Professional Development Opportunities
Professional Development Opportunities
Mentoring Opportunities

2018 Annual Meeting Mentoring Events



This year once again Division D of AERA will offer an opportunity for graduate students to engage in mentoring with established professionals in the field of research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods). The two-hour Mentoring Reception will involve discussions with mentors on different topics of interest to graduate students. This year’s topics include (but are not limited to): Getting your research funded; Dissertation Advice; Job Search (Academia, Research Firm, Industry, Government); Publishing and Getting Tenure; Quantitative Research (Measurement, Experimental Design, Policy Analysis); Qualitative Research (Methodology, Ethics, and Validity); Mixed Methodology; and much more! Our session is usually early on in the conference, lasts 2 hours, and includes food and drinks!! If you are a graduate student and member of Division D and interested in attending the reception, please send your Resume/CV and email address to the Mentoring Committee chair, Shaun M. Dougherty ( BEFORE 16 FEBRUARY 2018. Space is limited so sign up early!


Internship Programs

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2018 Internships


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2015 Internships






Dissertation Grant/Fellowship Programs


Graduate Programs


A guide to graduate programs in educational measurement, courtesy of NCME.



Graduate Student Seminars
The first 50 grad students to sign up for (and attend) the Graduate Student Seminar will receive $50 toward Annual Meeting costs.

(Click here to go to the graduate student section of the Division D website)