Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

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Stephen F. Davis, Peter J. Giordano, Carolyn A. Licht
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 20, 2009 - Psychology - 320 pages
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Your Career in Psychology directly addresses the major issues confronting doctoral students and aspiring professionals in psychology.
  • Addresses early graduate school career planning as well as issues confronting recent doctoral graduates in psychology
  • Chapters written by established professionals in their fields provide essential insights for launching a successful career in psychology
  • Includes separate chapters with advice for graduates considering careers in academia,  clinical or counseling fields,  and in various applied settings
  • Sections on “Concerns and Advice for Undergraduates” help readers pave their way during the early stages of career planning and development
  • Each chapter features a listing of relevant resources such as suggested reading and Internet links
  • User-friendly tone makes this book accessible to students
 

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Contents

gfc Preface xiii
1
Dealing with Student Loans
13
Preparing for a Career at a Research University
103
Special Considerations for Psychologists in Clinical
133
Preparing for Licensure
151
Choosing Your Path
175
How to Work as a Clinician and
187
Special Considerations for Psychologists
229
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
259
Neuropsychology
271
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Stephen F. Davis is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Emporia State University (Emporia, Kansas). He currently serves as Visiting Distinguished Professor at Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, Texas) and Distinguished Guest Professor at Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa). Student professional development is one of his main areas of expertise in psychology.

Peter J. Giordano is Professor and Chair of Psychology at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a frequent workshop presenter on pedagogy in psychology and on student professional development issues.

Carolyn A. Licht is a clinical psychologist with Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital. She specializes in the care of culturally diverse inner-city children and families affected by HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and trauma.

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