Synopses & Reviews
Its time to put your psychology major to work!
You've worked hard for that psychology degree. Now what? Sometimes, the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.
Great Jobs for Psychology Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs.
Great Jobs for Psychology Majors will help you:
- Determine the occupation that's best suited to you
- Craft a résumé and cover letter that stand out from the rest
- Discover the avenues to find the perfect job
- Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job
- Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession
Go from English major to:
- School counselor
- Case worker
- Music therapist
- Health-care representative
- Social worker
- Child-care worker
- Policy analyst
Answers your question "What can I do with a major in psychology?"
It isn't always obvious what your college major can offer to the workplace. "Great Jobs for Psychology Majors" helps you explore the possibilities your major creates and provides: Guidance on how to present a psychology major as a workplace asset during an interview A primer on how to conduct a job search Ways to use your major in the real world
About the Author
is the director of Career Services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire, where he counsels students and develops year-round career workshops.
Julie DeGalan worked as administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College, where she focused on career development programs for students.