DCF94280-E8F7-F166-A62F886D097067AC
DD020F53-C98F-50DB-CEDFC9E5288EEEAA

Psychology

Your lab work will begin with your first course, and the hands-on approach to study will give you an early grounding in the scientific method. You will find many opportunities for research and fieldwork, for instance during a semester at the New England Center for Children.

Rosmery Rodriguez ’15 works with a student during her internship at the New England Center for Children in Boston.
Rosmery Rodriguez ’15 works with a student during her internship at the New England Center for Children in Boston.

A student’s growth: hands-on learning, self-discovery

As Rosmery Rodriguez ’15 researched colleges, Hamilton stood out for the student internships it offers at the New England Center for Children, a school for children with autism. Each summer, select Hamilton students interested in education or psychology get the chance work at the center founded by a Hamilton alumnus.  Rodriguez figured she would major in neuroscience or psychology, and when she heard about the center experience, the scale tipped toward Hamilton College.

More >>


Hannah Schacter '12

A graduate’s progress: on track for a Ph.D.

Hannah Schacter ’12  is earning a doctorate in developmental psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles.  She discovered a passion for developmental research at Hamilton College; she was riveted by work that shows how bullying has an impact on  children’s later adjustment, be they victim or perpetrator.

More >>