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Mentoring Events

Sign-ups for the below mentoring events at the 2017 SPSP Annual Convention have closed. Please visit the room listed below at the start of each event and check in with the organizers to see if there are any remaining seats available.

Student Mentoring Lunch

Do you want to meet an expert in the field for some friendly advice and insight? The mentoring lunch offers graduate students an informal opportunity to discuss their research interests and career development with an established professional in the field. As in previous years, the mentoring lunch will be held during the lunchtime poster session on both Friday and Saturday, providing approximately 400 students an opportunity to meet an expert to discuss a variety of topics in psychology.

Friday, 12:15 - 1:30 PM
Saturday, 12:15 - 1:30 PM
Room 212

GASP Mentoring Lunch 

Co-sponsored by the SPSP Diversity and Climate Committee, this event features volunteer faculty mentors hosting small group discussions of research and professional issues, including LGBT issues in the academic job market, positioning LGBT research for publication, obtaining funding for research on sexual-minority populations, and other diversity and professional development topics. 

Friday, 12:15 - 1:30 PM
Room 213

Early Career Happy Hour

What do you get when you combine a little information, a lot of experience and a dash of fun? Early Career Happy Hour! Connect with fellow early career members and talk with mentors during a happy hour session at the SPSP convention. All attendees must have received their PhD. 

Friday, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Room 213

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