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Undergraduate Workshops & Events

2022-2023 Workshops

 

Upcoming FA22 Events:

 

 

Past Events: 

Common Application Information Session (Virtual)

Date: Monday, October 24th from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Interested in working in a research lab with Psychology faculty? Learn from two Psychology faculty members about what they look for in candidates, best practices of communicating with faculty members and details about the common application. This event is eligible to apply towards the Co-Curricular Record Certification in Exploring Psychology Careers.

Diversifying Psychology Event (Virtual)

Date: Thursday, October. 27th & Friday October 28th

This event hosted by the UC San Diego Psychology Graduate students will provide critical information and workshops for current undergraduates, especially underrepresented minority (URM) students, who are preparing to apply to graduate school. More information for this event, including the schedule for each day and the link for registration, can be found on this website. Registration closes Monday, October 24th. This event is eligible to apply towards the Co-Curricular Record Certification in Exploring Psychology Careers.

 

Study Abroad with Psychology!

Date: Tuesday, October 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST

Details: Zoom information session discussing all the possibilities and protocols to study abroad as a Psychology major. The agenda will be as follows, a member from the Study Abroad office will discuss first steps to study abroad and a variety of study abroad opportunities, Professor Stephan Anagnostaras will discuss his Global Seminar Psychology courses, and an advisor from Psychology will also highlight the steps you need to adhere to when petitioning courses to count for your major abroad. We want to support your global education and this session helps you explore your options to go abroad and stay on track with your degree!

Pre-Health Transfer Student Transition Seminar

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 27 6:00-7:30 PM (Virtual)

Details: All new transfer or non-traditional students, the Pre-Health Transfer Student Transition Seminar is for you! Join Health Beat for a virtual seminar to welcome you to UC San Diego and help you navigate your way to your desired health profession. Health Beat is the Pre-Health professions advisement program through the Career Center. This seminar helps all transfer students learn tips to help maximize their two years and develop a strategic plan in order to be more competitive as applicants. 

*This event is eligible to apply towards the Co-Curricular Record Certification in Exploring Psychology Careers.

 

SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Details: September, 23rd from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PST 

2021-2022 Workshops

Fall 2021 Workshops

(fully online Zoom webinar sessions; click on the workshop name to register)
  • Pathways to PhD 

    • October 28, 6:30pm PST
    • During the group panelist discussion, graduate students— from Experimental Psychology, Neuroscience, and Clinical Psychology— will discuss why they chose to pursue a PhD, how to prepare a strong graduate school application, how to choose a program/lab, and what life is like in graduate school. We will also hold breakout-rooms by area for students to ask more specific questions about our panelists' experiences, such as being an international or URM student. If you are interested in graduate school, attend Pathways to PhD!

2020-2021 Workshops

Spring 2021Workshops

(fully online Zoom webinar sessions; click on the workshop name to register)
  •  Alumni 101: Should You Go to Graduate School? Or Not?

    • April 27, 5:00pm PST
    • Wanting to explore whether or not pursuing graduate school is the right next step for you? Join us for a short talk about ways to research Masters and Doctoral Programs in Psychology, letters of recommendation and the application process, and a panel discussion with Psychology alumni who offer their perspectives and real-world advice that may help you think before you leap into graduate school.
  • Maximizing Your Next Year: Psychology Edition 

    • April 29, 3:00pm PST
    • The Triton Transfer Hub and the Psychology Department collaborate to discuss resources for transfer students. Need a roadmap specific to your major? Not sure what your next step should be to reach your goals? Join us and learn how to make the most of your next year at UC San Diego. 

Winter 2021 Workshops

(fully online Zoom webinar sessions; click on the workshop name to register)
  • Alumni 101: Careers and a Balanced Life – Psychology in Action

    • January 20, 5:00pm PST 
    • Join us for an Alumni 101 discussion around wellness, work life balance and career boundaries. Learn how Psychology alumni navigate these challenges in various careers.
  • Career Exploration & Psychology Majors

    • February 2, 4:30pm PST 
    • Want to talk about how you can apply your Psychology degree to your career interests? Join the Psychology Undergraduate Advisors and a representative from the Career Center for a collaborative discussion about Psychology majors, degree planning, careers, course options, exploring your strengths and more. You'll have a chance to speak with both Undergraduate Advisors and the Career Center together to help you plan for your future. 
  • Alumni 101: How do I Find and Get a Psychology Internship?

