The Young Psychologist Summer Internship Live Online

The Young Psychologist Summer Internship Live Online

London • Ages 15-18

15th - 18th August 2020
Live Online

The Young Psychologist Summer Internship Live Online gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree summer work experience in Psychology, from the comfort of their own home. Over the course of 4 days, you will be working with top psychologists ‘Live Online’ via our state-of-the-art interactive platform.

You will experience the real-life work of a psychologist, with opportunities to experience live patient consultations, testify as a psychology expert witness during a criminal trial, and develop a psychological 'game plan' for a leading sports team.

You will also be able to network with our psychologists and ask them all your burning questions.

Join us for a truly unique experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university applications and set you up for a future as a successful psychologist.

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HIGHLIGHTS

An Immersive Experience of Psychology*:

  • Diagnose and develop treatment plans for a variety of patients alongside top psychologists
  • Act as a psychological expert witness in a simulated criminal trial 
  • Consult with a sports team and deploy innovative techniques to enhance players’ performance on match day 

Senior Psychologists From A Variety Of Specialities:

  • Be coached through immersive experiences with psychologists from a wide array of specialities: clinical, forensic, sports, business and educational  
  • Private virtual networking/panel sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career

Personalised Career Coaching:

  • Bespoke career coaching: have your CV reviewed by a psychology recruitment expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
  • Training on how you can get one of the most desirable jobs in psychology, starting now: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques.

    Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

    • Attending the Internship demonstrates that you’ve gained key skills such as Personalised Career Coaching, which are highly valued by top universities 
    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications.

    Design Your Own Virtual Internship:

    • Choose to attend the Executive Internship (4-days) or Internship (3-days)
    • Students who attend the Executive Internship will have their credentials reviewed by a psychology recruitment expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan so they can start tailoring their background for the hugely competitive world of psychology

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

      Internship Format & Options:

      The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions delivered via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform. The internship is delivered LIVE by experienced professionals.

      Internship Fee:

      Internship

      £350/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      Executive Internship

      £495/student which also includes the Personalised Career Coaching day – a psychology recruitment expert will review your credentials and give you a personalised development plan. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

        TIMETABLE
        Day 1: Clinical Psychology
        11.00am The World of a Psychologist - Psychology in the real life: a world of opportunities
        - A unique client relationship
        - Expectations vs reality
        11.30am Patient Consultations: Assessment - Under the guidance of high-ranking clinical psychologists, you will participate in live, simulated patient consultations
        - Learn the fundamentals of patient interaction - building trust and establishing rapport
        - Recognise key symptoms and perform an initial assessment across a variety of patients
        1.30pm Lunch Break
        2.00pm Patient Consultations: Treatment - Develop bespoke treatment plans for each patient based on real-life strategies and techniques
        - Get patients to accept and follow your treatment plan
        4.00pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 2: Forensic Psychology
        11.00am Psychology in Law: The Expert Witness - Work alongside forensic psychologists to assess the cognitive functioning and ability of a defendant in a simulated criminal case
        - Take to the stand and testify as an expert witness
        - Eyewitness Testimony: when help becomes hindrance
        1.00pm Lunch Break
        1.30pm Psychology in Law: Behind Bars - Carry out in-depth risk assessments on a criminal (played by an actor, but based on real-life cases), consulting a parole board on whether they should be released
        -- Design a successful rehabilitation programme
        3.00pm Career Coaching & Panel Discussion - Your career as a future clinical and forensic psychologist
        - Coaching on choosing the right university, A-levels, and degree subject, and how to get the right work experience
        - Q&A panel with experienced psychologists: insider advice and top tips
        4.30pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 3: Psychology in Business and Sport
        11.00am Psychology in Business: The Bottom Line - Employing psychological techniques to increase business value
        - Analyse a company's customer base and review their conversion strategy
        - Oversee the organisational overhaul of a new client's business
        1.00pm Lunch Break
        1.30pm Psychology in Sport: The Game Plan - Consult with an athlete and assist with key areas of player development and performance
        - Recognise the team's critical flaws during game-time
        - Organise a personalised feedback session with a troubled player
        - Goal setting: develop psychological strategies to enhance players’ concentration and resilience
        3.00pm Psychology in Sport: Match Day - Understand the psychology behind performance
        - Going for the win: pre match preparation
        - Master the game day routine
        3.30pm Career Coaching & Panel Discussion - Your career as a future business and sports psychologist
        - Coaching on choosing the right university, A-levels, and degree subject, and how to get the right work experience
        - Q&A panel with experienced psychologists: insider advice and top tips
        4.30pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 4 (EXECUTIVE INTERNSHIP ONLY)
        Morning & Afternoon Your Future as a Psychologist - Personal career coaching: have your CV and background reviewed by recruitment experts
        - Receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
        - A day for professionals to help you focus on your personal aspirations, and your future as a successful psychologist
        - Live recruitment sessions: experience actual assessment tasks and techniques used by a variety of firms and get feedback on your performance

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Venue & Dates

        Live Online:

        15th - 18th August 2020

        You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

        WHO CAN ATTEND?

        The Internship 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. 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.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked for our Summer Internships several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

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        We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.

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