Chapter 9. Careers in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

  1. Dr. Jeffrey L. Helms Associate Professor specialist psychologist member and
  2. Dr. Daniel T. Rogers Assistant Professor psychologist member

Published Online: 28 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch9

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

How to Cite

Helms, J. L. and Rogers, D. T. (2010) Careers in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, in Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch9

Author Information

  1. Kennesaw State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190640

Online ISBN: 9781444320718

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Keywords:

  • careers in industrial and organizational psychology;
  • undergraduate students, interested in subfield of I/O psychology;
  • industrial psychology, individual employee and his or her behavior;
  • I/O psychologists, hiring and promotion situation - bringing expertise on selection process;
  • performance evaluation and appraisal;
  • organizational psychology in workplace - and behavior of company as a whole;
  • workplace concern for I/O psychologists - legal issues in hiring, firing, promotion, evaluation processes;
  • I/O psychology, broad subfield - hiring single employees and massive restructuring;
  • I/O psychology, subfield emphasizing science and applied practice;
  • I/O psychology subfield and licensure for I/O psychologists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining the Subfield

  • The Work

  • Training and Preparation

  • Working in Areas Related to I/O Psychology With a Bachelor's Degree

  • The Flexibility of the Doctoral Degree in I/O Psychology: Russell E. Johnson, PhD

  • Professional Spotlight: John Chan, PhD

  • Suggested Exercises

  • Suggested Readings by Topic Area

  • References

  • Resources