Highlights for Students
The 2013 APA Annual Convention gives you more… more than a few sessions, more than a few connections, more than just an ordinary meeting. It’s an investment in your studies, your career and your future!
More than just a few sessions…
- Five days, nearly 1,300 sessions, covering new findings in virtually every subfield of psychology.
- Student-focused programming on topics such as internship interview skills, navigating the peer-review process and getting published.
- Full access to the exhibit hall, including on-the-spot interviews in Employer’s Row and the opportunity to participate in the on-site career fair, PsycCareers LIVE.
More than just a few connections…
- Meet internship directors, top scientists and other psychologists at dozens of social hours and special events.
- Network with the field’s future leaders at the American Psychological Association of Graduate Student’s 25th anniversary beach party.
- Make new friends and reconnect with old ones.
More than just working and learning…
- Sessions end at 2:00 p.m. each afternoon so there will be plenty of time for you to enjoy and explore the world-famous beaches, culinary delights and the rich cultural history of Oahu
- It’s the perfect learning-vacation—take your spring break in the summer in Hawai’i!
Register and Win!
Register today and be automatically entered to win a FREE trip to the 2014 APA Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. (includes registration fee, airfare and hotel for 3 nights/4 days). Log in using your APA User ID and password to access the convention registration page. Be sure to enter the convention code CM005 on the online registration form. Make your hotel reservation now at the official APA discount rates.
Also check out Strategies to Save, cost-saving tips to help with saving money on travel and lodging, dining, and more.
“Attending convention has allowed me to reconnect with friends working in various parts of the country, meet new friends who are working in similar practice areas, and enrich and rejuvenate my passion in psychology. It’s five days packed with stimulation that provides fuel for the year to come.”
Andrea Z. Nael
Student Affiliate Since 2008
Other Convention Highlights
The APA Exhibit Hall
Experience the largest exhibition of psychological products, research materials, publishers and more!
APA “Kids’ Place”
This kid-friendly room, located in the convention center, will offer comfortable seating for parents and an entertainment/play area for children featuring storytelling, movie time, face painting, video games for older children and more. The room will be open Wednesday through Saturday. Please note that children must be accompanied by a parent at all times.
APA Island Luau
Friday, Aug. 2, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
(Purchase as an add-on event when you register online for convention.)
Sample traditional Hawaiian food, enjoy Hawaiian entertainment, and relax with your colleagues, friends, and family under the stars.
Connect with employers through PsycCareers LIVE, a new on-site job fair. Beginning June 1, search jobs and schedule on-site interviews in advance of the meeting.
Back by popular demand, early career psychologists and graduate students can interact and connect with an impressive lineup of experienced and distinguished psychologists. This event is free, but space is limited. Register for this event when you register online for convention.
Start Making Your Convention Connections Now!
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