Quirky Kid win APR position
Quirky Kid® recently applied and won one of the three Australian Postgraduate Research (APR) program intern positions in collaboration with the University of Wollongong and iAccelerate.
The PhD student will complete a paid internship project with Quirky Kid® to assist with the project design and evaluation of The Basecamp® – our multi-award winning anxiety program for kids aged 7 to 12 years.
The application process for the APR.Intern program is competitive requiring a detailed and well-articulated pitch including project background, research to be conducted, expected outcomes, relevance to our organisation and community as well as a project time-frame.
Quirky Kid® are currently working with iAccelerate Researcher in Residence, Prof Sharon Robinson to facilitate this recruitment of the PhD Intern.
This is the second time they’ll work with the University of Wollongong on a research project.
The first research project involved evaluation The Best of Friends® program with the help of Dr Noelene Weatherby-Fell from UOW’s School of Education.
Quirky Kid® is committed to creating evidence-based social and emotional programs to assist young people globally.