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2020 SPSP New Orleans Convention

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Mentoring Events

Student Mentoring Lunch

Friday, Feb 28  |  12:30 - 1:45 PM
Saturday, Feb 29  |  12:30 - 1:45 PM

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.

Undergraduate Mentoring Breakfast

Thursday, Feb 27  |  6:00 - 7:00 PM  |  Empire Ballroom A

Hosted by the Diversity and Climate Committee, this event 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. By invitation only.

GASP Mentoring Lunch

Friday, Feb 28  |  12:30 - 1:45 PM

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.

Early Career Social Hour

Friday, Feb 28  |  5:15 - 7:00 PM  |  Bolden 5

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.

2020 Annual Convention
February 27-29, 2020
New Orleans, LA USA