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Opportunities for Students and Emerging Professionals at AiA17
posted 01.25.2016
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The American Society on Aging offers several opportunities for students and emerging professionals to learn and connect with each other and professionals in the field. We are pleased to offer the following resources to help full-time students attend the 2017 Aging in America Conference.

Student Volunteer Program

The ASA Student Volunteer Program provides you with a full conference pass and connects you with fellow students who, like you, are committed to improving the quality of life for older adults. As a student volunteer you will help support the conference by volunteering at the conference and will receive complimentary registration to the 2017 Aging in America Conference. Click here for more info.

Graduate Student Award—it’s not too late to submit!

Did you miss out on submitting a paper for the Graduate Student Research Award? Good news! ASA has extended the deadline until October 31. Click here for more information.

STEP Speed Mentoring: Individual and Group Mentoring

The Students and Emerging Professionals (STEP) Network presents an opportunity for Speed Mentoring at the conference. In the individual session, mentors and mentees meet for at least two rotations, giving mentees an opportunity to meet at least two potential mentors. Mentees will have the opportunity to practice their self-introductions and be clear about their objectives for potential mentoring. In the group session, mentees will have at least two rounds in a group setting to discuss career or leadership questions. Participants for all sessions must complete a short survey to confirm participation in this limited space event. Click here to sign up and plan to attend one of the following sessions.

Tuesday, March 21 | 3:00–4:00 PM (Individual)

Wednesday, March 22 | 3:30–4:30 PM (Group)

Click here to learn more about student opportunities at AiA17.

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