Graduate Students

Dr. Quetsch is seeking hard-working and motivated students with a passion for children and families. Students must have both strong writing and interpersonal skills with a willingness to learn and grow. In particular, students who are interested in learning about evidence-based interventions for families of children with disruptive behaviors, charting innovative paths for implementing and disseminating treatments in community settings, and are excited about finding solutions for treatments for youth on the autism spectrum are encouraged to apply!  

Graduate responsibilities include taking required graduate courses, completing departmental milestones (e.g., thesis, dissertation), providing direct clinical services to families and children, working collaboratively with peers, mentoring undergraduate lab members, conducting research studies, presenting at psychological conferences, and writing peer-reviewed manuscripts.  

Interested students wanting to work with Dr. Quetsch and join the FCI Lab nested within the Department of Psychological Science’s Clinical Psychology program should visit the program website for further information on the application process. You are also encouraged to contact Dr. Quetsch ( or her current students (see FCI Lab Members). Lastly, with questions about Fayetteville (both work and play), please see our About Fayetteville page.  


Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students who are interested in seeking a higher degree in social or medical sciences, want to work with families, gain valuable research experience, and get products (e.g., presentations, publications) to put on their resume should consider joining the FCI Lab. Students who are willing to commit to 2 years in the lab, have a GPA of at least 3.5, and want to learn the ins-and-outs of research will be prioritized. Undergraduate lab members will have the opportunity to conduct an Honors Thesis with Dr. Quetsch and a graduate-level mentor after remaining in the lab for a year, dependent on merit. Opportunities for poster presentations, community outreach activities, data collection, data analysis, and chapter publications will be available. Dr. Quetsch is dedicated to your education, advancement in the field, and attainment of your career goals.