In addition to networking with other psychologists at APA convention and through our newly improved Member Directory, members looking to grow their network should also tap into APA’s various social media groups and join our Listservs.
Here are some of the best opportunities to make professional connections via social media and APA’s Listservs:
American Psychological Association
APA's flagship Facebook page features discussions on the latest breakthroughs in psychology and human behavior.
APAGS (American Psychological Association of Graduate Students)
The place where psychology grad students can discuss life in grad school and learn about training, grant and travel opportunities.
APA Minority Fellowship Program
News and information from APA's training and development program for ethnic minority communities.
APA Practice Organization
News about the group's work to advance and protect the practice of psychology and promote the professional interests of practicing psychologists.
Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools
Network with fellow high school teachers, share curriculum ideas and learn about professional development opportunities.
Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
Network with mid-career and senior women psychologists focused on increasing diversity and the effectiveness of women psychologists as leaders.
American Psychological Association Company Page
Information about APA, including address, contacts and recent activity.
APAGS Discussion Group
A forum for psychology students, their advisers and anyone interested in psychology training and education.
American Psychological Foundation Company Page
Information about the foundation, including address, contacts and recent awards.
American Psychological Association
APA's flagship Google+ page features discussions on the latest breakthroughs in psychology and human behavior.
You can explore all of APA’s social media channels here.
In most cases, you’ll have to message the listserv organizer to be added to the distribution list.
TOPSS (Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools) Listserv
Receive periodic news and updates on Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) activities and programs via e-mail. Learn more | Subscribe
Science Student Council Listserv
APA's Science Student Council — a student advisory group to APA's Science Directorate — has created a Listserv for research-oriented graduate students that will inform them of relevant news, awards, job opportunities and events. Learn more | Subscribe
This is for the unique interests and concerns of early career psychologists (ECPs) — that is, those who have received their doctoral degree within the past ten years. Learn more | Subscribe
The Early Career Psychologist Leadership Network (ECPLN) is a Listserv for early career leaders and aspiring leaders in APA governance; divisions; and state, provincial and territorial psychological associations. Learn more | Subscribe
The SES Network
The Socioeconomic Status (SES) Listserv provides a platform to share information and ideas, raise questions, and identify critical problems and issues related to socioeconomic status with representatives of various divisions, state associations, committee members, APA staff and other groups. Learn more | Subscribe
The Practice e-mail list allows member psychologists to communicate with each other on issues related to professional psychology and to distribute important information regarding pending federal legislation, upcoming events or timely updates on other important matters. Learn more | Subscribe
The Psychology Teachers at Community Collages (PT@CC) serves psychology teachers within the two-year college community. Their electronic mailing list is for psychology faculty to discuss topics of shared interest. Learn more | Subscribe
Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education
Participate in APA governance by serving on the Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education. Learn more
APA has over 600 Listservs. You can explore them all here.
More Ways to Network Within APA
APA's 54 divisions are interest groups organized by members. Some represent subdisciplines of psychology (e.g., experimental, social or clinical) and others focus on topical areas such as aging, ethnic minorities or trauma. APA members, and nonmembers, can apply to join one or more divisions that have their own eligibility criteria and dues. Learn more
MFP Fellows Networking
The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) maintains a list of the Minority Fellowship Program Fellows (PDF, 573KB) that includes each person's name, program, doctoral university and cohort year. Learn more | Request access