Careers in Psychology

Careers in Psychology

Opportunities in A Changing World

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Details what education is necessary for a career in psychology, discusses various psychology fields and careers, and how to get through school and find a job after graduation.

Cengage Learning
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.

Book News
Kuther (Western Connecticut State U.) and Morgan (Texas Tech U.) outline careers in psychology for undergraduate and graduate students. They discuss the nature of psychology and careers available, as well as choosing a major, the benefits of a psychology major, and succeeding as a student, then careers for baccalaureate and graduate degree holders in clinical, counseling, school, health, sport, experimental, cognitive, quantitative, social, consumer, and developmental psychology; law and psychology; biopsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and clinical neuropsychology; and industrial/organizational psychology and human factors. They end with chapters on getting a job after graduation, careers for graduate degree holders in academic, research, and applied settings, and how to apply to graduate school. This edition adds career profiles and updated salary and career information. It has been reorganized to emphasize the interests of undergraduates. Each chapter has a table of courses, applied experiences, and research experiences, and a checklist to evaluate interest and aptitude. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2013
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9781133049678
Characteristics: xvii, 218 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Morgan, Robert D.


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