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Career Snapshot: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Career Snapshot: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
with Amy Huber, BS ’15 Psychology, MS Industrial/Organizational and Social Psychology

One Psychology alumnus will share their career journey and tips for entering the field, Q&A session to follow. Webinar details are below:

Thursday, March 24

Presenter Bio:

Amy is a Senior Talent Consultant with Pinsight, an HR technology platform offering leadership simulations and advanced talent analytics. With a Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Illinois State University, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, she enables HR leaders for success by providing expertise on how to leverage assessments for selection, development, and succession planning.

Currently, Amy works with mid-size, enterprise and Fortune 500 organizations across industries such as private equity, health care, technology, and manufacturing, to configure and implement leadership simulations as part of their assessment strategies. She also facilitates development workshops to help frontline and mid-level leaders understand assessments results and grow their leadership skills.

In her early career, Amy has led validation studies to develop predictive hiring algorithms, moderated employee focus groups to gather feedback around organizational policies, and analyzed engagement survey results to share key themes with executives.

Amy has presented research at The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) annual conferences and will be a panelist in the upcoming 2022 SIOP Conference. She is also the College Relations Chair on the Board of Directors for the Northern Colorado Human Resource Association.

Psychology STaRS (Student Thesis and Research Showcase)

Psychology STaRS
Thursday, April 28

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Psychology is hosting a virtual undergraduate Student Thesis and Research Showcase (STaRS) this Spring on Thursday, April 28 at 4pm. This showcase will provide an opportunity for current thesis students to present their research to peers, faculty, staff, alumni, family, and friends.  All are invited and welcome to attend. 

View photos from the event in our Google Photo Album.  

Undergraduate Awards Reception

On Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Varsity Hall, Union South, from 6-7:30 pm the Department of Psychology invites undergraduate student award recipients, faculty and staff, family and friends, donors and alumni to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of our outstanding undergraduates. All students who received a Psychology departmental award in the 2021-2022 academic year are invited to attend. RSVP required.

Prior to the Awards Reception, the Department of Psychology invites students and their guests to attend the Psychology Student Thesis and Research Showcase (STaRS) event from 4-5:30pm in Varsity Hall I.

View photos from the event in our Focal Flame Album. Use the password: psychbackdrop

Psychology's Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to our students graduating December 2021, May 2022, and August 2022!  We’re grateful to have been part of your journey and look forward to celebrating your accomplishments!

Psychology’s Graduation Celebration will take place on Saturday, May 14th, from 9am-11am at the Brogden Psychology Building. Invitations with additional event details will be sent to students who have applied to graduate in March.

View photos from the Psychology’s 2022 Graduation Reception

Information regarding the College of Letters and Science Commencement Experience can be found at Information regarding the ALL-CAMPUS UW Commencement ceremony can be found at

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