Clinical Psychology Research Fellowship (Research Transition Office)

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)Silver Spring, MD

6 months ago


Job Title

Research Fellow in Psychology/Clinical Psychology

Job Location

Silver Spring, Maryland

Job Overview

  • The Research Transition Office (RTO) at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) is seeking a graduate or postdoctoral candidate in the field of psychology or clinical psychology.
  • Collaborate with Department of Defense (DoD) agencies and academic partners on various projects.
  • Develop advanced research skills and gain expertise in military psychology.


  • Stipend to be determined by Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
  • Additional benefits may include health insurance supplement, relocation allowance, and training and travel allowance.


  • Collaborate with DoD agencies and academic partners on research projects.
  • Design research projects, conduct focus groups and interviews, and perform complex analysis.
  • Present findings through briefs, technical reports, conference posters, and empirical manuscripts.


  • Doctoral degree in psychology or clinical psychology, or currently pursuing a degree with an anticipated graduation date of August 31, 2023.
  • One-year experience in behavioral or psychology research desired.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and prioritization skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Physical capabilities: ability to stand for long periods, interact with research volunteers, and travel for data collection or training.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Psychology25%

  • Counseling Psychology21%

  • Clinical Psychology6%

  • Education5%

  • 53 other majors41%

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Silver Spring, MD | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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