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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
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"All undergraduates planning on entering doctoral programs should be encouraged to buy Your Career in Psychology, and it should be required reading for all incoming doctoral students." (PsycCRITIQUES, February 2010)

"The entire book ... does an excellent job. ... A must read book for all doctoral graduates and hopefully doctoral candidates before." (The General Psychologist, Autumn 2009)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405179423
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen F. Davis is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Emporia State University (Emporia, Kansas). He currently serves as Visiting Distinguished Professor at Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, Texas) and Distinguished Guest Professor at Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa). Student professional development is one of his main areas of expertise in psychology.

Peter J. Giordano is Professor and Chair of Psychology at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a frequent workshop presenter on pedagogy in psychology and on student professional development issues.

Carolyn A. Licht is a clinical psychologist with Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital. She specializes in the care of culturally diverse inner-city children and families affected by HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and trauma.

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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 3
Elliott D. Hammer and Elizabeth Yost Hammer

2 Dealing with Student Loans 13
Jason P. Kring

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

Part II Finding an Academic Job 43

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

5 Negotiating the Application and Interview Process 59
Christia Spears Brown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part IV Special Considerations for Psychologists in Other Applied Areas 229

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

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

19 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 259
William J. Attenweiler

20 Neuropsychology 271
Cooper B. Holmes

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

Conclusion 295

Name Index 297

Subject Index 303

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