School of Psychological Science Week: February 5 - 8, 2024

Learn about our programs and career opportunities. Network with alumni and employers.

Links below are for RSVP (through Handshake) and/or location (ZOOM/in-person location).
The link that is listed below the actual event is the Handshake link which has all the information

Please pre-register via Handshake by clicking the links below.


Monday, February 5 at 3 pm
Location: Bexell Living Room - (In-person)

How to Get A QMHA
Join us for an insightful and informative session on 'How to Get a QMHA' (Qualified Mental Health Associate). This event is designed to guide individuals interested in pursuing a career in mental health services. Our expert will share valuable insights, discussing the essential qualifications, steps, and requirements necessary to become a Qualified Mental Health Associate. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and clarity on the path toward becoming a QMHA. - This session will be led by: Mackenzie Rice with Corvallis School District

Tuesday, February 6 at noon
Location: online only

Lunch and Learn: Internship in Psychology- Thailand
Learn about the planning stages of a study abroad trip to Thailand to study cognition in Elephants and Thai ecosystems. This session will be led by: Psychology professor Jason McCarley and Integrative Biology professor Hathai Sangsupan.

This event has been CANCELLED - Tuesday, February 6 at 4 pm
Location: online only

RBT Job and Experiences
The session will offer an immersive exploration of the roles and experiences of Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs). Attendees can expect to delve into the diverse job opportunities available for RBTs, gaining valuable insights into this profession's responsibilities, challenges, and rewards within applied behavior analysis. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day experiences, career pathways, and the significance of RBT roles in various settings, fostering a deeper understanding of this impactful profession. This session will be led by: SPS Instructors Corey Stump and Hugh Magnuson

Wednesday, February 7 at noon
Location: Bexell Living Room - (In-person)

Employer Networking Event
This event provides a unique space for attendees to interact with representatives from various sectors such as clinical psychology, research institutions, educational settings, mental health facilities, and corporate wellness programs. Attendees will have the chance to learn about job opportunities, industry trends, and career development advice from seasoned professionals, fostering meaningful connections and potential career advancement within the psychology field.

This event has been CANCELLED - Wednesday, February 7 at 4 pm 
Location: online only

UX Research
Attendees can anticipate a comprehensive overview of the methodologies, principles, and best practices employed in understanding user behaviors, needs, and preferences in product and service design. Participants can expect to gain insights into the latest trends, case studies, and innovative approaches in the field of UX research, providing a valuable platform for learning and networking among professionals and enthusiasts passionate about enhancing user satisfaction through empirical research and design.

Thursday, February 8 at noon
Location: Online

Lunch & Learn: Grad School Prep
This event offers a casual yet informative environment where participants can acquire valuable advice on navigating the graduate school application process. Expect discussions on various aspects of preparing for grad school, including selecting programs, crafting compelling applications, securing recommendation letters, preparing for standardized tests, and understanding financial aid options. This interactive session may also include firsthand experiences shared by current graduate students or alumni, providing practical guidance and strategies for success in pursuing higher education.This session led by: Michelle Strowbridge

Thursday, February 8 at 4 pm
Location: online only

Ask Alumni: Diverse career paths with a psychology degree

Curious about the untapped potential your psychology degree holds? Save the date for an illuminating Ask Alumni webcast where a panel of School of Psychological Science graduates will reveal unexpected opportunities and insights that come with a psychology background.
Learn how these alumni have harnessed the power of their degree and gain a unique perspective on what they wish they had known before venturing into the workforce and their careers. Contact: Liz Tilson

This virtual panel and networking event is sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association, the OSU Career Development Center and the School of Psychological Science. Students, alumni and faculty alike are invited to learn from the insights of these alumni panelists and perhaps inspire your future endeavors!

For questions or accommodations related to a disability, contact Michelle Strowbridge, Assistant Director of Career Services at

College of Liberal Arts Career Advising & Appointments;

Michelle Strowbridge, M.S. | Assistant Director of Career Development

Bexell Hall 204 | 541-740-3573 |

Virtual Drop-In Hours on Microsoft Teams

In-person, Zoom, or phone appointments can be scheduled through Handshake.

For 24/7 resources, visit the OSU Career Development Center 

For additional resources, visit OSU Alumni Association Career Engagement