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The Future Psychologist Programme

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Internship Overview

The Future Psychologist Programme gives students aged 12-14 an immersive experience of psychology through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions, all led by a group of experienced psychologists across 2 days. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’.

You will also be coached on how to become a top psychologist, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Psychology Experiences:

  • Dive into the world of a psychologist and discover the breadth of the profession
  • Carry out a live patient consultation guided by top clinical psychologists
  • Examine the mind of a criminal and learn how their psychological stat affects their behaviour
  • Learn how to think like a successful psychologist 

    Why should I attend?:

    • Experience a unique, immersive insight into one of the world’s most prestigious careers
    • Meet successful psychologists and ask them all your burning questions 
    • Get coaching on a how to become a top psychologist from those in the know
    • Gain valuable work experience before you even turn 16

    An Audience with Top Psychologists:

    • Q&A time with a selection of leading psychologists from a range of disciplines
    • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

    Boost Your University Applications and CV:

    • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, communication, empathy and resilience
    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

      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:

      In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

      'Live Online’: £165/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 1: Clinical Psychology

      Day 2: Forensic Psychology

      Day 1: Clinical Psychology

      10.30amThe World of a Psychologist

      - Psychology as an understanding of human experience
      - Discover how psychology factors into everyday life and uncover its relevance in everything you do
      - Experience the real work of leading psychologists

      11.00amThe Ultimate Skills of a Psychologist

      - Analyse the key skills, qualities , and mindset needed to become a successful psychologist
      - Discover some of the most exciting branches of psychology, including educational psychology, sport psychology, business psychology and more
      - Take on some of the toughest problems psychologists face and use teamwork and problem solving to come up with solutions

      12.00pmLunch

      1.00pmBecome the Clinical Psychologist

      - Discover the various therapy modes and learn how they are applied to clinical disorders
      - Take part in an exciting live patient simulation
      - Use creativity, empathy and problem solving to help your patient through treatment methods, including cognitive behavioural therapy

      3:00pmPanel Discussion

      - Live panel Q&A with professional psychologists from a variety of backgrounds
      - Get your key questions answered
      - Receive valuable advice

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day 2: Forensic Psychology

      10.30amThe Future of Psychology

      - Explore the role of psychologists in fields as varied as crime prevention, climate change and user experience
      - Psychology and VR: understand how cutting-edge technology is at the forefront of developments in the industry
      - Cyberpsychology: learn how technology and social media affect the human mind and behaviour

      11.00amEquality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Psychology Industry

      - Learn the skills needed to be a successful psychologist, including: fostering inclusivity, dismantling barriers, supporting diverse perspectives of race, ethnicity, disability, gender and more
      - Examine a psychological intervention and study the effects it might have on a diverse audience
      - Broaden your perspectives and work together as a team

      12.00pmLunch Break

      1.00pmBecome the Forensic Psychologist

      - Discover one of the most exciting career paths in psychology
      - Examine the mind of a criminal and learn how their psychological state affects their behaviour
      - Carry out crucial forensic research alongside top forensic psychologists

      3.00pmCareer Coaching

      - Interactive session dedicated to your personal career path. Detailed advice on:
      - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
      - Excelling in the UCAS process
      - Extra-curricular activity choices
      - Work experience options
      - Career path options for the psychologists of the future

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Dates & Locations

      London, UK

      In-Person

      20th - 21st November 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

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      Live Online

      In-Person

      20th - 21st November 2021

      10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)

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      In-Person

      20th - 21st November 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

        Register Now

      Online

      20th - 21st November 2021

      10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)

      Register Now

      Who Can Attend

      The programme is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. 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 up from basic 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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