NJPA Graduate Students (NJPAGS)

"I joined NJPA as a graduate student in 2011.  Throughout my time as a general member and as part of the NJPAGS board, I have learned a great deal about leadership, unity, and professionalism.  The connections I've made and the experiences I acquired from membership in NJPA have enriched my graduate school training and prepared me for future success in the field of psychology. I am beyond grateful that I became a member of such a remarkable, professional organization." ~  Stacie D. Shivers, PsyD

NJPAGS is designed to give students a stronger voice within NJPA and advocate for student issues. NJPAGS provides opportunities for student leadership development and facilitates dialogue between NJPAGS members and members of the professional community. NJPAGS hosts a student conference and social events and publishes a regular column in the NJ Psychologist, NJPA’s quarterly journal.

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2018 Internship Fair 

The 2018 Internship Fair was held on June 8, 2018 at Rutgers University; Life Sciences Building Atrium. The event hosted by NJPAGS, offered graduate students a step by step guidance workshop on landing the right internship; including tips, strategies and a Q&A discussion with a distinguished panel of professionals.   If you have any questions, please contact NJPAGS representative, Alex Gil at [email protected].

NJPA Division of Academic and Scientific Affairs

Call for Nominations for Division Awards:

The New Jersey Psychological Association’s Division of Academic & Scientific Affairs is pleased to announce several awards that will recognize the accomplishments and scholarly contributions our students and colleagues.  All applications are due June 1, 2018 and will be presented at our Fall 2018 Conference. Self-nominations are encouraged and nominees need not be members of NJPA.  The Committee on Academic and Scientific Affairs reserves the right to make all final determinations on which awardees will be selected.  

Professional awards recognizing the contributions of psychologists in the state of New Jersey will be offered during our conference.  These awards include 1) The Distinguished Researcher Award; 2) The Distinguished Teacher Award and 3) The Emerging Researcher Award (see award descriptions attached).

Our division offers three student awards: 1) Undergraduate Student Researcher Award; 2) Graduate Student Research Award; and 3) Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Awards Application.

All award recipients are invited to attend our Fall Conference Award Ceremony where their work and contributions are recognized.  Student award recipients are invited to present their scholarly work as a poster session held during the conference (see award descriptions attached).
Nomination Form

DEADLINE extended to October 5, 2018

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Division of Academic & Scientific Affairs, you are invited to submit proposals of your scholarly work for NJPA’s poster hall section of the Fall 2018 conference.  Submissions should discuss research (for example, psychological research, clinical research, applied research etc.) that has not been presented or published elsewhere.  All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by a review committee.  Although membership is not required for submission, please note that there is a special member registration rate for the conference and all presenters must register for the conference.  We welcome your involvement in our organization and encourage you to seek membership in NJPA or become a student affiliate member.  Please provide the following information when submitting your research.
Submission Form

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