Learning Opportunities

Beyond the Classroom

Your education doesn't stop when you leave the classroom. Participate in the special learning opportunities offered through our department and the University to gain a better understanding of Psychology. Earn academic credit, learn new skills, and prepare for your future! The Psychology Department accepts the following special learning opportunities toward major and/or minor requirements. For additional opportunities on- and off-campus that may not count toward your Psychology requirements, please see our Additional Campus Resources page.


Psychology Undergraduate Apprentice Teaching

Assist in the classroom, learn the methodologies of teaching, and obtain teaching skills under the supervision of a faculty member or graduate student.

Psychology Undergraduate Internships

Assist in a professional setting under the advisement of a faculty member.

Psychology Education Abroad

Travel abroad and gain educational experience in a setting outside UC San Diego.

Undergraduate Anderson Research Travel Award

Provides funds to assist undergraduate psychology majors with travel expenses to present at scholarly conferences related to the field of Psychology. Applications should include proof of the invitation to present at the research conference, an abstract of the paper/poster and details on the travel expenses. The limit per award will be $200 (for actual expenses). The application deadline is usually early April, check back in March for more information.