Psychology: A Career As A Career In Psychology

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As I prepare to graduate, I need to think of life after Olivet. This can be challenging because there are so many areas that interest me in psychology. One thing I am sure of is I want to go to graduate school. During my time as an undergrad, I have taken courses that will help clarify what my interests are and sharpen my skills in those areas of interests. As of now, there are a few options I am considering pursuing. Two of those careers are an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist (19-3032.00) and a Psychology teacher (25-1066.00). Psychology is a passion I have. I would love to share this passion with others through teaching. While I would be just as happy to teach high school students as college students, most high schools only offer …show more content…
Knowledge of teaching methods, as well as knowledge in in psychology the English language is expected. Skills to have or develop include speaking, listening, critical thinking, instructing, and learning strategies. Being able to convey information, understand the students’ questions, and think about their questions is essential to being a teacher. Those skills also related and support the abilities needed, like oral expression, speech clarity, oral comprehension, written comprehension, and written expression. More personally, someone whose interests are SIA, or social, investigative, and artistic may enjoy this …show more content…
Information can be gathered through research, so it makes sense that an activity is working with data. From this data, the psychologist could have tasks like conducting their own research and making changes to organization. They could find a need for training. After finding this need, the next step could be to present it and implement programs that would provide the training needed by the organization. If the organization is being sued, an IO psychologist could provide testimony in lawsuits and show research that defends the procedures the organization has in place. Related to this job are careers in human resources, researchers, business professors, and education

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