Workshops

Internal PBS Workshops

We offer several informational workshops every semester; topics include career planning, internships, study abroad, graduate school, and more.

Please see the Advising Center (Tobin 501) to confirm locations.

Senior Meetings: Recording Provided

Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:00pm

If you are planning to graduate next February or May of 2021, you should attend a Senior Meeting.  Prof. Tammy Rahhal will be providing you with information related to your Psychology graduation requirements and will discuss opportunities for your last semester, career exploration and graduate school.  You will have a chance to review your SPIRE ARR with an advisor individually, after the meeting concludes to make sure you are on track to graduate!

Internship Overview: Recording Provided

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:00pm

Are you thinking of pursuing an internship during the winter or spring? Watch this session to hear Drs. Erik Cheries & Carolyn Davies (general Internship Coordinators in PBS) describe how to find an internship, complete the necessary paperwork, and receive course credit toward your Psychology major while gaining hands-on experience.

Making the most of your major: Opportunities for the psychology major: Recording Provided

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 4:00pm

Have you wondered about doing a research or teaching assistantship?  Securing an internship?  Joining a psychology club?  Applying for the developmental disabilities program?   During this workshop, Professor Tammy Rahhal will discuss these opportunities in the major and more!  She will also review important degree requirements, and departmental resources that will enhance your major experience.


 

External Workshops

These workshops are opportunities for students to speak to recruiting companies about employment. You should also check with Career Services, since they offer several career fairs including the "Career Blast" which is the largest on-campus career fair in western Massachusetts. Over 130 employers who have internships, co-ops, or full-time positions will be there. Open to all-level students. Professional dress is expected.

Webinars on Graduate Programs in Psychology at William James College

Friday, October 2, 2020 9:00am

William James offers a variety of free webinars for students interested in exploring graduate programs in psychology.
William James College prepares students for careers in behavioral health and leadership.  Emphasizing experiential education we attract developing professionals eager to become leaders and to advance mental health care.
For More Information Visit: https://www.williamjames.edu/admissions/learn-more/events.cfm

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Mitch Prinstein's Resources for Graduate School

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:15am

Mitch Prinstein is the John Van Seters Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and accepts doctoral students from both the Clinical Psychology Program and the Developmental Psychology Program. Mitch’s research uses a developmental psychopathology framework to understand how adolescents’ interpersonal experiences, particularly among peers, are associated with depression, self-injury, and health risk behaviors.  Mitch’s work examines: