Join a Committee

Being a part of a committee is a great way to meet other psychology students, plan events to assist others, and to have fun. Each committee will accept applications in their own way.

Presidential Committee



The Presidential subcommittee is hiring! There are 4 volunteer positions – we are looking for people who are passionate about the PSA and want to create the best experience for current and future students in the Psychology program.
Expectations for volunteers include: 
– Assisting in the planning of events
– Administrative tasks
– Keeping up with communications between executives and subcommittees
– Meeting deadlines
– Assisting in scheduling
– Coming up with innovative ideas and collaborations for the new year
If you are interested in getting involved with the PSA in a larger capacity and show a great capacity of being detail-oriented, then we encourage you to apply to be a part of the Presidential Committee! Complete this application form here, send us your resume to, showing us why you’re interested in this position and what you can bring to the subcommittee!

Applications are due at 11:59 pm on September 23rd, 2018. Potential applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Please note, we are not concerned about GPA or academic history – we are looking for students who are passionate about psychology and want affect the undergraduate community.

Seminar Committee



The goal of the Seminar Committee is to enrich the academic experience of undergraduate psychology students by hosting engaging seminars outside the classroom. The committee will be organizing and hosting seminars spanning academic-related information sessions, career and industry talks/panels, as well as trending topic seminars as pertaining to psychology.

Committee members along with the coordinators will collaborate on the planning, organization and execution of approximately 3 seminars per semester. Committee work will involve brainstorming themes and seminar topics, deciding on professors to invite, communicating with said professors, assisting with general logistics and choosing of venues, preparing of refreshments, arranging of honorariums for speakers, and helping to promote the seminars.

I encourage all interested students to apply so long as they are passionate about studying the mind and are dedicated to their commitments, as I hope to build a diverse team who enjoys coming up with novel ideas as well as realizing them. As an aside, my goal is for committee members to gain as much value from this experience as possible – there will be many opportunities to be exposed to the network of undergraduate psychology, engage with professors and graduates, meet and work with many other like-minded psychology students, all alongside developing key event-planning skills.

Check out the form here!

Academic Committee



The PSA Academic Committee is responsible for facilitating events and programs meant to empower undergraduate psychology students by preparing them to take on the various academic opportunities available at the university.  

Committee members will be directly responsible for helping to plan and host traditional events meant to prepare students for upcoming evaluations, like the Dr. Freud Competition and Study Hall, and will also get the chance to help coordinate the Mentorship Program and Facilitator Program in order to help students transition through their coursework and university lives successfully.

This year in particular, we want the Academic Committee members to have a greater say in their experience and take on a more active leadership role in the PSA. We do not care about your GPA nor the awards you have won — we care about you and what kind of ideas and energy you will bring to the team. Committee members will be expected to help brainstorm for events and potential projects, be engaged in cross-committee work, and even lead events!

If you are interested in applying, please email to

1) your resume

2) your availabilities and other commitments for the 2018-2019 academic year

3) your answers to the following form:

We look forward to speaking with you!

Tom and Winston

Volunteer Committee



Committee members provide necessary support to the PSA’s executive team. Specifically, a volunteer committee member will work closely with the volunteer coordinators for volunteer events and the management for such events. The responsibilities include: preparation, set-up, clean-up, feedback, etc. In addition, committee members are expected to work a minimum of two (2) hours a week in the office, where they will assist to/and manage office hours. During such hours, the office should be well-maintained and running effectively. The position is ideal for hard-working and reliable individuals, who have strong time management skills and are able to work under pressure.

So, would you like to join the team?

The application simply consists of a resume and a paragraph (up to 300 words) from you: please tell us about who you are, what your program(s) is/are, and the reason why you would like to volunteer with us. The last step is to send the application to

*The deadline to submit your application is September 23!

And we look forward to hear from you!

From: your lovely Volunteer Coordinators, Sunny Kim & Tina Lin 😉

Social Committee




Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the PSA’s social sub-committee. Becoming a sub-committee member is an opportunity to become more involved in your POSt community, access a network of resources, and gain valuable experience for your CCR.

Sub-committee members will be expected to:

  • Share ideas and contribute to the planning of social events.
  • Attend bi-weekly meetings, with weekly meetings immediately preceding events.
  • Be willing to commit extra time to tasks related to executing events (ex. running errands, printing fliers) and should be able to complete such tasks in a timely manner.
  • Attend events as a volunteer.

If you are interested in joining our team, please supply the requested information below and return it to the PSA office located in Sidney Smith Hall room 509 by September 23rd.

For those who are interested, please fill out this form here.

Secretarial Committee



Are you an Instagram whiz? Do you have a knack for design and aesthetics? Do you love photography and want to put your photography skills to good use? Are you familiar with Twitter? If so, then apply to be a member of the PSA Secretarial Subcommittee! Secretarial Subcommittee members are responsible for maintaining the PSA Instagram and Twitter accounts. Skills in planning and marketing is an asset in scheduling Instagram/Twitter posts. Subcommittee members are also responsible for taking photos at PSA events to post on our various social media handles. Proficiency in photography or graphic design is an asset. All are welcome to apply!

For those interested, please fill out this form here.

Want to be an Office Hour Holder?

Click here for information on volunteering at the PSA Office!