Essay On Career Goal

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My academic and professional journey began in August of 1997 while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. As an undergraduate, I held a dedicated focus aimed toward a terminal degree with an interdisciplinary focus and a career as an agent of social change. My academic success over the years paralleled a passion for working with underserved populations. Since completing a bachelor’s degree, I have earned a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution from Abilene Christian University, and dedicated over a decade serving as an educator, counselor, intermediary and advocate for children, youth, the aged and individuals with Special Needs.
My affinity for working with underserved populations
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The program offers pedagogy in subject matter relevant to my academic interests and career goals. Moreover, I am drawn to the course of study because of its international focus and opportunity for the real-world practicum experience. My vast experience in the field of human and social services, combined with my educational background serves as a solid foundation for earning a Ph.D. in International Psychology with an emphasis in Organizations and Systems. This combination provides the strong foundation to contour my future career goals and research interests. I believe that The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is a premier institution for an ambitious Ph.D. contender. As a recent graduate of a Master’s program, I’m aware and conversant with the rigors of graduate study. I am confident that I have the tools and the resolve to succeed in such a stimulating and challenging atmosphere. I want to continue evolving as a learner, scholar and citizen of the world, by refining my skill, knowledge and ability the navigate organizational theory and practice. I feel that my life experiences, as well as my commitment to education as well human and social services, would be an asset to the doctoral program in International Psychology. I am convinced that The Chicago School of Professional Psychology holds the quality of curriculum and diversity in educators and

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