CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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After researching the psychology specialties listed below using the Occupational Outlook Handbook at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ , APA.org , and any other credible resources you may find online at other sites, gather the facts needed to write a pair (2) of thorough yet succinct paragraphs summarizing the job responsibilities, work locations, salaries, education, national licensing requirements and career outlook for each career and its percentage growth expected.  After each of the 12 paragraph pairs, note whether that specialty in psychology would be of interest to you as a career option in the future and explain why or why not.  Once the 12 sets of paragraphs and interest or non-interest explanations are complete, compile them into a single APA formatted paper using the career titles as separating headings within the paper body. E nd the paper two paragraphs comparing and contrasting the way in which information about the 12 careers is communicated in the Occupational Outlook Handbook vs. how it is communicated on the APA.org website (i.e. which format was the easiest to navigate and understand; which had the most "news you could use" [i.e. info useful to someone accessing it to make a career decision).

This paper is due by the end of Week 5 of the course. It must be in compliance with university academic standards and formatting rules of the American Psychological Association (APA) and include a title page, abstract, paper-body source credits and a reference page attached to the end listing each source used. No papers will be accepted via email unless previously agreed upon. Please upload papers to the appropriate assignments tab of the classroom.

 


 

 

Psychology Careers to be reviewed for this assignment:

 

Child Psychologist
Counseling Psychologist
Clinical Psychologist
Developmental Psychologist
Experimental Psychologist
Forensic Psychologist
Industrial-Organizational Psychologist
Health Psychologist
Neuropsychologist
School Psychologist
Social Psychologist
Sports Psychologist

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