This page provides you with links you may find useful when looking for volunteer opportunities, preparing for graduate studies, etc.! (Click the blue links to be directed to the website)

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General Sites:

University of Northern Iowa Department of Psychology: The department website has all the information you need to get in touch with your professors, find psychology degree requirements, etc.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences:  Visit the CSBS webpage for more information about the college and stay up-to-date on upcoming events!

Psychology Club (Previous Website)This link will connect you with the old Psychology Club and Psi Chi homepage.

American Psychological Association:  It's the American Psychological Association...need we say more?!

Career Services:  Being a UNI student grants you a lot of free stuff!  Among this free stuff, is help launching your career.  Career Services is the place to contact if you need help building your resume, finding internship opportunities, or need to improve your interviewing skills.

Psych Central:  Psych Central is a great resource if you want to learn more about psychological disorders and/or other issues related to various fields of psychology. 

DSM-V Development:  Stay up-to-date with all the proposed revisions and changes to the DSM slated to be published in May of 2013!

LinkedIn:  LinkedIn is a professional website that allows you to connect with potential employers, etc.  Start making business connections today!

 

Volunteering:

Volunteer Center of Cedar ValleyThe Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley is a great resource if you are looking at a one-time volunteering opportunity or are looking to get in touch with a local agency looking for volunteers on a regular basis.

VolunteerMatch:  No matter where you live, VolunteerMatch will help you find a place to get involved!

Pathways Behavioral ServicesPathways provides substance abuse counseling and mental health services in several locations in Northeast Iowa.

Exceptional Persons, Inc.:  Exceptional Persons, Inc. provides services for individuals with disabilities and families with child care needs.

Family and Children's Council: The Family and Children's Council works to prevent child abuse by offering a variety of services ranging from parenting education to educational programs in the schools.

People for Quality Care:  If you are interested in gerontology, you may be interested in this organziation.  People for Quality Care is an organization concerned about the negative side effects of bad health care policies on the elderly. 

Student Leadership Center:  The Student Leadership Center is a good contact if you want to get involved on campus.  They offer a great program called Volunteer Tuesdays where students go out into the community and work with different organizations.  Volunteer Tuesdays is a great organization to get involved with if you are unsure of your volunteering interests as they provide a good balance of opportunities! 

ASPIRE Therapeutic Riding Program:  ASPIRE is an organization that allows individuals with disabilities to ride/be around horses as a form of therapy.  Volunteer options range from helping lead the horses to miscellaneous duties around the farm!

Big Brothers, Big Sisters:  Become a mentor to a "little" in your area by becoming a Big Brother or a Big Sister!

Boys and Girls Club:  Help the Boys and Girls Club fulfill their goal to provide necessary tools for children in need.  Boys and Girls Club volunteer form.  

Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanical Center:  If you love being in the outdoors or if you have a green thumb, consider the Arboretum!

The Job Foundation:  The Job Foundation provides mentoring services to disadvantaged children in the Waterloo area in hopes to foster economic growth.

Northeast Iowa Food Bank:  The Food Bank provides non-profit organizations and low income individuals with nutritious groceries.

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare:  If you are looking to volunteer in a hospital setting (i.e., Covenant in Waterloo or Sartori in Cedar Falls), this link is for you!  Volunteer form.

Community Partnership for Protecting Children:  The CPPC provides services for families needing assistance.

GRE Preparation:

ETS GRE Test: This site contains general information about the GRE and provides advice and tools to help you prepare.

Registering for the GRE: The UNI Academic Learning Center offers administration of the GRE.  To schedule you GRE test, use the information provided here!

GRE Workshops: The Academic Learning Center also offers free workshops for students planning to take the GRE.  Workshops focus on the analytical and/or quantitative portion of the GRE.  You can register for a workshop by clicking on "courses and workshops."  You should then be prompted to log into your My UNIverse where you we see available workshops!

Kaplan Test Prep: Kaplan offers numerous study aides both online and in textbook/flashcard/etc. form!

Graduate School:

APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Programs: If you are interested in pursuing a clinical psychology degree, use this website to find accredited programs.

Pursuing Psychology Graduate School: Dr. Linda Walsh has a variety of links you may find useful about a number of different graduate school topics.

Writing a Vita: Purdue Owl's advice for constructing a vita. 

Writing a Vita:  This is an awesome guide to writing a vita.

Preparing Materials for References:  Compliments of Dr. Tan, this information will help you compile the necessary materials for your references.

 

 

UNI Professor Directory and Homepages:

Administrative Faculty

Hildebrandt, Carolyn
Department Head and Professor of Psychology

Faculty

Arsiwalla, Dilbur 
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Brown, Seth 
Associate Professor of Psychology

Butler, Adam
Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE

DeSoto, M. Catherine
Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE

Gasser, Michael
Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE

Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests. CLICK HERE

Associate Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE

Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. K. MacLin's additional website for more tools and helpful information for careers in psychology. CLICK HERE. This website is also used in the Careers In Psychology course offered at UNI!

Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.   CLICK HERE

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE


Assistant Professor of Psychology

Associate Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Walsh's Personal homepage for more resources and helpful links for psychology majors!  CLICK HERE

Associate Professor of Psychology

Professor of Psychology
Also check out Dr. Butler's additional website for more tools and helpful information for psychology majors and research interests.  CLICK HERE

Other Faculty


Tan, Rowena
Scholarship Coordinator

 

Classes:

You may find the following links useful when working on projects for class!

Purdue Owl: Are you writing a literature review, research proposal, or a paper for class but don't know how to use APA style? This site is for you! Purdue Owl offers great tips when writing, citing sources, and formatting your papers.

Qualtrics Free Survey Maker: Do you need to make a survey for a class and want an efficient way to collect data? Try this online survey maker. It is easy to use and is FREE!

SPSS Consulting: UNI offers free SPSS statistics courses that will help any beginner on SPSS.


Research:

Council on Undergraduate Research: If you have previously or are currently engaged in research and are planning graduate studies, you should consider becoming a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. Membership is free and you information will be provided to graduate schools that are interested in you based on your research experience!

College of Social and Behavioral Science Research Conference: The CSBS holds a research conference on campus every year. This site provides all the information you need to know about the conference and how to get involved!

Posters:

Poster Tips: Is it your first time making a poster and you don't know what to do? This link provides some good information and examples of effective and ineffective posters!

 

 
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