Work With Us

We are a dynamic and diverse group of scientists conducting interdisciplinary developmental research among youth and families. If you are interested in working with us, please see opportunities below!

Graduate Students 

Positions currently full.

Students interested in exploring neurocognitive and socioemotional mechanisms underlying the associations between early adversity and adolescent resilience will best fit the scope of ongoing and future studies in the lab. Dr. Oshri specifically encourages applications from individuals from under-represented groups in science.

If you are an interested prospective student, please feel free to email Dr. Oshri ( to introduce yourself and share your research interests. It is also helpful to include a copy of your CV with your email. We look forward to hearing from you!

Undergraduate Research Assistants

We are currently accepting applications for positions beginning in Summer/Fall of 2023.

Undergraduate volunteers are welcomed as important, valued members of the YDI community. No prior research experience is necessary to join us! To help you get the most out of your research experience and training, we do request multiple semester commitments whenever possible. If you’re interested in joining YDI as a volunteer assistant, please fill out our Undergraduate Research Application so we can learn more about you. Our lab coordinator will get in touch about YDI opportunities soon after you complete the form.

YDI Undergraduate Research Application