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FALL 2018 EVENTS – Check back in early September for our Fall event line-up



This semester the Department of Psychology is offering a variety of programming for students.  We encourage you to register and put these dates on your calendar!  Continue to scroll down for details on these events or visit > Undergraduate Program > Events.

  • Interviewing Workshop
  • Recent Alumni Panel
  • Resume Workshop
  • Research Fair
  • Applying to Graduate School (JOIN US ONLINE)
  • Psychology Student-Alumni Networking Event



Interviews Don’t Have to Be Scary: Landing a job in healthcare, behavioral health, and clinical research
Tuesday, Feb. 13th   12:00-1:00pm  
Psychology Building, Room 338 (Berkowitz Room)

The #1 skill you need for a successful interview is confidence. With just a little planning and practice, you’ll be on the right track. Attend this workshop to learn how to anticipate likely questions, and to practice & prepare effectively.   Presented by SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science

Psychology Recent Alumni Panel 
Wednesday, Feb. 21st   5:15-6:30pm  
Psychology Building, Room 338 (Berkowitz Room)

Come hear from several recent alumni about their experiences graduating, the job search, struggles, achievements, tips, and anything else you want to hear about!  Each panelist will discuss their experience and time will be available to have your questions answered.  Pizza will be provided for all attendees.

Applying to Graduate School Webinar 
Friday, March 2nd   12pm-1:30pm 
Webinar Session

In this session we will cover what you should be thinking about NOW to prepare yourself for the graduate school application process in the Fall term. We will cover finding the right program, making contact with programs, letters of recommendation, application essays, GRE, and application timelines.

Make Your Resume POP
Tuesday, March 6th  12-1:00pm
Psychology Building, Room 338 (Berkowitz Room)

You probably have a bunch of skills and experiences that’ll help you land a job, internship or research position. But how do you fit all that onto a resume so you stand out?  Don’t miss out on some of the best tips from our resume experts.  Oh…and don’t forget to bring a draft of your resume.  Presented by SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science

Research Fair 
Wednesday, March 14th  2-5pm
Psychology Building, Room 338 (Berkowitz)

Come chat with psychology research lab representatives about their current research, what it means to be an undergraduate research assistant, how to apply to labs, doing research for credit, tips for interested students, recommendations, etc.  Multiple labs will be available throughout the fair.

Psychology Student-Alumni Networking Event
Thursday, April 12th   5:30-8:15pm
Mendota Room, DeJope Hall

This spring, the Department of Psychology is hosting its 10th Annual Student-Alumni Networking Dinner! During this event between 25 and 30 different alumni from a variety of career paths (law, counseling, clinical, social work, event planning, researchers and human resources, etc) will meet with students and discuss their career fields with you. This dinner is a great opportunity to find out about different fields, ask questions, and get recommendations on what you can be doing now to move towards your career of interest. And… if you’re unsure of what you want to do, talk with a variety of alumni and start narrowing your options! Students of any level and year are welcome and encouraged to attend!  As students indicate who they would like to meet with registration for this session will not open until March.  Watch your emails for more information.  This event includes a dinner, and has a $5 fee.  If the fee creates a hardship for you please let me know.

Looking for other Career Events?
For more information on career events happening around campus go to: for a full calendar listing!

If you have any questions about any of these events, please contact Stephanie Osborn at