Student Opportunities

Do you have a visual or creative work that you would like to present?

If yes, participate in our Scholarship Research Creative Arts (SRCA) Competition by submitting a visual or creative product (e.g. poster, vlog, fictional novel, and photo journalism) in our 1st ever virtual conference! A panel of judges will review all submissions/presentations and prizes will be awarded to top works. The winner will receive a $100 prize and free annual membership. Submission deadline is August 1st.

More information about SRCA, can be found HERE!

Do you have a paper that you would like to submit in our Student Paper Competition?

If yes, click on the Student Paper Competition link! A panel of judges will review all submissions/presentations and prizes will be awarded to top works. The winner will receive a $100 prize, free annual membership, and mentorship to help get a paper published in the Journal and Applied Social Science. Submission deadline is August 1st.

Want to know more? Click HERE!

Would you like to share your work with like minds while developing skills that bridge the gap between sociological knowledge and practice?

If yes, submit your work (completed or in progress) for our “3 Minute Thesis Competition” where you will present your work (using one PowerPoint slide only as a poster) to a non-academic audience, compete for a prize, and receive feedback from experts in the field! Submission deadline is August 1st.  

Follow this link for more information on the 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Are you interested in using your sociological knowledge & skills to help solve a real-world problem for a not-for-profit client?

If yes, sign up with a team of your friends to compete in our Client Problem Solving Competition! A plaque naming the winning team will be sent to their school. Submission deadline is August 1st.

Would you like to improve your Curriculum Vitae/ Resume while learning some valuable skills?

Would you like to improve your Curriculum Vitae/ Resume while learning some valuable skills? Apply for our Professional Development Certificate and attend a minimum of 3 Professional Development workshops and 3 conference sessions that apply to your own professional interests. Learn More Here…

Would you like to network with other aspiring and experienced applied and clinical sociologists?

Join the AACS Mentorship Program. Mentors provide guidance related to graduate school preparation and applications; career development and practice opportunities; development of research interests, and more. Mentees learn practicing sociologists who are willing to share their experiences with others and provide any guidance sought by their mentee. Learn more about the AACS Mentorship Program HERE!

Student Application Links