Featured Students and Early Career Psychologist Programs

Division 31 is focused on the future of Psychology!

If you want to add an organization or supplement any information about your organization, please email Julie VanDette, MA.

Check your state for a student psychological association or learn what your SPPTA offers.

Don’t have a student organization in your state? Looking for ideas for your organization? Learn how to start a Graduate State Association.

SPTA Students 2005 Reports on Membership Benefits

California Psychological Association of Graduate Students

Benefits of membership include:

  • The CPAGS Listserv®:  Supportive network for students to have questions answered as well as obtain information on employment and internship opportunities, and professional mentoring

  • Separate On-Line Student newsletter

  • The California Psychologist: CPA’s monthly magazine

  • Special interest division memberships at a reduced-rate

  • Scholarship Opportunities

  • Discounted/Free admission to CPA Convention and Workshops

  • Student opportunities to participate in legislative advocacy efforts

Illinois Psychological Association of Graduate Students

Benefits of membership include:

  • Website with student resources on training, professional development, education, and more!

  • A subscription to “Graduate Quarterly” a newsletter specifically dedicated to the interests of students

  • Networking opportunities

  • Workshops regarding student topics such as, “Making a Living and Having a Life.”

  • Members receive “The Illinois Psychologist” newsletter 

Kentucky Psychological Association of Graduate Students 

Over 400 student members
Winner of APAGS 2005 Award for an Outstanding State, Provincial, and Territorial Association (SPTA) of the Year

Benefits of membership include:

  • In-Depth Interactive Website with articles on internships, dissertation, and self-care
    Publication Opportunities in Newsletter

  • Separate On-Line Student newsletter

  • "The Kentucky Psychologist": KPA’s monthly magazine

  • Volunteer prospects such as the innovative Heads Up Kentucky! Project

  • Scholarship Opportunities

  • Discounted/Free admission to Convention and Workshops

  • Undergraduates join for free!

Maryland Psychological Association of Graduate Students

Benefits of membership include:

  • Access to student website and Listserv®

  • Subscription to the newsletter, “The Maryland Psychologist”

  • Opportunities for publication, including a section in the TMP devoted to student interests

  • Monthly student seminars and workshop

  • Leadership opportunities including student members on each MPA committee

  • Research projects with MPA members and committees

  • Annual day long student convention

  • Student involvement in legislative advocacy

  • Mentoring program with CV review and mock interviewing

  • Discounted fees for MPA workshops

New York State Psychological Association – Organization of Future Psychologists

Benefits of membership include:

  • Website with student resources on training, volunteer opportunities, and internships

  • Graduate newsletter, “Upstart”

  • Opportunities to engage in research and present poster at NYSPA Conference

  • Mentoring Program

Ohio Psychological Association of Graduate Students

Over 300 members
During the 2002-03 year, OPAGS received national recognition as the Outstanding State Provincial Student Organization

Benefits of membership include:

  • Subscription to The Ohio Psychologist and Ohio Psychologist Review

  • Discounts to workshops and conferences

  • Advocacy and input in OPA matters

  • Leadership opportunities including committee members and campus representatives

  • A day long workshop specifically for graduate students

  • Student resources on website

  • Poster presentations and publication opportunities

Pennsylvania Psychological Association of Graduate Students

Benefits of membership include:

  • Access to members-only website with student resources

  • Student poster presentations and publications

  • Student focused seminars and workshops

  • Networking and committee membership opportunities

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Questions

Contact Division 31's S/ECP Board Member and Representative to APAGS Julie VanDette, MA.