a Psi Chi Member
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.
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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
more about Psi Chi at ISU email us at the address below.
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