Opportunities In Psychology Careers

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Overview

Each book offers:



• The latest information on a field of

interest

• Training and educational

requirements for each career

• Salary statistics for different positions

within each field

• Up-to-date professional and Internet

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Editorial Reviews

KLIATT
These new (some newly revised) titles in a series of over 100 guides describe career options in a variety of fields, along with information on educational requirements, salary statistics, and employment prospects. For example, the title on veterinary medicine, written by a professor of veterinary science, covers the history of veterinary medicine, preparing for a career as a vet, and describes in detail various veterinary careers: working as a general practitioner, a specialist, for a zoo, in public service, in industry, as a teacher or researcher, and in the military. Also covered are related careers, like technicians, and veterinary organizations, along with future trends in the field. Appendices include listings of colleges of veterinary medicine, organizations, publications, and more. Some of the titles, like the ones on public relations and on forensic science, include helpful firsthand accounts by people working in the field. For school and public libraries with special interests in any of these areas, or large career collections. (Opportunities in... series) KLIATT Codes: JSA—Recommended for junior and senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2001, McGraw-Hill, VGM, 148p. bibliog, $12.95 each. Ages 13 to adult. Reviewer: Paula Rohrlick; September 2001 (Vol. 35 No. 5)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071545303
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/19/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 707,765
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Table of Contents


Preface vii
1 An Overview of Psychology 1 Three psychologies A brief look at psychology specialties Questions in psychology Psychology as a science Psychology as a profession Psychology as an academic pursuit and instructional field Psychology and the public debate Psychology's place in society Who should enter the profession?
2 Specializations in Psychology 23 Experimental and physiological psychology Engineering psychology Developmental psychology Educational psychology Psychology of personality Social psychology Psychometrics and quantitative methods Industrial-organizational psychology Counseling psychology Clinical and abnormal psychology School psychology Sports psychology Emerging specialties, related fields, and interdisciplinary bridges
3 Education and Training 67 Undergraduate education Graduate preparation Master's programs Doctoral programs Postdoctoral programs Continuing education Accredited graduate programs in psychology Choosing a graduate school Financing graduate education
4 Employment Prospects and Compensation 81 Master's degree holders Bachelor's degree holders Rapid growth Where the jobs are Diversity in psychology Compensation for psychologists Some disadvantages
5 Planning a Career in Psychology 97 Getting started Getting ahead Networking Think tanks, research institutes, and freelance work
6 Scientific and Professional Organizations in Psychology 117 American Psychological Association Association for Psychological Science Canadian Psychological Association American Board of Professional Psychology Psi Chi Related associations State and provincial licensing and certification boards National Register of Health Service Providers in PsychologyAppendix North American Psychology Licensing Boards 131 Further Reading 145
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