Careers in psychology: opportunities in a changing world

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Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2004 - Business & Economics - 200 pages
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CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY helps students answer the pragmatic questions that many psychology majors ask while still in college. The authors encourage students to take an active role in their own career planning, to take control of their education, and to further define their career goals within psychology. Chapters 1 and 2 discuss career opportunities available for those who possess undergraduate and graduate degrees, focusing on the qualifications for different careers within psychology. Subsequent chapters focus on the types of careers available within specific areas of psychology, and include more specifics on the requirements and advantages of each. Practical, applied information appears in every chapter so students have an accurate and useful understanding of the opportunities available to them.

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User Review  - GlitteratureGeek - LibraryThing

I didn't particularly like this book. I wouldn't have bought it, but I had to for a class. Some of the information is dated or very brief--you can find more detailed information about specific careers ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael.Xolotl - LibraryThing

It's been a while since I read this but it's an example of the stupidity of the modern higher education system. The book recommends a 4-year psychology degree for retail salespeople and real estate ... Read full review

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Dr. Tara L. Kuther received her Ph.D. from Fordham University in developmental psychology and is currently an associate professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University where she teaches courses in child, adolescent and adult psychology. She is an active member of the Society for Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association and the Council for Undergraduate Research. Dr. Kuther is the author of several books including THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR'S HANDBOOK.

Dr. Robert D. Morgan received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in counseling psychology after completing his predoctoral internship at the Federal Correctional Institution in Petersburg Virginia. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in forensic psychology in the department of psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Presently Dr. Morgan is the Co-Associate chair of Psychology and Assistant Professor in the Counseling Division at Texas Tech University.

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