Saturday, 09. November 2019, The NonProfit Center, APAGS on the Road! What You Didn't Learn in School: A Half-Day Workshop

from 09. November 2019 - 8:00 till 13:00

The NonProfit Center

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APAGS on the Road! What You Didn't Learn in School: A Half-Day Workshop for psychology graduate students and ECPs
APA is thrilled to visit Boston and meet grad students and early career psychologists! We have assembled a fast-paced, information-packed half-day of sessions to round out your training with useful skills to thrive in work and life.
Prices: $15 (APA members by 11/8); $20 (Non-members by 11/8). Includes Continental breakfast and networking lunch. The price will be $25 on-site for both members & non-members. Space is limited so reserve your seat today. 
The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students will be in your neighborhood. Several influential speakers will share their knowledge and expertise on a range of topics that impact psychology students. Through engaging panel discussions, breakout sessions, and Q&As, participants will walk away with knowledge and connections to grow in their career path.
A. Arrive between 8:00 and 9:00am
Enjoy coffee and pastries, settle in, browse APA resources, and meet someone new.
B. APA and You 
We will cover APA member resources for graduate students and early career psychologists; leadership development opportunities; where to find mentors and networks; and APA’s strategic focus in the next few years.
C. Choose a 90 minute Career Path Breakout Session

The Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Private Practice  Evaluating when you are ready to take the plunge; planning your first steps; marketing and positioning yourself; securing a location; managing the business side and start-up costs; and more.

Reviewing, Publishing, and Preparing for an Academic Job Search Managing multiple writing projects; becoming a journal reviewer; making use of peer-review; evaluating the right future home for your professorial career; preparing  your applications and job talks; and more.

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D. Take Charge of Your Student Loans 
We will cover APA data about employment, salaries, and student debt; ins and outs of Public Service Loan Forgiveness and other repayment programs; and financial literacy tips in areas such as budgeting, saving, and managing debt.
E. Networking Lunch 
Food will be provided. 
F. Social Media for the Emerging Professional   
Lessons from everyday psychologists making exemplary use of social media; where, why, and how to establish your brand.
G. Adjourn at 1:00pm.

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