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Jonathan Golding, Ph.D. and Anne Lippert, PhD
Don't really know what's next for you in life? Getting a degree but not thinking about what you will do with it? Well career planning takes time and effort so start now!
Explore the opportunities of the helping relationship. See if a career in mental health is right for you.
Diseases prevalent in the elderly often affect psychological and physical health. Geriatric psychology helps to address both for an integrative treatment approach.
Direct care work is not necessarily easy, but they payoff is large.
Are you trying to figure out what to do with your psychology degree? We have a site for you.
Can you be a Psychology major and be Pre-Med? Definitely!
Its not only your activities in college that can increase your chances of becoming an experimental psychologist, but those in the community as well. Check out these tips!
Thinking of a career as an Experimental Psychologist but don't know where to start? Here are some important steps you need to take that you can accomplish while in college.
A litigation consultant reveals how a psych degree leads to a career in legal consulting.
Is athletic performance only based on physical ability? Sports psychologists work with athletes to show that the mind (e.g., motivation) can also be a very important factor.
Pick up a few skills in these areas and watch your marketability rise
If you have an interest in clinical psychology and the natural sciences a career in genetic counseling might work for you.
Weigh these important factors before you head down the wrong path.
Do you believe that making art is healing and life enhancing? Are you interested in mental health as well? Art therapy combines the two in a unique profession.
Want to obtain a career in mental health with only a bachelor's degree? Follow these 9 steps!
Think the job interview is only about your skills and education? You may be surprised to learn some tricks to positively influence your chances of employment.
How do you make sure that you stand out from everyone else? The answer often comes down to marketing.
Thinking of a career related to clinical psychology. If you plan to go to graduate school, you will need to decide whether to pursue a Masters or a Doctorate degree.
Volunteering in the community provides huge payback in terms of reaching your career goals.
Think you are on the road to financial nowhere because you majored in psychology? The most common career paths for those with a bachelor's in psychology may have you think again.
Taking the GRE is not as simple as you may think.
As you move closer to actually taking the GRE, be ready to put in a serious effort in your exam preparation.
If you are thinking about graduate school, the GRE is in your future. Here is a ton of information about the GRE so you will be better prepared to take it.
How is the digitalization of society affecting the way we study human behavior?
Are you considering a career in clinical psychology? What factors can help you decide between a PhD and PsyD.
How does psychology help politicians get ahead? Your vote may have been cast because of psychological tactics.
Did you ever consider a career involving the psychology of where people work? If "yes", then a career in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology is for you.
How this psychology major found his niche in the legal arena.
Is minority inclusion growing in Psychology-related careers? Let's take a look.
Have opportunities improved for women in Psychology-related careers? Definitely!
Jonathan Golding, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky. Anne Lippert, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Kentucky.