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Mentoring Events

Below are the mentoring events for the 2019 SPSP Annual Convention. Click the links to sign up. Note: Students can only register for ONE mentoring lunch.


Student Mentoring Lunch

Do you want to meet an expert in the field for some friendly advice and insight? The mentoring lunch offers 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, February 8, 12:30-1:45 PM

Saturday, February 9, 12:30-1:45 PM

Sign up for a Student Mentoring Lunch


Undergraduate Mentoring Breakfast

The Undergraduate Mentoring Breakfast, hosted by the Diversity and Climate Committee, celebrates this year’s winners of the Diversity Fund Undergraduate Registration Awards. Undergraduate award winners will be paired with past Diversity Fund Graduate Travel Award winners to share tips and, advice on topics related to research, applying to graduate school networking, and professional development. Continental breakfast will be provided for all participants. *This session is by invitation only.*

Friday, February 8, 8:00 - 9:15 AM

GASP Mentoring Lunch 

Co-sponsored by GASP and 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, February 8, 12:30-1:45 PM

Sign up for a GASP Mentoring Lunch



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, February 8, 5:15-6:15 PM

Sign up for the Early Career Happy Hour


2019 Annual Convention
February 7 - 9, 2019
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232, USA