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The Young Psychologist Programme

Ages 15-18 Live Online or In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Young Psychologist Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of Psychology through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of experienced psychologists over 2 days. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’.

Attendance will give you an edge over other aspiring psychologists in the race for the best jobs and a ‘super-curricular’ experience to add to your university or college application.

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Internship Highlights
 

    An Immersive Experience of Psychology:

    • Expert psychologists will coach you through live, interactive simulations, including: 
    • Advising police during a live hostage negotiation
    • Communicating effectively with patients during a CBT session 
    • Deploying psychological techniques to improve a child's learning and behavioural development
    • Observing and consulting athletes to enhance their well-being and performance on game day

    Career Coaching for Future Psychologists:

    • You will be trained on how to fulfil your career ambitions in psychology
    • An action plan of how to gain get to the top, starting now
    • Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques

        An Audience With Top Psychologists:

        • Q&A time with a panel of high-ranking psychologists to ask your burning questions
        • Psychologists from the following areas of expertise: clinical, forensic, business, educational and sports
        • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

          Boost Your University/College Application and CV/Resume:

          • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, research, communication, and real-life application of theoretical concepts
          • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

          *Patients will be played by actors. Mental health data is fictionalised but based on the real experiences of our professional psychologists

            Programme Fee, Format & Options

            You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

            Programme Fee:

            ‘Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

            In-Person: £295/student for both days

            Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

            DAY ONE: CLINICAL & SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

            DAY TWO: EDUCATIONAL AND FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

            DAY ONE: CLINICAL & SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

            11.00amThe World of a Psychologist

            - Psychology as an understanding of human experience
            - Psychology and its various disciplines
            - The pressure and expectations

            11.30amThe Clinical Psychologist

            - Coaching by clinical psychologists on how to effectively connect with your patients during therapy
            - Analyse psychological conditions using cognitive behavioural therapy
            - Recommend the best treatment plan for your patient

            1.45pmLunch Break

            2.30pmThe Sports Psychologist

            - Observe athletes' performance and devise the best strategies for performance and well-being improvement
            - Learn how to best support athletes to cope with intense pressure and problems with focus
            - Coaching by experienced sports psychologists on how to carry out feedback sessions with athletes

            4.00pmCareer Coaching: Clinical & Sport Psychology

            - Your path to becoming a successful psychologist, starting now
            - A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college & subject choices
            - How to get the most impressive work experience

            4.30pmPanel Discussion

            - Live panel Q&A with psychologists from various disciplines
            - Key questions answered
            - Receive valuable advice

            5.30pmClose

            *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

            DAY TWO: EDUCATIONAL AND FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

            11.00amThe Educational Psychologist

            - Work alongside a top educational psychologist, researching children's social, cognitive and emotional development
            - Observe and carry out behavioural and dynamic assessments
            - Design and implement interventions, focusing on behaviour management, learning strategies and relaxation techniques

            12.30pmThe Forensic Psychologist

            - Experience one of the most exciting roles of a forensic psychologist
            - Consult with police during a high-stakes hostage negotiation
            - Work together to ensure the best possible outcome

            1.15pmLunch Break

            2.00pmThe Forensic Psychologist

            - Assess the psychological state of a criminal
            - Design a successful rehabilitation plan for the criminal
            - Carry out a post-treatment risk assessment with the criminal
            - Decide on whether he should be released or not and be prepared to be cross examined by the parole board

            4.00pmCareer Coaching: Forensic & Educational Psychology

            - Explore the future of the industry: looking at areas such as climate change, mental health, VR and crime prevention
            - Your path to becoming a successful psychologist, starting now
            - A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college & subject choices
            - How to get the most impressive work experience

            4.30pmPanel Discussion

            - Live panel Q&A with psychologists from various disciplines
            - Key questions answered
            - Receive valuable advice

            5.30pmClose

            *exact programme format subject to change without notice

            Dates & Locations

            London, UK

            In-Person

            19th - 20th June 2021

            University College London (UCL)

            Gower Street

            Bloomsbury

            WC1E 6BT

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            Live Online

            In-Person

            20th - 21st November 2021

            11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

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            Birmingham, UK

            In-Person

            15th - 16th January 2022

            University of Birmingham

            Edgbaston

            Birmingham

            B15 2TT

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            Bristol, UK

            In-Person

            15th - 16th January 2022

            University of Bristol

            Beacon House

            Queens Road

            Bristol

            BS8 1QU

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            Manchester, UK

            In-Person

            22nd - 23rd January 2022

            University of Manchester

            Oxford Rd

            Manchester

            M13 9PL

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            Edinburgh, UK

            In-Person

            22nd - 23rd January 2022

            University of Edinburgh

            Old College

            South Bridge

            Edinburgh

            EH8 9YL

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            Singapore

            In-Person

            15th - 16th January 2022

            NUS

            21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

            Singapore

            119077

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            Hong Kong

            In-Person

            22nd - 23rd January 2022

            One Island East

            Taikoo Place

            Quarry Bay

            Hong Kong

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            Dubai

            In-Person

            28th - 29th January 2022

            GEMS Academy

            E44 - Al Barsha

            Al Barsha South

            Dubai

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            New York, USA

            In-Person

            29th - 30th January 2022

            NYU

            383 Lafayette Street

            New York

            10003

            Register Now

            In-Person

            19th - 20th June 2021

            University College London (UCL)

            Gower Street

            Bloomsbury

            WC1E 6BT

            Register Now

            Online

            20th - 21st November 2021

            11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

            Register Now

            In-Person

            15th - 16th January 2022

            University of Birmingham

            Edgbaston

            Birmingham

            B15 2TT

            Register Now

            In-Person

            15th - 16th January 2022

            University of Bristol

            Beacon House

            Queens Road

            Bristol

            BS8 1QU

            Register Now

            In-Person

            22nd - 23rd January 2022

            University of Manchester

            Oxford Rd

            Manchester

            M13 9PL

            Register Now

            In-Person

            22nd - 23rd January 2022

            University of Edinburgh

            Old College

            South Bridge

            Edinburgh

            EH8 9YL

            Register Now

            In-Person

            15th - 16th January 2022

            NUS

            21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

            Singapore

            119077

            Register Now

            In-Person

            22nd - 23rd January 2022

            One Island East

            Taikoo Place

            Quarry Bay

            Hong Kong

            Register Now

            In-Person

            28th - 29th January 2022

            GEMS Academy

            E44 - Al Barsha

            Al Barsha South

            Dubai

            Register Now

            In-Person

            29th - 30th January 2022

            NYU

            383 Lafayette Street

            New York

            10003

            Register Now

            Who Can Attend

            This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs/Resumes. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

            There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

            COVID-19 Group

            The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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