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The Division 52 Early Careers Professional Committee (see Committee Members) promotes the membership and contributions of ECP members to the Division, engages in advancing the career development and opportunities of early career psychologists in international psychology, and encourages the development of new leaders in the field of international psychology. The definition of an Early Career Psychologist is up to 10 years post-graduate status.

Our mission: to help ECPs become involved with the international psychology community

Here are ways you can join the ECP community:

  • Get to know other members of Division 52! We recommend all ECPs participate in the Fast-Connect Project. It is a great way to meet members. Through this project a senior psychologist, an early career psychologist, and a student interview each other. Then, the interview is published on the Div52 Listserv. If you would like to participate in the project, please sign up here.
  • Publish your work! If you are Interested in writing and publishing, there are a many opportunities for writing and publishing through the ECP column in the International Psychology Bulletin, and the ECP webpage. ECP members are encouraged to submit their original work to the Division 52 journal, International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation. If you are interested in contributing, checkout https://div52.net/index.php/publications.
  • Say hello to the ECP Committee! We love hearing from ECPs to learn about the projects they are working on and to connect them with other members of Division 52. Email Kate Poelker, Ph.D. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to say hello or to discuss topics related to international psychology and ECPs!

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