Contact Us

The DevTech Research Group is located in
the Eliot-Pearson Dept. of Child Study & Human Development.
Director: Prof. Marina Umaschi Bers, PhD
Lab Manager: Jessica Blake-West  
DevTech Email: 
DevTech Phone Number: 617-627-3396

The DevTech Lab is located at Room #130 in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University, 105 College Ave in Medford, MA 02155.

Tufts Students

Internship Opportunities

DevTech Research Group is no longer accepting interns for Spring or Summer 2022.

If you are interested in still being involved with our studies, please reach out to our DoEd Project Coordinator, Parastu Dubash at, to inquire about Assessement Team positions.

High School Students

Thank you for your interest in the DevTech Internship! We love to have motivated high school students intern with us and we can offer letters of recommendation for college. As a DevTech intern you will be able to work on projects that will promote the use of coding and robotics for young children’s learning in different contexts. If you want to learn more about our research, please check out our website We are currently conducting interdisciplinary research that integrates learning technologies, such as KIBO and ScratchJr, with neuroscience, linguistics, and socio-emotional learning. If interested, please contact

Finding Eliot-Pearson Building

If you’re taking the T: You can either take the Red line to Davis Square and take the 94 bus to College Ave @ Boston Ave, or the Green line to Lechmere and take the 80 bus to College Ave @ Boston Ave.

If you’re driving: Follow these directions to the Eliot-Pearson Building.  If you need parking: For cars, there is $8/day all day parking at the cousins Gym Parking Lot at 360 College Ave, Medford. You can also find card-or-cash metered spots on College Ave (these can be paid hourly, or for $5 you can park all day until midnight). For bikes, there is a free bike rack located outside the front entrance to the building.

Finding the DevTech Lab: When you walk into the Eliot-Pearson building, go through the glass double-door entrance. Go straight through another set of double red doors that leads to a hallway, then walk through a third set of double doors and take a left past the vending machines.  We are located inside of Room#129. There will be signs posted to help you find our lab, which is Room #130.