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Opportunities for Students

Student Paper and Poster Competitions

Have you completed or are you in the midst of completing research in Sociology?  Do you plan on presenting this research either as a poster or paper presentation at the AACS?  Enter the student paper or poster competition for your chance to win back some of your registration fee and bragging rights both personally and professionally (C.V/Resume).  Presentations may be single or co-authored, must contain original work and must fall under applied, clinical or public sociology.  Learn More Here: Poster and Paper


Student Presider Program

Are you looking for opportunities to attend and participate in the AACS Conference this year?  Apply to be a Student Presider! Student Presiders are tasked with ensuring smooth flow of an assigned conference room by keeping track of session attendance, sessions stay on time, announcing presenters and facilitating questions and answers following the presentations.  This opportunity will enhance your CV/resume building, provide valuable Professional Development and reduce your conference rates. Learn More Here…


Student Travel Grants

Would you like to attend the AACS but funds are tight?  Why not apply for one of our Student Travel Grants? Our decisions about grant allocation will include an assessment of both merit and need. Please consider applying for this travel award.  Learn More Here…


The Client Problem Competition

The Client Problem Competition (CPC) is an annual student team competition held at the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) conference every year. The teams consist of 3 or 4 undergraduate students, under the guidance of a faculty member attempting to solve the client’s problem. The 2023 client is the Florida American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the problem is how to engage youth, age 18 to 24, in civil liberty issues. Learn More Here …

Student Application

Students interested in one or more of the events listed above are required to fill out the Student Application in addition to the other requirements that may be listed.  Apply here

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