Get involved

Why get involved with PsychSoc?

Make new friends. Hang out at the PsychSoc office. Have fun at events! Take a look at the other points below to see how you can benefit from getting involved with us!

Connect with Other Students

  • Discuss issues that you have in common e.g.,
    • course assignments and examination preparation
    • what it is like to do an honours thesis (Psych 499A/B/C is optional for Honours Psychology)
    • education goals
    • career plans
    • international exchange programs experiences
    • research activities including leads on available opportunities (not all research positions are advertised)
    • tips for writing the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) if applying to graduate programs etc.

Volunteer With Us

  • Volunteer to organize an event(s) and/or be a member of the PsychSoc executive in order to develop marketable skills e.g.,
    • administrative
    • interpersonal
    • problem solving
    • leadership
    • teamwork

Jumpstart your Psych Career

Some of the PsychSoc events are another way for students to network with faculty members in the Psychology Department. For example, discuss your ideas for research projects and/or your goals beyond the Bachelor's degree. Also ask about research opportunities in the department (see experiences and opportunities for further details.).