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Chelsea Derlan, Ph.D., and four members of the EMPOWER Youth Lab [View Image]

Are you interested in becoming part of our lab? We have opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Undergraduate Students

We are accepting applications for undergraduate research assistants. To apply, complete the application and email it to Dr. Derlan at

Graduate Students

Dr. Derlan is accepting applications from prospective students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in developmental psychology. The deadline to apply is December 1. Please email Dr. Derlan at for more information.

Learn more about the developmental psychology doctoral program at VCU.

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