‘Careers’ Category


Careers


 

Dr. Betsy Anderson: Guest Speaker for Gustavus Psychological Science

Because career exploration is a key aspect for our majors, this spring the Gustavus Adolphus College Psychological Science Psi Chi chapter welcomed guest speaker Dr. Betsy Anderson. Dr. Anderson is a clinical psychologist in New Ulm, MN. During her talk, Dr. Anderson walked interested students through an average day and talked about job expectations in her current […]

 

Sisters in Psychological Science

A few weeks ago, I was honored to assist Natasha Behboudi ‘18 declare her major in Psychological Science. Natasha is a sister to Meishon Behboudi ’15 who is also a major in Psychological Science and current President of our Psi Chi Honors Society. Delighted that sisters were engaged in the same major at Gustavus, I asked […]

 

Psychological Science Alumna Kimberly Clayton ’13 Speaks to FTS Class

Hey everyone! For those of you who are just joining us, welcome to the psychological science blog and for those returning, welcome back. I had the pleasure of joining Dr. Lauren Hecht-Schroeder’s First Term Seminar class on November 19 to discuss the complexities of the Animal Mind. I was asked to join this class following […]

 

Grant to Allow Psychology Students to Work in Living Lab

The Center for Developmental Science (CDS) at Gustavus Adolphus College and the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) in Mankato have been awarded a $3,000 stipend from the National Living Laboratory Initiative in Boston that will create unique opportunities for Gustavus psychology students. The stipend will allow the CDS and the CMSM to create a […]

 

Gustavus Psi Chi Event: Speaker Mischa Tursich PhD, LP

On Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 pm, the Gustavus Adolphus College Psychological Science department hosted Mischa Tursich (PhD, LP), who gave a presentation entitled “Graduate School, Sexy Brains, & Beyond: Notes from a Clinical Psychologist.” Dr. Tursich spoke about her experiences in graduate school and gave advice to students, stressing the importance of networking and researching […]

 

Psi Chi Event: Grad School Panel Discussion

The psychological science department’s honor society, Psi Chi, recently held a grad school panel in which four Gustavus Adolphus College psychology professors talked about their experiences at grad school. Kyle Chambers, Janine Wotton, Patty Reeder, and Michaela Bucchianeri were the four faculty members on the panel. They shared tips and advice they wished they had been […]

 

Annika Johanson ’12: Gustavus Pscyhological Science Major Helping Children and Families

When children suffer from medical conditions that require hospitalization, it can be a challenging and emotional time for the child and the child’s family. It’s the kind of environment Gustavus alumna Annika Johnason ’12 witnesses every day. Johanson is a Child Life Specialist for both Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, and Gillette Children’s Specialty […]

 

Andrew Lilja ’13: Gustavus Psychological Science Major Pursuing Master’s Degree in Human-Computer Interaction

During his time at Gustavus, Andrew Lilja ’13 never imagined he would be working in the field of human-computer interaction, let alone that the field even existed. But through psychology classes, research opportunities at Gustavus and Iowa State University, and influential faculty members, Lilja became interested in decision-making and computers, ultimately bringing him to Iowa […]

 

Psychological Science Research Mixer

Have you wondered what type of psychology and neuroscience research is happening at Gustavus Adolphus College? Last week at our Research Mixer, students and faculty came together to discuss the various types of research conducted on campus with our cutting-edge laboratory  technologies. Feel free to visit Beck Hall second floor to review the research posters outside […]

 

Psychological Science April Events

  Majors/Minors Fair 2014! The Psychological Science department was excited to see so many excited students at our recent Majors/Minors fair last week. First year students were given the opportunity to discuss courses with faculty and students from both Neuroscience and Psychological Science. If you have additional questions or are interested in declaring your major, […]