Fall 2017 Psychology Capstones

Fall 2017 Psychology Capstone Topics  – PSYC 190

Torabian Sec 1 MW 12:00 – 13:15 TBD
Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Intellectual Disability

Klaw Sec 2 MW 15:00 – 16:15 DMH 359
Warriors at Home: Veterans and the Transition to College and the Civilian World

Feist Sec 3 TR 10:30 – 11:45 DMH 356
Critical Thinking (Don’t Believe Everything you Think)

TBD Sec 4 TR 12:00 – 13:15 TBD

Fanos Sec 5 M 18:00 – 20:45 DMH 359
Psychological Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence

Fanos Sec 6 W 16:30 – 19:15 DMH 347
Psychological Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence

Caffrey Sec 7 TR 15:00 – 16:15 DMH 359
Current LGBTQ Issues in Psychology

Psyc Capstones Fall 2017 (PDF)

Career Panel Spring 2017

Psi Chi presents:
Career Panel Spring 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
7-8pm | Student Union, Room 2B

Panelists from the following industries:
User Experience
School Psychologist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Case Manager
Stanford Researcher
Human Resource

Open to all Psychologist Students

5/2 Career Panel

May 2nd – How to Earn an Advanced Degree in Applied Psychology

How To Earn an Advanced Degree in Applied Psychology: Doctoral (PsyD), Counseling MFT, Holistic Studies, Sport Psychology

Tuesday, May 2
4:30 – 6:00 pm
DMH 160

California Psychological Association President Douglas Haldeman, PhD will discuss PsyD
Professor, Chair of Counseling MFT, Robbin Rasbury will discuss MFT/LPCC Programs
Professor, Chair of Holistic Studies, Doreen Maller, PhD, will discuss Holistic Studies leading to MFT/LPCC
Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology, Fernando Lopez, MA, will discuss Sport Psychology

Free Food and Drinks!

Flyer (pdf) 050217AdvDegreeAppliedPsyc-104fbr4



SPARC 2017

The Psi Chi National Honor Society and Department of Psychology at San Jose State University are proud to sponsor the Spartan Psychology Association Research Conference (SPARC)
60th Annual Student Research Conference
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 
9:30 am-4:30 pm

The Spartan Psychological Association Research Conference has been providing undergraduate and graduate student researchers of psychology the experience of presenting their research since 1957. Through the years, SPARC has grown to become one of the preeminent regional forums for student presentations in psychology.

Hear about research from presenters from many universities across the Bay Area:
• CSU East Bay • Sonoma University
• University of CA- Santa Cruz • Santa Clara University
• San Francisco State University • Stanford University

Keynote Speaker:
Sabrina Volpone, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico
“Reactions to Minority Leaders”

For more information, please visit:




Psychology Convocation 2017

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
4:00-7:00 pm
SJSU Event Center

Register to participate NOW!
5/1 – Deadline for your name to appear in the printed program



10/18 Letters of Recommendations & Informational Interviewing

Letters of Recommendations & Informational Interviewing hosted by Professor Steve Del Chiaro (and his dog!)
Obtain valuable skills on how to land your dream job!
Food and prizes will be available!
Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30pm Campus Village B (San Salvador and 10th) RAC A

This event is wheelchair accessible.
For information, please email ashley.castillosnyder@sjsu.edu

Psychology Career Guide


With over 115,000 students graduating with a Bachelor’s in Psychology every year competition for coveted career placements has never been higher.

To help these students begin thinking about their futures before entering the job market, we’ve created a guide of the best careers for psychology majors. It highlights several common paths of employment, as well as a few out-of-the-box options. The guide also explores useful workplace skills learned in the major and provides a collection of resources to help new psychology graduates.

Best Careers for Psychology Majors