Just imagine how becoming an officer could assist you in building your resumé while you are still in school. Future employers love to see individuals who show sound leadership skills and have dedicated themselves to a worthwhile cause. Becoming an officer will also help you to develop into a strong individual with the ability to inspire others through confidence, integrity, and communication skills that you can be proud of.
Would You Like to Learn More About Becoming an Officer?
Before contacting your current chapter officers or faculty advisor, you can view a concise list of Officer Roles to see which position you might be best suited to fulfill. As Psi Chi President Maria Lavooy (2013–14) says, “Leadership has many faces. What leadership style will you employ to create a positive and lasting impression for your chapter?”
Related Psi Chi Resources
Psi Chi Officers Can Develop the Skills Employers Seek
Producing Tomorrow’s Leaders—In Psychology and Everything Else
Robert J. Sternberg, PhD (Yale University, CT)
Building a Strong Officer Team
Susan Becker, PhD (Psi Chi Rocky Mountain Regional Vice-President, 2011–15;
Mesa State College, CO)
What Role Will You Play?
Maria Lavooy, PhD (Psi Chi Past-President 2013–14; Florida Institute of Technology)
How to Revitalize (or Energize) a Psi Chi Chapter
Laura Flores Shaw (University of Massachusetts–Boston)
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