The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) will launch its convention programming with its annual internship workshop in Honolulu on Tuesday, July 27 at 5 p.m. The workshop will offer students tips on finding a psychology internship and guidance on the application and Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Match process. Participants will receive a free copy of "Internships in Psychology: The APAGS Workbook for Writing Successful Applications and Finding the Right Match" (APA, 2004). Registration costs $25 for APAGS members and $30 for nonmembers. Registration after June 15 is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Presenters include:
Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD, APAGS associate executive director.
Mitchell J. Prinstein, PhD, Yale University.
W. Gregory Keilin, PhD, University of Texas at Austin and APPIC.
Shane J. Lopez, PhD, University of Kansas.
Other APAGS programming and events include:
"Dissertation management: how to avoid becoming an 'ABD,'" Thursday, July 29, 9 a.m. Chair Stuart C. Tentoni, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, joins panelists Doris Johnson S. Browne, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Tara L. Kuther, PhD, Western Connecticut State University; JoAnne Graham, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Cynthia De Vaney Olvey, Argosy University; and Melinda K. Stoops, PhD, Framingham State College.
"Psychology careers," Friday, July 30, 1 p.m. Panelists include chair Christy Balisle, California State University, San Marcos; co-chair Angela Gorzeman, California State University, San Marcos; Le'Roy E. Reese, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Sonia Y. Ruiz, PhD, California State University, San Marcos; Christine R. Guzzardo, PhD; and Anne Marie White, EdD.
"Everything students need to know about licensure and certification," Friday, July 30, 8 a.m. Panelists include chair Thomas J. Vaughn, PhD, Oklahoma Board of Examiners of Psychologists; Emil R. Rodolfa, PhD, University of California, Davis; Barbara Van Horn, PhD, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards; and Ralph E. Packard, PhD, University of Utah.
"Assistant professor applicant? Tips on the job market application process," Friday, July 30, noon. Panelists include chair Patrick R. Bennett, University of Nevada, Reno; co-chair Mitchell J. Prinstein, PhD, Yale University; Matthew K. Nock, PhD, Harvard University; Douglas S. Mennin, PhD, Yale University; and Jill M. Hooley, PhD, Harvard University.
"Creative strategies for building a practice beyond the therapy room," Sunday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m. Panelists are Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD, APAGS associate executive director; Russ Newman, PhD, JD, executive director of APA's Practice Directorate; David W. Nickelson, PsyD, JD, assistant executive director of technology policy and projects in APA's Practice Directorate; and David W. Ballard, PsyD, assistant executive director of corporate relations and business strategy in APA's Practice Directorate.
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