University of Wisconsin–Madison

Events

The Department of Psychology offers a variety of events and programming for students.

FALL 2019 events:

  • Welcome: Back to Brogden
  • School Psychology Information Session (hosted by SuccessWorks)
  • Careers in Mental Health (hosted by SuccessWorks)
  • Student-Alumni Networking Dinner
  • Lunch & Learn: Professor Emily Ward
  • Career Options for Psychology Majors (hosted at the Career Exploration Center)

REGISTER HERE

 

Welcome: Back to Brogden
Tuesday September 10th
9am-11am
First floor lobby, Brogden

Join us to welcome everyone back to Brogden Psychology Building!  Get a FREE donut and learn about academic advising services in the Department of Psychology.

Careers in School Psychology (hosted by SuccessWorks)
Tuesday September 24th
6:15-7:15 pm
Rm 338 Psychology (Berkowitz room)

Are you considering School Psychology as a career? Do you like working with kids? Do you want to learn more about what you should be doing now to improve your chances of admission and test out the field?

This session will cover what a career in School Psychology looks like, the difference between a PhD and EdS, prerequisite coursework, recommended coursework, and experiences you should be working towards now. Whether you know this is the field you want to enter or are just considering it, this session will provide you with a lot of helpful information.

Careers in Mental Health (hosted by SuccessWorks)
Friday October 4th 
12:30pm-2pm
Room 107 Psychology

Find out about different graduate school/career options and start thinking about which direction fits you best. This session will provide information on what it is like to study in graduate programs and fields in the helping professions such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, and Rehabilitation Psychology.

Student-Alumni Networking Dinner
Thursday October 17th
5:30pm-8:30pm
Memorial Union

Undergraduate students are invited to REGISTER for this exciting annual event. Over 30 alumni of the Psychology department participate and offer career insights to current UW Psychology students. 

Lunch & Learn: Professor Emily Ward
Tuesday October 29th
12:15pm-1pm
Berkowitz room (338 Psychology)

Undergraduate students are invited learn from Psychology’s newest faculty member, Professor Emily Ward. Lunch provided. 

Career Options for Psychology Majors
Tuesday November 5th
4-5:30 p.m.
Career Exploration Center, 114 Ingraham Hall 

Are you considering psychology as a major and/or want to be in a profession that involves helping people? Are you interested in careers beyond being a counselor or psychologist and wondering what you can still do to help others? If you said yes to these questions, this meet up is for you! Stop by and chat with career experts to learn what other options you can explore, find out ways to gain experience, and learn about resources to utilize to get started. Come and go as your schedule allows, no RSVP needed.