9781841694108

Life After Graduate School in Psychology: Insider's Advice from New Psychologists

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    9781841694108

  • ISBN10:

    184169410X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2004-12-26
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres

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Summary

With the diverse array of career opportunities for psychologists, ranging from academia and practice, to business and industry, this book offers a wide-ranging career guide for graduate and postdoctoral students, as well as interns and new psychologists, seeking employment opportunities in the field of psychology. Statistical data on the employment and job satisfaction of new graduates are included. The book also outlines career trends for people at various stages of their psychological career, such as doctoral-level psychologists; psychologists in academia and practice; and nontraditional career opportunities in fields such as public health, marketing research, and software development. Personal tips are given by the authors in the areas of professional development, training needs, and making the transition from graduate student to professional. The book concludes with practical materials to assist a new psychologist in networking, writing a curriculum vitae, interviewing, and searching for jobs.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xv
About the Editors xvii
Contributors xix
Today's New Psychologist: Traditional and Emerging Career Paths
1(12)
Tara L. Kuther
Corey J. Habben
Robert D. Morgan
Part I. Academic and Research Careers for New Psychologists
13(58)
Teaching-Oriented Institutions: ``And Those Who Can't''
15(14)
Anne Ferrari
Doctoral Institutions: On the Other Side of the Fence
29(16)
Lisa Y. Flores
Robert D. Morgan
Interdisciplinary Medical Setting: The Multiple Roles of a Health Psychologist
45(14)
Marilu Price Berry
Medical Schools and Centers: The Merger of Developmental Psychology and Pediatric Asthma Education
59(12)
Jean-Marie Bruzzese
Part II. Practice and Clinical Roles for New Psychologists
71(110)
University Counseling Center: Bridging the Gap between University Counseling Centers and Academia
73(14)
Jeanne M. Hinkelman
Independent Practice: Alive or Dead?
87(10)
Deborah Vineberg
Group Practice: Adapting Private Practice to the New Marketplace
97(16)
Corey J. Habben
Community Mental Health Centers: Opportunities for Supervising Empirically Validated Treatment Protocols
113(12)
Julianne M. Smith-Boydston
Forensic Psychology: Exciting Career Opportunities in the Legal Arena
125(14)
Shawn Roberson
Military Psychology: An Army Clinical Psychologist
139(12)
Joshua N. Friedlander
Correctional Psychology: Looking beyond the Bars
151(16)
Shelia M. Brandt
School Psychologists in Nontraditional Settings: Alternative Roles and Functions in Psychological Service Delivery
167(14)
Richard Gilman
Terri L. Teague
Part III. Business Roles for New Psychologists
181(58)
Management Consultation: Improving Organizations
183(14)
Jane Kasserman
Quantitative Analysis: Life as a Quant Jock with a Ph.D. in Social Psychology
197(14)
Jodie L. Steele
Software User Research: Psychologist in the Software Industry
211(14)
Christopher N. Chapman
Executive Management: Helping Executives Manage Their Organizations through Organizational and Market Research
225(14)
Steven Williams
Part IV. Applied Roles for New Psychologists
239(94)
Public Health: Career Opportunities for Psychologists in Public Health
241(16)
Monica L. Baskin
Trial Consulting: Moving Psychology into the Courtroom
257(18)
Cindy Kludt Andrews
Sport Psychology: Locker Room Confessions
275(14)
Jennifer E. Carter
Disaster Psychology: Keep Clients out of Your Office --- Get into the Field!
289(18)
Teri L. Elliott
Research Consultation: Psychologists as Research Consultants
307(14)
Erika D. Taylor
Dionne R. Dobbins
Darren W. Woodruff
New Psychologists Online: Changing the Face of Psychology through Technology
321(8)
Richard Van Haveren
Corey J. Habben
Tara L. Kuther
Our Future Is Up to Us: The New Psychologist's Role in Shaping the Profession
329(4)
Robert D. Morgan
Corey J. Habben
Tara L. Kuther
Index 333

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