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Careers in Psych: Exam 2
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Go over the acceptance rates for clinical doctoral programs.
Free-standing PsyD programs (not affiliated with university): 50% acceptance rate.
University-based PsyD programs: 35% acceptance rate
Clinical PhD programs: 14% acceptance rate
Research-oriented clinical PhD programs: 7% acceptance rate
Know 3 components of GRE general test.
Quantitative Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Analytical Writing
The percentage of experimental psychology on the GRE.
40% of the GRE is experimental psychology.
Who are the APPIC and what do they do?
Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers;Administers the internship matching process.
Statistics for where should you fall when applying for programs (likelihood of getting in)?
What's a resume?
A resume is a brief summary of your experiences. Does not need to be chronological and is typically no longer than 1 page.
What's a vita?
A vita an in-depth summary of your achievements and experiences. Is typically two or more pages long and it is required for it to be chronological.
Know basics of how to write a personal statement for graduate school.
Academic background, general desire for attending grad school, Faculty interests (research), ultimate career goal.
Know when you should ask people for letters of recommendation.
2-3 months in advance, not counting weekends, holidays, and school breaks.
Know research intensive subfields described in textbook (there are 5 of them.
Developmental, experimental, cognitive, social, and biopsychology.
Know 2 broad themes of developmental psychology.
Development occurs across the lifespan with important changes at all ages; development is viewed from a global perspective.
Know what applied research and basic research is.
Applied research is already available knowledge used to solve issues;basic research is acquiring knowledge for future use.
Why are research intensive fields challenging?
Companies may expect a certain number of projects completed by a deadline; academic positions may rely on researchers acquiring funding (e.g., grants) and producing a certain number of publications in a period of time.
2 main types of masters degrees in the subfields.
A terminal degree trains students for employment with a master's degree; a nonterminal degree nonterminal degree trains students who plan to pursue a doctoral degree.
Know percentage of doctorates that immediately go to post-doctoral after graduation.
Over 30% go to post-doctoral training after graduation.
Different jobs you could potentially have with nonterminal and terminal degrees.
Research assistant or lab technician, data entry and analysis, advertising and sales, and teacher.
In 2013, which subfields comprised 93% of degrees in psych.
Clinical, General, Counseling, Educational,
School, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Experimental, Other Clinical, Counseling and Applied, Social, Developmental and Child
Which subfield is personnel psychology.
Which assessment technique I/O psychologists used, and why that might make the hiring process more fair.
Cognitive abilities, work related knowledge, physical abilities, honesty, interpersonal skills
Core activities of I/O psychologists
Consultation, administration, research
Where do the majority of I/O psychologists work?
Why I/O is the highest paying subfields.
Many work in consulting forms or have private practices.
Know the mean annual salary of I/Os.
Why I/Os have high salaries + bonuses
Organizations risk losing these professionals to lucrative consulting positions; I/O psychologists may have a direct impact on company productivity and profits, leading to higher salaries.
Why I/O is one of the highest paying psych jobs.
Direct impact on the company's productivity and profits.
What kind of changes in the marketplace do IO psychologists need to account for?
Increased globalization + aging and diverse workforce.
Recommended licensure for I/O
Not completely necessary but is highly recommended to be licensed in your respective state.
Different names of graduate programs in IO D, the names matter and why?
Applied pysh, human resources and management, IO psych, organizational behavior and organizational psych.
Percentage of clinical and counseling doctorate degrees given in 2013.
What is the Boulder Model?
Alternate name for the scientist-practitioner model of graduate training stemming from the historic 1949 conference of directors of training in Boulder, Colorado.
What is the Vail Model?
Alternate name for the practitioner-scholar model of graduate training stemming from a 1973 professional conference in Vail, Colorado.
What's a PsyD?
(Doctor of psychology) doctoral degree that places less emphasis on research-oriented skills and focuses more on application of psychological principles in the clinical context.
What's a PhD?
Doctor of Philosophy.
2 major ways that grad programs in clinical and counseling vary.
Research vs applied quality of training.
Trends in the number of students seeking predoctoral internships.
More and more are searching for them = shortage.
Recommended characteristics to evaluate the quality of doctoral programs.
Licensure: Who makes the rules, how to get licensed, why it could be revoked...
State establishes the rules. Take a national exam. Behavior that is incongruent with pro practice could lead to revoke.
How an unaccredited doctoral program can ruin your career.
Place you at disadvantage for predoctoral training. Some states won't grant a license.
Know the 3 interrelated areas of sports psychology and what they focus on.
Social performance, enhancement/intervention, health and exercise.
When the peer review process happens publishing research.
Primary method of spreading new information in sports psychology.
Research papers in journals.
The year that the APA recognized sports psychology.
The most common employment setting for every exercise and sports psychologists.
Academic positions, private clinical practices, and consulting practices.
Van Raalte and Willians 2005.
Recommended seeking additional training and courses in areas outside of your home dept.
What you need to be licensed for in exercise sports psych and what you don't need to be licensed for.
The two paths to becoming an exercise sports psychologist.
Psychology path and kinesiology path.
Exercise and sports is an interdisciplinary field.
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