Career Paths in Psychology: How to Use Your Degree
Author(s): Paul Argott
Do you often think that your students do not know how many options a psychology degree provides? Outside of providing therapy or counseling, many undergraduates in psychology don’t know what psychologists do.
Are your students unsure about their career plans? Because psychology students do not know the professional benefits of a psychology degree, many do not know the professional path that they will take once they obtain their degree.
Do your students struggle with professional interactions? Undergraduate students often do not understand the importance of professional interactions and do not know what it truly means to be a professional.
In Career Paths in Psychology: How You Can Use Your Degree, Dr. Paul Argott uses a conversational yet professional tone to provide students with the following:
- A description of and tips on how to engage in professional behavior
- Guidance on creating a resume or curriculum vitae
- Career options with a bachelor’s degree in psychology
- A description of multiple sub-fields in psychology and related careers
- Guidance on preparing a graduate school application packet
Chapter 1 Act like a Professional to be a Professional
Chapter 2 Preparing and Writing a Resume and CV
Chapter 3 Acing the Interview
Chapter 4 So, What can you do with a Bachelor’s Degree?
Chapter 5 Selecting and using a Minor
Chapter 6 Addressing Mental Health
Chapter 7 Promoting Healthy Behavior and Addressing Health Concerns Chapter 8 Human Development and Learning
Chapter 9 Beyond Therapy into Business and the Workforce
Chapter 10 Marketing and Social Behavior
Chapter 11 Psychology and the Law and Military Psychology
Chapter 12 Cognitive and Quantitative Psychology
Chapter 13 Psychology and the Brain
Chapter 14 Sports and Human Performance Enhancement
Chapter 15 Preparation for Graduate Level Jobs: Getting into Graduate School