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Are you considering a degree in psychology? CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY gives you exposure to careers in each of the areas of psychology and prompts you to explore whether or not a major and career in psychology is a good fit for you. Salary and career information, advice on getting a job after graduation, and information on applying to graduate school in psychology help you make decisions about the career that is right for you. CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY is a must read for anyone majoring in psychology or considering the degree.
Psychology is one of the most popular college majors and can lead to a satisfying career in many different fields. If graduate school is not in your plans, this book is for you. It will show you how to leverage your bachelor's degree to find a career with intellectual, emotional, and perhaps even financial rewards.
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The Psychologist's Companion is intended for students as well as young professionals and writers at all stages of their careers seeking inspiration and guidelines for better scientific writing. This book is also a resource for researchers in related fields. It has been comprehensively updated, revised, and extended for its fifth edition and includes the latest style guidelines of the American Psychological Association's Publication Manual (sixth edition, 2009) as well as chapters encompassing the entire research process from doing literature research and planning an experiment to writing the paper. It features new chapters on literature research; ethics; and generating, evaluating, and selling ideas. The Psychologist's Companion also provides information on writing book proposals, grant proposals, and lectures.
Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate majors. To gain an edge and get ahead, current and prospective psychology majors need access to insider knowledge. This book provides an overview of the psychology major, subdisciplines within the field, graduate programs and the admissions process, career opportunities for all degree types, internships, and free resources for students. To make the process more interactive and proactive, students will benefit from the handy assessments, timelines, exercises, tips on enhancing employability, testimonials from students and professionals, and recommended resources, including websites, journals, and conferences. Like a good mentor, this book expertly motivates and empowers students to be proactive in exploring their educational and career options. Whether the ultimate goal is to enter the workforce or graduate school, following this insider guidance will save undergraduates time and increase their chances of success.
Graduation day. Think of it: There you were, smiling for the camera, arms round your family and friends, looking fabulous in a cap and gown. I suspect that while you were standing there, you had certain, basic assumptions about what would follow. In other words, you took it for granted that life wasn't frozen in time. You didn't know the how, what, where, or when of your future, but that was okay with you. Why, then, while smiling for the camera on graduation day, are so many of us plagued by the idea that our career life is stuck in that moment? As in: "Right now, standing here with my arms around my friends and family and holding my mouth in a good smile, I'm supposed to know exactly what I'm going to do in my career." And yet, after the click of the camera and a slight pause, you were able to put your arms down, step away from the pose, and continue rolling with the ongoing "movie" of your life. Here's the thing: It's okay to approach your career the same way. In fact, it's better than okay. It's natural. You can only start from where you are. It doesn't have to seem exactly right. It doesn't have to be "perfect." You can adjust your direction along the way, and even have fun doing it. But first you have to start moving. Book jacket.