    • February 18, 5:00pm PST 
    • Learn valuable tips and strategies from Psychology alumni and career advisors that will help prepare you to identify internship and job opportunities and explore interesting career paths. We will discuss the benefits of professional networking, gaining valuable work or research experience and how to leverage resources, virtually, to find the best opportunities.

Fall 2020 Workshops 

(fully online Zoom webinar sessions; click on the workshop name to register)
  • Psychology Transfer Mentee Program

    • DEADLINE to sign-up: September 25, 11:59pm
  • Welcome to the Cross-Cultural Center! 

    • September 28, 2:00-3:00pm  
    • Interested in learning about social justice education? Join us as we Welcome You to the Cross-Cultural Center, your home for cultivating community. Register to our event here tinyurl.com/ccc20welcome. For info and accommodations email cccenter@ucsd.edu. 
  • Social Justice 101 with The Cross-Cultural Center 

    • September 29, 1:00pm 
    • This workshop is an overview of the 5Ps of a social justice framework: Power, Position, Privilege, Perception, and Process. Participants learn ways these concepts are connected to our intersecting identities and their impact on social in/equity, diversity, inclusion, and representation. Identities include and are not limited to ability, age, class, gender, gender identity, immigration status, sexuality, or spirituality. Register here tinyurl.com/cccsj101. For more information and accommodations email cccenter@ucsd.edu
  • Academic Achievement Hub’s Beginning of Online Tutoring Hours

    • October 5
    • Tutoring is offered for Math (MATH 2, 3C, 4C, 10A-C, 18, 20A-E), Chemistry (CHEM 6A-C, 40A-C), Physics (PHYS 1A-C, 2A-C), Biology (BIBC 102, BILD 1 and 3, BIMM 100), Economics (ECON 1 and 3), Statistics (MATH 11, POLI 30D, PSYC 60)
  • Psi Chi’s 1st GBM of Fall Quarter 

    • October 8, 6:30pm PST 
  • Psi Chi’s Virtual Transfer Mixer

    • October 8, 7:30pm PST
  • Psychology Honors Information Session

    • October 20, 5:00pm PST
    • Are you considering graduate school or a professional program? Are you interested in conducting original research? If so, you should consider applying to the Psychology Honors Program. This program prepares you to work on your own research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Attend our Psychology Honors Information Session to learn more!
  • Psychology Study Abroad Virtual Info Session

    • October 22, 5:00pm PST
    • Learn about study abroad options for Psychology majors and minors!
  • Alumni 101: Networking During a Pandemic: A Critical Skill for Your Career Search

    • October 28, 12:00pm PST 
    • Building relationships and networking during turbulent times can be challenging. Meet Psychology alumni who have been in your shoes and learn from their experiences. Discover ways to network effectively and how your UC San Diego alumni network can be leveraged to help you in your career.
  • Pathways to PhD 

    • November 4, 5:00pm PST
    • During this event, we invite Graduate students to meet and present to a group of Undergraduate students who are hoping to apply to graduate school in Experimental Psychology, Neuroscience, and Clinical Psychology. We will be having a group panelist discussion for the first hour on how our panelists chose to pursue a PhD, preparing for a strong graduate school application, how to choose which labs/programs, and what life is like in graduate school. Then, we will get into small breakout-rooms to have a chance to ask more specific questions about our panelists' experiences. If you are interested in graduate school, attend Pathways to PhD! 
  • Alumni 101: Alternative Careers for Psychology Majors 

    • November 19, 5:00pm PST 
    • Not all Psychology degree holders work in positions where “Psychology” is part of their job title. Meet Psychology alumni and hear about the diverse career paths they have taken and how psychology can serve as a foundation for a variety of careers.

