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An accessible guide for all Psychology undergraduates.


Focusing on the multiple ways that students can enhance their marketability while still in school, Majoring in Psych?: Career Options for Psychology Undergraduates, 5/e answers the career-planning questions most psychology majors find themselves asking.This student-friendly guide looks at psychology as both a discipline and a liberal arts degree from a career perspective. The authors have compiled information to help students demystify the process of career development. Using a question-and-answer format, this valuable resource shows students how they can take an early and active role in shaping their professional paths. The humorous, down-to-earth tone makes this book accessible to all students.


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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Explore the various careers a Psychology major can provide.
  • Enhance their marketability as a Psychology major.

Table of contents



Chapter 1:      Should I major in psychology?

Chapter 2:      How can I be sure?

Chapter 3:      What careers are available?

Chapter 4:      How do I explore careers?

Chapter 5:      How do I enhance my employability?

Chapter 6:      Will I make any money?

Chapter 7:      Should I go to graduate school?

Chapter 8:      How do I prepare for graduate school?

Chapter 9:      How do I do a job search?

Chapter 10:    I have my job, now what?

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