Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (CGU)
Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences
In this chapter we hear applied psychologists provide their own perspectives on their training and career development. Drawing on these and other sources, we consider how graduate psychology programs can facilitate successful applied careers for current and future students, and we offer suggestions for students who wish to prepare for an applied career. An important lessons is that there is a wide variety of exciting new careers for which no discipline can prepare people better than psychology. Yet, we can be even more effective as a discipline if we learn from the experience of psychologists who have already established successful careers in applied areas.
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Berger, D. E. (2006). Preparing for a Rewarding Career Applying the Science of Psychology. Chapter in Donaldson, S. I., Berger, D. E., & Pezdek, K. (Eds.) Applied psychology: New frontiers and rewarding careers. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.