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Psi Chi Membership Gives You the Edge you need.
  • Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate students at ISU who have a major or minor in psychology, and a GPA of 3.0 or better.
  •  Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS).
  • Psi Chi provides national recognition for academic excellence in psychology, an honor which can be noted on employment applications, vitae, and resumes. 
  • Through membership in Psi Chi, students gain a sense of community with others in psychology and an identification with the discipline. 
  • Psi Chi provides members with the opportunity to serve the University and the local community.
  • Psi Chi at ISU provides guest speakers for the community by hosting interdisciplinary forums and colloquiums.
  • The contacts made through Psi Chi will be valuable throughout your educational and professional careers. 
  • Psi Chi provides a local, regional, and national forum for obtaining information and developing perspectives about the field of psychology, learning about educational and career opportunities, and forming meaningful professional networks. 
  • At the local level, chapter membership facilitates leadership development, interaction with other students who have similar interests, and service to the department and institution sponsoring Psi Chi. 
  • Members receive a membership card and certificate and, through chapter mailings, copies of the Psi Chi newsletter. 
  • Psi Chi chapter activities provide students with valuable opportunities to develop one-on-one relationships with professors who can stimulate their interest in psychology, involve them in research projects, and write meaningful letters of recommendation for them. 
  • Psi Chi encourages student research at the regional and national as well as local levels through undergraduate and graduate research award competitions and provides opportunities for students to present research and receive certificates recognizing their accomplishments at regional and national psychological associations meetings. 
  • Psi Chi sponsors outstanding programs at regional and national psychological association meetings. Members benefit not only from the programs, but also from the opportunity to meet leading psychologists and students from other chapters. 
  • Membership in Psi Chi meets one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous professional and technical occupations in the U.S.  
  • Membership is for life.  The national registration fee of $25 is the only payment ever made to the national organization, which does not charge dues.

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