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Prospective Students

Why join the DTXL?

Interested in depression treatment research? We are often looking for students to join our team. Check out the FAQ below to learn more about current opportunities to join our lab and how to apply.

Undergraduate Students

Is the Depression Treatment Lab currently recruiting undergraduate research assistants (RAs)?
No, the DTX Lab is not currently recruiting undergraduate research assistants. Please check back with us at a later time. 

Graduate Students

Is the DTXL currently recruiting graduate students?
Yes, Dr. Ezawa is planning to recruit a graduate student to begin Fall 2024. 

How do I apply?
If you are interested in applying, please apply through the USC Office of Graduate Admission. General information regarding the admissions process can be found here whereas more specific information regarding the clinical science program admissions process can be found here.

How do I know if I am a good fit for the DTXL?
The ideal applicant for our lab is one who has a passion for clinical research, interest in psychotherapy process for mood disorders, a collaborative and productive work ethic, independent research experience, and a strong academic record.

What research projects is the DTXL currently working on?

You can learn more about our current research projects here. Graduate students in our lab will have opportunities to join current projects as well as design their own studies. 

Can we meet to discuss potential research interests?

If you apply to our program and are selected by the admissions committee, you will be invited for an interview at which point you will have the opportunity to meet with Dr. Ezawa as well as other faculty and students in the program. If you have any questions about our lab prior to applying, Dr. Ezawa will be happy to answer them via email.

Postbaccalaureate Researchers

Is the DTXL currently recruiting postbac researchers?

The lab is not currently recruiting postbac research assistants.

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