This handbook consists of two volumes (see Volume 1). In this volume, the chapters provide advisors and students with information about how to prepare for a career in one of the many sub-fields of psychology. The book is divided into four sections. The first section addresses how to make the decision between a job and graduate school. The second section provides information about careers in basic areas of psychology, e.g., cognitive, physiological. In the third section, the authors address applied areas of psychology, e.g., clinical, school. The last section describes how to prepare for a career outside of psychology, e.g., medicine, law. In the companion volume, there are chapters that are intended to provide the reader with ideas on how to organize the advising process, advising students with a wide range of special needs, using the advising process to promote both curricular and extra-curricular activities, what to say in an advising session, and how to assess advising.
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