2019-2020 Workshops

Spring 2020 Workshops

(fully online Zoom webinar sessions; click on the workshop name to register)

Winter 2020 Workshops

  • Psychology Department Orientation

    • Friday, January 10 (10-11:30 am, Mandler 3545)
  • Computational Social Science Info Sessions

    • Wednesday, January 8 (1-1:50 pm, Mandler 1539)
    • Thursday, January 16 (2-2:50 pm, Mandler 1539)
    • Wednesday, January 22 (3-3:50 pm, Mandler 1539)
    • Friday, January 31 (9-9:50 am, Mandler 1539)
  • Global Seminars Info Sessions

    • Please note that the Florence and Barcelona Global Seminars are now full.
    • Ireland's Silicon Valley sessions:
      • Monday, January 13 (5-6:30 pm, Study Abroad Dance Hall)
      • Thursday, February 20 (3:30-5 pm, Study Abroad Dance Hall)
  • Group Advising Sessions

    • Please note that you MUST register for group advising sessions in order to attend.  There are a limited number of spaces available for group advising.
    • Friday, January 31 (2-3 pm, Mandler 1539)
    • Friday, February 7 (9-10 am, Mandler 1539)
    • Friday, February 14 (10-11 am, Mandler 1539)
  • Alumni 101

    • Tuesday, February 25 (5-6:30 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • The Ins and Outs of Graduate School

    • Wednesday, January 29 (2:30-3:30 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Experiential Learning with the Academic Internship Program

    • Thursday, February 13 (2:30-3:30 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • One-on-One Career Coaching (Walk-Ins at the Career Center)

    • Friday, February 7 (10-11 am, UC San Diego Career Center)
    • Friday, February 28 (10-11 am, UC San Diego Career Center)
    • Friday, March 6 (10-11 am, UC San Diego Career Center) 

Fall 2019 Workshops

(updated 10/03/19)

  • Psychology Department Orientations

    • Tuesday, September 24, 1-2:30 pm (Peterson 110)
    • Wednesday, September 25, 9-10:30 am (Peterson 110)
    • Friday, September 27, 9:30-11 am (McGill 1350)
    • **NEW** Wednesday, October 9, 10-11:30 am (McGill 1350)
  • Psychology Honors Information Sessions

    • Thursday, November 7, 11-11:45 am (Mandler 1539)
    • Friday, November 8, 11-11:45 am (Mandler 1539)
    • Wednesday, November 20, 9-9:45 am (Mandler 1539)
  • Alumni 101 Workshops

    • Networking: A Critical Skill for Your Career Search
      Tuesday, October 22, 5-6:30 pm (Mandler 3545)
    • Interviewing: What's it Really Like?
      Tuesday, November 19, 5-6:30 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Computational Social Science Minor Info Sessions

    • Wednesday, October 23, 10-10:50 am (Mandler 3545)
    • Friday, November 1, 1-1:50 pm (McGill 1350)
    • Tuesday, November 5, 3-3:50 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Global Seminars Info Sessions

    • Psychopharmacology in Florence
      (Summer Session 1, for Psychology BA and BS and Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience majors)
      • Wednesday, October 23, 3-4:30 pm (Study Abroad Event Space)
      • Monday, November 18, 3-4:30 pm (Study Abroad Event Space)
    • Ireland's Silicon Valley
      (Summer Session 2, for Business Psychology majors)
      • Monday, October 28, 5-6:30 pm (Study Abroad Event Space)
      • Thursday, November 14, 3:30-5 pm (Student Center B Large Conference Rm)
    • Social Cognition and Drugs in Barcelona
      (Summer Session 1, for Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience majors)
      • Tuesday, October 8, 3:30-5 pm (Study Abroad Event Space)
      • Thursday, November 14, 3:30-5 pm (Study Abroad Event Space)
  • Study Abroad for Psychology Students

    • Wednesday, October 30, 2-2:50 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Pathways to PhDs

    • Wednesday, October 30, 6-8:30 pm (Multipurpose Room, Student Services Center)

2018-2019 Workshops

Spring 2019 Workshops

(updated 04/29/19)

