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Career Paths in Psychology is the ideal guide for anyone contemplating a career in psychology: students, recent graduates, career-changers, or psychologists seeking new challenges. In this book, psychologists who have achieved great success in a variety of areas discuss their work: what got them into it, what they like and don't like about it, and what a typical work week is like in their chosen specialty. These psychologists offer advice, information, and the inspiration of their own career paths. They speak frankly about salaries and job opportunities and about what it takes to make it in their field.
Table of Contents
|Teaching, Research, and More: Psychologists in an Academic Career||p. 9|
|Learning About Learning: Psychologists in Schools of Education||p. 35|
|Teaching the Managers of Tomorrow: Psychologists in Business Schools||p. 51|
|Working as a Psychologist in a Medical School||p. 69|
|Coming Full Circle: From Academe to Administration to Academe||p. 83|
|Clinical and Counseling Psychology||p. 99|
|Clinical Psychologists in Independent Practice: Infinite Opportunities||p. 101|
|Careers in Child Clinical Psychology||p. 119|
|The Diverse and Intriguing Career Opportunities for Counseling Psychologists||p. 135|
|Clinical Neuropsychology: Brain-Behavior Relationships||p. 161|
|Career Experiences of Clinical Psychologists Working in a Hospital||p. 179|
|A Variety of Organizations||p. 201|
|Careers in Public Service: The Intersection of Science and Policy||p. 203|
|Scientific Careers in Psychology in Government Service||p. 215|
|Promoting Positive School Environments: A Career in School Psychology||p. 227|
|Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology as a Career: Improving Workforce Performance and Retention||p. 249|
|In the Halls of Business: Consulting Psychology as a Career||p. 259|
|Diverse Areas of Psychology||p. 279|
|Military Psychology: A Dynamic and Practical Application of Psychological Expertise||p. 281|
|Health Psychology: Where Psychological Biological, and Social Factors Intersect||p. 307|
|A Psychologist in Managed Care: An Unexpected Career||p. 329|
|Improving Test Development, Use, and Research: Psychologists in Educational and Psychological Testing Organizations||p. 343|
|Epilogue: Preparing for a Career in Psychology||p. 357|
|About the Editor||p. 375|
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