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Author Doverspike, Dennis, author

Title Becoming an industrial-organizational psychologist / by Dennis Doverspike and Catalina Flores
Edition 1 edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2019


Description 1 online resource
Contents Beginning thoughts -- Introduction -- The i-o psychologist -- The undergraduate student years -- Pursuing i-o as an undergraduate -- Applying to graduate school -- Types of i-o graduate programs -- Decisions, decisions, decisions : selecting the right program and offer -- The graduate student years -- The graduate school years -- Applied experience and internships -- Licensure and certification -- Cha-cha-changes : transitioning into I-O -- Careers -- Academic jobs and careers -- Consulting jobs and careers -- Industry jobs and careers -- Government jobs and careers -- Concluding thoughts -- Concluding thoughts
Summary So you want to be an Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychologist? You may have heard that it is one of the fields of the future, fast-growing, and a highly sought-after profession. But what is Industrial-Organizational Psychology? What does an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist do? Answering these questions and many more, Becoming an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist is the perfect introduction, providing an expert overview of careers in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, the study of human behavior in the workplace. Part1 of the book discusses what I-O Psychology is and what I-O Psychologists do, including the history of the field, research areas, and job types and titles. Part2 discusses the undergraduate years, including how to make oneself competitive for graduate school, and going through the process of identifying graduate programs, applying, and deciding on the right program. Part3 focuses on the graduate years, including advice on success in a graduate program and in internships, as well as additional issues like licensure and transitioning from other careers. Finally, Part4 discusses how to find a job and begin a career in the various sectors of I-O Psychology: academic, consulting, industry, and government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-153) and index
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Subject Industrial psychologists.
Psychology, Industrial.
Psychology, Industrial
PSYCHOLOGY -- Applied Psychology.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- General.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Happiness.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Success.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Industrial & Organizational Psychology.
Industrial psychologists
Psychology, Industrial
Form Electronic book
Author Flores, Catalina, author
LC no. 2019006836
ISBN 9781351061865