  • Medical School Application Clinic (sponsored by the Career Center; register at medappclinic.eventbrite.com)
    • Saturday, April 6, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (Great Hall)
  • Mental Health Career Fair & Educational Day (sponsored by UC San Diego Psychiatry; register at bit.ly/2Ytxvhu)
    • Sunday, April 14, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Doubletree Mission Valley)
  • Experiential Learning with the Academic Internship Program
    • Tuesday, April 16, 2:00-3:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference and Graduate School Fair (sponsored by UC San Diego Psi Chi; register at bit.ly/ucsdpsycURC19)
    • Saturday, April 20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (The Forum in Price Center)
  • Clinical Psychology Graduate School Workshop
    • Thursday, April 25, 1-2:30 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Study Abroad for Psychology Students Workshop
    • Wednesday, May 1, 10-11am (Mandler 3545)
  • Alumni 101 - Navigating My Career Journey (Without a Map)
    • Tuesday, May 7, 5-6:30 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Alumni 101 - Networking Part 2: The Elevator Pitch
    • Tuesday, May 14, 5-6:30 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Spring Honors Information Session
    • Wednesday, May 15, 9-9:45 am (Mandler 1507)
  • Careers in Mind 2019
    • Saturday, May 18, 1-6:00 pm (Career Center)
  • Psychology Senior Send-Off 2019
    • Wednesday, May 29, 1:30-3:30 pm (Sun God Lawn)
  • Psychology Honors Poster Session 2019
    • Wednesday, June 5, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm (Huerta/Vera Cruz Room)

Winter 2019 Workshops

  • How to Study Less and Remember More
    • Wednesday, January 23, 3:00-4:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Getting Involved in Research
    • Wednesday, February 6, 2:00-3:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Experiential Learning with the Academic Internship Program
    • Friday, February 15, 1:00-2:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • The Ins and Outs of Graduate School
    • Wednesday, February 27, 3:30-4:30 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Alumni 101 Workshop Series
    • Networking: A Critical Skill for Your Career Search
      • January 30, 5:30-7:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
    • Interviewing: What's it Really Like?
      • February 13, 5:30-7:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
    • Psychology Majors in Other Fields
      • February 27, 5:30-7:00 pm (Mandler 3545)
  • Global Seminars Information Sessions
    In the Study Abroad Dance Hall
    • Tuesday, January 15, 5:00-6:30 pm - Psychopharmacology in Florence
    • Tuesday, January 22, 5:00-6:30 pm - The Origins of the Mind
    • Thursday, January 24, 3:30-5:00 pm - Ireland's Silicon Valley
    • Wednesday, January 30, 3:30-5:00 pm - Psychopharmacology in Florence
    • Wednesday, February 6, 3:00-4:30 pm - Social Cognition & Drugs in Australia
    • ***NEW DATE*** Tuesday, February 12, 5:00-6:30 pm - The Origins of the Mind
    • Tuesday, February 26, 5:00-6:30 pm - Ireland's Silicon Valley
    • Thursday, February 28, 5:00-6:30 pm - Social Cognition and Drugs in Australia

 

Fall 2018 Workshops

  • Psychology Department Orientations
    • Tuesday, September 25, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (CSB 001)
    • JUST ADDED: Wednesday, September 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am (McGill 1350)
    • Friday, September 28, 9:00 am - 10:30 am (McGill 1350)
  • How to Study Less and Remember More
    • Tuesday, October 16, 9:30 am-10:30 am (Mandler 3545)
  • Paths to PhDs
    • Tuesday, October 23, 6:30-8:00 pm (Multipurpose Room, Student Services Center)
  • Study Abroad for Psychology Students
    • Friday, October 26, 10:00 am - 11:00 am (McGill 1350)
  • Psychology Honors Information Sessions
    • Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 am - 11:45 am (Mandler 1507)
    • Wednesday, November 7, 8:30 am - 9:45 am (Mandler 1507)
  • Experiential Learning with the Academic Internship Program
    • Tuesday, November 6, 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Mandler 3545)
  • Global Seminars Information Sessions
    In the Study Abroad Dance Hall
    • Monday, October 8, 5:00-6:30 pm - Origins of the Mind
    • Monday, October 15, 5:00-6:30 pm - Consumer Behavior in Tokyo
    • Tuesday, October 16, 3:30-5:00 pm - Ireland's Silicon Valley
    • Wednesday, October 17, 3:00-4:30 pm - Social Cognition and Drugs in Australia
    • Tuesday, October 23, 5:00-6:30 pm - Social Cognition and Drugs in Australia
    • Monday, October 29, 5:00-6:30 pm - Origins of the Mind
    • Thursday, November 1, 5:00-6:30 pm - Psychopharmacology in Florence
    • Friday, November 16, 5:00-6:30 pm - Ireland's Silicon Valley
    • Wednesday, November 28, 3:00-4:30 pm - Consumer Behavior in Tokyo
    • Wednesday, November 28, 5:00-6:30 pm - Psychopharmacology in Florence
  • One-on-One Career Advising Sessions
    In Mandler 1507
    • November 7 (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
    • November 14 (11:00 am - 12:00 pm)
    • November 21 (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
    • November 28 (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
    • December 5 (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

