Postgraduate Opportunities for Lincoln Students

A postgraduate degree in Psychology is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills and consolidate your knowledge of psychological concepts and theory; it’s also the next step in the path towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. The Lincoln School of Psychology offers three taught postgraduate courses: MSc Forensic Psychology, MSc Developmental Psychology, and MSc Psychological Research…

A Guide to Finding Work Experience as a Psychology Student: Part 2

USE THE RIGHT LANGUAGE Most psychology services will be accustomed to emails and letters from students hoping to gain work experience. So much so, that the very words ‘work experience’ may be enough for a prospective employer to stop reading. From speaking to a few psychologists, there is the mindset that offering ‘work experience’ is…

Job Adverts

Part-time jobs and volunteering can be a great way to enhance your CV. DigiPsych have compiled a selection of recently advertised jobs which may appeal to psychology students. For tips and advice on finding useful and relevant work experience, follow this link [add hyperlink to Maddi’s article on work exp]. Lincoln’s School of Psychology aims…

Study Finds Boredom is Behavioural, Not Emotional

The BPS’s Research Digest recently featured an article which suggests that proneness to feeling bored is not a personality trait, but rather is linked to behaviour. The article references a research report, published in the journal Emotion, that assessed 4,000 American participants using an iPhone app. Information relating to their mood was collated, and boredom…

A Guide to Finding Work Experience as a Psychology Student: Part 1

Psychology – and other social sciences – are notoriously difficult fields to find work experience in. The need for relevant, clinical experience is ingrained into students from the moment they walk into their first lecture, although it is far easier said than done. Last summer, I worked for two independent psychotherapy services and an NHS…