Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work / Edition 1

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work / Edition 1

by Stephen F. Davis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405179414

ISBN-13: 9781405179416

Pub. Date: 07/28/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Your Career in Psychology directly addresses the major issues confronting doctoral students and aspiring professionals in psychology.

  • Addresses early graduate school career planning as well as issues confronting recent doctoral graduates in psychology
  • Chapters written by established professionals in their fields provide essential

Overview

Your Career in Psychology directly addresses the major issues confronting doctoral students and aspiring professionals in psychology.

  • Addresses early graduate school career planning as well as issues confronting recent doctoral graduates in psychology
  • Chapters written by established professionals in their fields provide essential insights for launching a successful career in psychology
  • Includes separate chapters with advice for graduates considering careers in academia,  clinical or counseling fields,  and in various applied settings
  • Sections on “Concerns and Advice for Undergraduates” help readers pave their way during the early stages of career planning and development
  • Each chapter features a listing of relevant resources such as suggested reading and Internet links
  • User-friendly tone makes this book accessible to students

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405179416
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,278,671
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors ix

Preface xiii

Part I General Considerations 1

1 Maximizing Your Graduate Training: Issues to Think About from the Start Elliott D. Hammer Elizabeth Yost Hammer 3

2 Dealing with Student Loans Jason P. Kring 13

3 Creating Balance as a New Professional: Caring for Others by Caring for Yourself Carolyn A. Licht Diana Nash 29

Part II Finding an Academic Job 43

4 Your Advisor and Department Chair: Key Figures in Your Early Career Dennis R. Papini 45

5 Negotiating the Application and Interview Process Christia Spears Brown 59

6 Being a Good Departmental Citizen: Getting Your Career Off on the Right Track Randolph A. Smith 75

7 The Life of a College Professor: Teaching, Research, and Service Lonnie Yandell 89

8 Preparing for a Career at a Research University Kenneth J. Sufka 103

9 Preparing for a Career at a Teaching Institution Jessica G. Irons William Buskist 117

Part III Special Considerations for Psychologists in Clinical, Counseling, and Related Areas 133

10 Using Externships, Internships, and Postdoctoral Placements to Your Advantage Erica M. Chin 135

11 Preparing for Licensure Janet R. Matthews Lee H. Matthews 151

12 Practical Considerations When Beginning to Practice: Ethics, Billing, Insurance Roy E. Hutton 163

13 Specialist versus Generalist Careers: Choosing Your Path Dean McKay 175

14 Managing Multiple Roles: How to Works as a Clinician and Still Pursue Research and Teaching Michael J. T. Leftwich Warren W. Tryon 187

15 Working in Hospitals and Community Mental Health Centers: Rewards and Pitfalls versus Private Practice Whitney Maynor Derek Suite 201

16 The Role of the Psychologist ina Medical Setting: The Interdisciplinary Team Approach Natalie N. Humphrey Ezer Kang 215

Part IV Special Considerations for Psychologists in Other Applied Areas 229

17 Preparing for Careers in School Psychology Barbara H. Wasik Samuel Song Steven Knotek 231

18 Preparing to be a Forensic Psychologist: There is No Single Right Way! Matthew T. Huss Valerie M. Gonsalves 245

19 Industrial and Organizational Psychology William J. Attenweiler 259

20 Neuropsychology Cooper B. Holmes 271

21 Continuing Education and More Specialized Credentials Theresa A. Wozencraft 283

Conclusion 295

Name Index 297

Subject Index 303

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