Synopses & Reviews
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.
CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY helps readers 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.
About the Author
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 in addition to CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. 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. Dr. Morgan is currently the Co-Associate Chair of Psychology and Assistant Professor in the Counseling Division at Texas Tech University.
Table of Contents
1. Choosing a Major and Career. 2. Getting a Job After Graduation. 3. Clinical and Counseling Psychology. 4. School Psychology. 5. Legal and Forensic Psychology. 6. Health Psychology. 7. Sport Psychology. 8. Biopsychology, Cognitive Neuropsychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology. 9. Careers for Students with Interests in Industrial, Organizational, and Human Factors Psychology. 10. Experimental, Cognitive, and Quantitativey Psychology, and Psychometrics. 11. Social and Consumer Psychology. 12. Developmental Psychology. 13. Graduate-level Careers in Psychology. 14. Getting into Graduate School in Psychology.