Research Assistant Application

If you would like to apply for a part-time position in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, please complete the form below. There are several research projects, each of which might employ work-study undergraduates, part-time workers, or independent study students. This work is available to Penn students, as well as those not affiliated with Penn.

The Positive Psychology Center needs research assistants for several studies related to Grit and Positive Psychology. About 5 to 15 hours per week are expected, depending on the study. If you have any questions, please e-mail Peter Schulman at

Please answer the following questions

Are you interested in: (Check all that apply)

Psychology Courses Taken and Grades Received:

When are you interested in working on the research? (Check all that apply)

Please answer the following questions in the box below: Why are you interested in working with us? What special qualifications do you have? Please include at least 2 references with phone numbers.