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 and beyond. 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.
Robert D. Morgan is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Texas Tech University. Tara L. Kuther is Associate Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University. Corey J. Habben is a Clinical Psychologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.