Student and Project Assistantships

One of the main missions of Başkent University, Department of Psychology is improving undergraduate students’ critical, creative, and analytical thinking skills as well as providing future alumni with an environment that will lead them to develop various types of knowledge and skills. Within this context, the department offers undergraduate students course and project assistantships. By virtue of these assistantships, students obtain the opportunity of discovering the backstage of the world of academy/science in addition to the opportunity of moving towards specializing in their area of interest.

Student Assistantship

Aim: To contribute to enhancing successful students’ motivation for learning and to allow students to occupy not only trainee but also trainer position. To put student centered educational model into practice by bringing out cooperation and constructive competition among students. To give students the opportunity of focusing on the subfields they are interested in and thus to enable students to take the first steps towards specialization. To make contribution to students’ personal development.

Applications to student assistantships are made on a voluntary basis. In order to hold the student assistantship of a course, students must
i. be at least in their sophomore year,
ii. have taken the course in their previous semesters and their passing grade must be B+ or higher,
iii. have a CGPA of 3.00 or higher,
iv. be suitable for the other conditions and features designated by the instructor of the course.

Project Assistantships

Aim: To contribute to enhancing successful students’ motivation for learning and to allow students to occupy not only trainee but also trainer position. To put the student-centered educational model into practice by bringing out cooperation and constructive competition among students. To give students the opportunity of focusing on the subfields they are interested in and thus to enable students to take the first steps towards specialization. To make a contribution to students’ personal development.

Applications to project assistantships are made on a voluntary basis. In order to hold the project assistantship of a research project, students must
i. be at least in their sophomore year,
ii. have a CGPA of 3.00 or higher,
iii. be suitable for the other conditions and features designated by the owner of the project.
[Proje Asistanlığına İlişkin İlkeler için lütfen burayı seçiniz.]

 

Applications

 

International studens who wish to apply for either course or project assistanship should send an email to psk@baskent.edu.tr with a statement of purpose and CV. Student and project assistantships are allowed for Erasmus+ students who are visiting Baskent University, Department of Psychology.

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