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There will be a preconference program for ethnic minority graduate students and early career professionals from 9:00 to 4:00 on Thursday, May 24, 2012. The preconference program will provide professional development opportunities targeted specifically for ethnic minority graduate students and early career professionals. There will be separate programs for graduate students and early career professionals. The graduate student program is geared towards ethnic minority graduate students in masters and doctoral programs in psychology and psychology-related fields. The program for early career professionals is geared toward ethnic minority psychologists who are within 10 years from receiving their doctoral degrees and focused on topics relevant to individuals who hold positions inside and outside of academia.

In both instances, the programs will feature presentations, discussions, and workshops from leading experts in the field and will provide significant time for audience interaction. All sessions will be geared specifically to many of the issues specifically relevant to ethnic minority graduate students and early career professionals. Topics that will be addressed include:

Graduate Students

  • Thriving in graduate school
  • Funding opportunities
  • Developing an effective mentoring relationship
  • Maintaining a healthy balance in one’s life
  • Career Opportunities outside of academia

Early Career Professionals

  • Strategies for thriving on the tenure track
  • Grant writing
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Strategies for publishing your research
Registration Fees
  Early Bird Registration Fee - On or before May 11, 2012 Late Registration Fee - After May 11, 2012
Graduate Students $20.00 $30.00
Early Career Professionals $40.00 $50.00


Only a limited number of slots are available, so participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible. All participants in the pre-conference must also register for the conference. Use conference registration form to register for the preconference program.

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