Shared on behalf of Dr. David Heckler with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Dell Medical School.
Dr. Heckler is seeking undergraduate students interested in a career in psychology who identify as being from a group that is underrepresented in the field to participate in a new mentorship program and weekend workshop.
Audience: Undergraduates with membership in one or more underrepresented and/or historically minoritized groups, including but not limited to, non-cis-gendered individuals, members of the queer community, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), individuals who are differently-abled or who experience disability, first-generation college students, and those from low-income/low-resource backgrounds are encouraged to participate.
Goal: Help undergraduate students from historically minoritized groups with their applications to graduate school, research assistant positions, or any other research position in the psychology field by facilitating access to information, connections, and opportunities.
- Virtual Workshop (October 24, 9am-12pm)
- Free weekend workshop, including informal panel discussions and guidance in preparing applications.
- Mentoring Services- Participants will be paired with a current faculty member, psychologist, post-doctoral fellow, or graduate student in psychology
- To provide guidance, support, and helpful ideas about your next steps.
- To provide structured feedback on the application materials
- To complete mock interviews.
If interested, please complete a brief application: https://redcap.link/apply
Applications are due on October 15.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
**Please note that this event is NOT associated with admissions to or employment at UT Austin.
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