Your Career in Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 1st Edition

  • Tara L. Kuther Western Connecticut State University
  • ISBN-10: 0534617786  |  ISBN-13: 9780534617783
  • 96 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
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YOUR CAREER IN PSYCHOLOGY: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY introduces the forms that industrial, organizational, and human factors careers may take. Each chapter presents a career path, including an overview, advantages and disadvantages, and a profile of a psychologist who has chosen that path. This book is a wonderful starting point for exploring careers in industrial and organizational psychology.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Work Psychology.
2. Academic and Research Careers.
3. Careers in Human Resources.
4. Consultant.
5. Product Development and Environmental Design.
6. Is Industrial Organizational Psychology or Human Factors for You?

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Tara L. Kuther

Tara L. Kuther, Ph.D., studied developmental psychology at Fordham University. Dr. Kuther is Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses in child, adolescent, and adult psychology. She is a Fellow of the Society for Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association, and is active in the Society for Research in Child Development and the Society for Research on Adolescence. Dr. Kuther is the author of over a dozen books in addition to THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR'S HANDBOOK.