2017-2018 Workshops

Spring 2018

  • Clinical Psychology Graduate School Information Session (Wednesday, April 18, 9:30-11:00 am, Mandler 3545)
  • Careers in Mind (Saturday, April 21, 2:00-6:00 pm, UC San Diego Career Center)
  • Tritons Flourish Workshop Series (Tuesday, April 24, 2:00-2:50 pm, McGill 1350; Wednesday, May 9, 10:00-10:50 am, Mandler 3545; Wednesday, May 23, 10:00-10:50 am, Mandler 3545)
  • Writing Research Papers (Wednesday, April 25, 9:00-11:00 am, Mandler 3545)
  • Psychology Honors Program Spring Information Session (Thursday, May 3, 10:00-10:45 am, Mandler 1507)
  • Academic Internships in Psychology (Thursday, May 3, 2:00-3:00 pm, McGill 1350)
  • Getting In: How I Just Got Into Grad School (And So Can You!) (Thursday, May 10, 7:00-9:00 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Psychology Senior Send-off 2018 (Wednesday, May 16, 12:30-2:30 pm, Sun God Lawn)
  • UC San Diego Psychiatry Mental Health Career Fair & Educational Day (Sunday, May 20, 10:00 am-3:30 pm, Jo and Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Avenue)
  • 2018 Psychology Honors Poster Session (Wednesday, June 6, 10:00-2:00 pm, Dolores Huerta/Philip Vera Cruz Room)
  • Business Psychology Spring Information Sessions
    • Wednesday, April 11, 10:00-11:00 am, Mandler 1539
    • Thursday, April 26, 3:30-4:30 pm, McGill 1350
    • Monday, May 7, 1:00-2:00 pm, Mandler 1539
    • Tuesday, May 29, 2:00-3:00 pm, McGill 1350

Winter 2018

  • Global Seminars: Athens - Information Session (Tuesday, January 16, 2:30-4:00 pm, Mandler 3545 AND Wednesday, February 14, 5:00-6:30 pm, Study Abroad Dance Hall, Univ. Ctr. 409)
  • How to Study Less and Remember More (Tuesday, January 30, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Tritons Flourish Workshop Series: Academic Success Strategies (Monday, February 5, 1:00-1:50 pm, McGill 1350)
  • Academic Internships in Psychology (Thursday, February 8, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Tritons Flourish Workshop Series: Managing Stress at UC San Diego (Thursday, February 15, 2:00-2:50 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Tritons Flourish Workshop Series: Building Healthy Relationships (Monday, February 26, 12:00-12:50 pm, McGill 1350)
  • Getting Involved in Research (Thursday, March 1, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Pre-Health Advising with Healthbeat (Tuesday, March 6, 1:30-2:30 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Business Psychology Winter Information Sessions
    • Friday, February 9, 2:00-3:00 pm, McGill 1350
    • Thursday, February 15, 11:15 am -12:15 pm, Mandler 1539
    • Friday, February 16, 2:00-3:00 pm, McGill 1350
    • Wednesday, February 21, 3:00-4:00 pm, Mandler 3545
    • Tuesday, February 27, 9:30-10:30 am, Mandler 3545
    • Monday, March 5, 4:00-5:00 pm, Mandler 3545
    • Thursday, March 8, 2:00-3:00 pm, Mandler 3545

Fall 2017

  • Psychology Department Orientation (Tuesday, September 26, 9-10:30 am, CSB 001)
  • Psychology Department Orientation (Friday, September 29, 10-11:30 am, McGill 1350)
  • Study Abroad: University of Sussex School of Psychology (Tuesday, October 10, 10-11:00 am, Mandler 1507)
  • How to Study Less and Remember More (Thursday, October 12, 2-3:00 pm, Mandler 3545)
  • Pathways to PhDs (Thursday, October 19, 6:30-8:00 pm, Cross Cultural Center Comunidad Room)
  • Honors Information Session (Tuesday, October 24, 1-1:45 pm, Mandler 1539)
  • Honors Information Session (Tuesday, November 7, 10-10:45 am, Mandler 3545)
  • Study Abroad for Psychology Students (Thursday, November 16, 10-11:00 am, Mandler 3545)