business with technology solutions on AWS.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
The internship project will consist of various marketing responsibilities within go-to market strategy, digital marketing campaigns, and industry research: - Manage and coordinate tasks for each campaign - Assist campaigns around product launches including graphics and content creation - Come with a “ready to learn” attitude and explore different marketing aspects and choose which one they'd like to focus on: social media, digital, campaign management
Special Qualifications: 
Intern must have effective technology skills with ability to navigate software easily, possess strong written and verbal communication skills. They must have attention to detail, good organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The following qualifications are not required but preferred: - Interested in a career in marketing - Experience with social media marketing - Proficient in Powerpoint & Excel - Experience with Hubspot & Powerpoint
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
15 Hours, mandatory 7 hours on-site
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Business-to-business marketing interactions are crucial to being able to connect with and understand client needs. Cognitive Science will contribute to the way the intern analyzes and applies customer behavior to marketing strategies. This position requires the intern to evaluate how consumers within our target market react to our campaigns. It requires segmenting the target market, picking the right type of content to serve to them, and optimizing content strategy towards content that resonates with Onica’s audience.

Purveyists

Contact: 
Grace Bukunmi
Address: 
9200 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 
7086465218
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Purveyists is a creative collective that specializes in digital content, marketing, photography, styling, art direction, seeding, editorial and celebrity placement and creative consulting. Founded by Bukunmi Grace, the collective was created to address the artistic needs of major publication, brands, publicists, and musicians. Thus connecting the dots between established and upcoming artists and established and upcoming brands with the most adept creative tools and resources.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Purveyists seeks digital content, photography and styling interns interested in fashion, music, social entrepreneurship and leadership. Intern must have the ability to strategize and implement on-brand digital content within the publishing, fashion and music sector. Intern will be required to conceptualize creative campaigns, contact new and current clients, manage project, manage social media outreach and engagement, research market trends and organize schedules. Photo interns will be required to assist on photo shoots and help create engaging content. as well as day to day operations including administrative duties, brainstorms and content scheduling.
Special Qualifications: 
Intern must be creative, highly skilled, willing to learn, computer literate, administratively adept, consistent, results driven and polite. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Entrepreneurial mindset and discerning eye for content, copy and style is a must. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Wordpress and Excel proficiency s is a +
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
12-16 hrs
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Enhances ability to work in multi-disciplinary environment while developing best system processes for organization and business development. Furthers understanding of business psychology, communication and linguistic

Radiance House

Contact: 
Dario Nardi
Address: 
1220 N Poinsettia Place; West Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: 
310 880 6664
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Radiance House is a Human Resources company. We do publishing, training, and research. The population served is primarily psychologists, HR professionals (counselors, coaches, trainers, etc), and similar individuals and groups seeking greater understanding about themselves and others. Most relevant to academic fieldwork, we use EEG technology to explore facets of human psychology. EEG reveals local, global, and networked patterns of activity in the neocortex. Typically, participants try a standardized protocol of tasks (math, music, visual-spatial problems, storytelling, etc). Alternatively, participants might engage in a single broad activity such as media consumption, game playing, or team problem solving. A software package analyzes the raw data and reveals potential links to favorite activities, cognitive skills, emotional dynamics, personality traits, and behavior. We do *not* offer medical diagnosis or treatment. Rather, the results offer implications for skill building, coaching, communication, leadership, problem solving, education, and other application areas. Professionals often find this information useful for themselves and the populations that they serve.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Interns are responsible for assisting with EEG sessions and/or conducting data analysis, a literature search, and interviews with participants. An intern will learn about and demonstrate skill using EEG technology in an ethical, informed, and empowering way, with a focus on best practices for practical non-medical applications. Facets of competence include some or all of the following, typically in this order: 1) brain basics (mainly, neocortex structure and function) 2) EEG technology (limits, strengths, and methods of use) 3) administering protocols with clients 4) using software to analyze EEG data for individuals 5) compiling reports 6) interpreting reports 7) interpreting the EEG literature 8) forming and testing research hypothesis 9) working within the larger community of practitioners 10) maintaining professional standards
Special Qualifications: 
Interns should be highly motivated and capable of working independently. An understanding of brain function, anatomy, and neuroimaging is encouraged, as well as strong interpersonal skills and the capacity to use complex computer software.
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
7-10 hours.
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Interns can add EEG technology to their toolbox for investigating cognitive science questions. Brain imaging is a modern, often powerful tool to help understand what is occurring in a person's mental life, especially when debriefing occurs after tasks. Recent advances in how to analyze brain imaging data, such as computation of likely neutral networks and their typical functions, also grants a window into the mind's patterns and processes.

Radius

Contact: 
Kevin Tan
Address: 
200 De Neve Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 
(213) 448-7545
Description of Organization and Population Served: 
Radius’ mission is to help people build stronger relationships with others in their everyday lives. Through our location-based social media app, we give our users the ability to connect with people that are actually around them; whether they’re travelling alone in a new area, at a party, or trying to meet people at work. Our goal is to help grow everyone’s social network as much as we can. As a UCLA-based startup, we’re building a close-knit team of talented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want their work to have a large impact on the product. They enjoy building strong personal relationships and are passionate about helping others grow.
Description of Fieldwork Project and Responsibilities of Intern: 
Conduct research and data collection to understand users and their needs Lead user acquisition efforts and marketing campaigns Identify useful features the product may lack Utilize data insights to develop new growth initiatives and strategies Recruit, manage, and lead other student ambassadors Drive product development by interfacing with engineers and designers Define and analyze metrics to quantify the success of the product
Special Qualifications: 
Student currently enrolled at UCLA Involvement in campus organizations such as student clubs and/or Greek life Experience in a leadership and management role Experience with marketing and user acquisition Excellent communication skills, including the ability to sell one’s ideas and negotiate Experience with graphic design and social media platforms is a plus
Hourly Commitment Per Week: 
15
How does this relate to Cognitive Science?: 
Cognitive Science students have insight from both the human psychology side and the technical programming side, strong skills needed for product development. Students will have the opportunity to think like the user from an engagement perspective, and apply what they know of psychology in both a marketing and technical development approach.

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