The Psychology Alumni Advisory Board is pleased to announce a new mentoring initiative. We will be introducing the "First Friday of the Month" series of panel discussions to help current students explore career options. The theme of each panel discussion will be "How do I use my Psychology degree for a career in ..." The topic for Friday, February 6, 2015 is "Education." Some amazing alumni have agreed to join our first panel discussion. If you are interested in participating in a future panel discussion contact the current chair of the Mentoring Committee, Larry Moller, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At each "First Friday of the Month" event we will also discuss tools, particularly Linkedin, that students can utilize to network with alumni. Our goals are to encourage more students to create a Linkedin account and use it, along with other networking tools,
You can also share your knowledge and insights with students at our annual Career Information Night event. Career Information Night is scheduled on Monday, March 2, 2015 from 5:00-6:30pm in the Atrium, located on the first floor of the Psychology Building. Alumni meet with students on a one-to-one basis and share how a Psychology degree helped shape their career path. It is a rewarding experience for alumni and students.
If alumni cannot come back to campus to participate in a panel discussion or Career Information Night you can Share Your Story.
Sharing your time and your story will enhance the undergraduate Psychology program at the University of Illinois. Thank you for your commitment to your Alma Mater!
Contact Cheryl Berger, Assistant Head for Alumni Relations if your have any questions, comments or concerns, email@example.com
Dr. Elizabeth Pieroth (BS'88) was one of five alumni selected to receive the 2016 LAS Alumni Achievement Award.
The Undergraduate Career Exploration Award was created by the Psychology Alumni Advisory Board. Read about the three recipients in the 2015 Fall issue of Psychology Times: http://www.psychology.illinois.edu/alumni/news/newsletter/