Opportunities in Psychology Bibliography

Most Titles Can Be Found At the SJSU Library

Majoring in Psychology:

 

Heffernan, T. M. (2000). A student's guide to studying psychology (2nd ed.). New York, NY, US: Psychology Press.

 

Keller, P. A. (Ed). (1994). Academic paths: Career decisions and experiences of psychologists. Hillsdale, NJ, England: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

 

Kuther, T. L. (2003). The psychology major's handbook. Belmont, CA: Thomson Learning/Wadsworth.

 

Landrum, R. E., & Davis, S. F. (2003). The psychology major: Career options and Strategies for Success (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

 

Morgan, B. L., & Korschgen, A. J. (2001). Majoring in psych?: Career options for psychology undergraduates (2nd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

 

Woods, P. J., & Wilkinson, C. S. (Eds.). (1987). Is Psychology the Major for You?: Planning for your undergraduate years. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Zeller, M. J. (1987).  Emerging and unconventional careers for psychology majors. Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

 

General Psychology Career Guides:

 

American Psychological Association. (2003, November). Psychology: Scientific problem solvers -- careers for the 21st century. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. [PDF brochure]

 

DeGalan, J., & Lambert, S. (2001). Great jobs for psychology majors (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: VGM Career Books.

 

Kuther, T. L., & Morgan, R. D. (2004). Careers in psychology: Opportunities in a changing world. Belmont, CA: Thomson Learning/Wadsworth.

 

Morgan, R. D., Kuther, T. L., & Habben, C. J. (2004). Life after graduate school in psychology: Insider's advice from new psychologists. New York: Psychology Press.

 

Prinstein, M. J., & Patterson, M. D. (Eds.). (2003). The portable mentor: Expert guide to a successful career in psychology. New York: Kluwer Academic.

 

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.). (1997). Career paths in psychology: Where your degree can take you. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Super, C. M., & Super, D. E. (2001). Opportunities in psychology careers (rev. ed.). Chicago, IL: VGM Career Books.

 

Wise, P. S. (1988).  Helping students choose careers in psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Woods, P. J. (1987). Is psychology for them? The psychology major: Training and employment strategies.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Academic Career Guides:

 

Darley, J. M., Zanna, M. P., & Roediger, H. L., III. (Eds.). (2004). The complete academic: A career guide (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Keller, P. A. (Ed.). (1994). Academic paths: Career decisions and experiences of psychologists. Hillsdale, N.J.: L. Erlbaum.

 

Kronenfeld, J. J., & Whicker, M. L. (1997). Getting an academic job: Strategies for success. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Rheingold, H. L. (1994). The psychologist's guide to an academic career. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Clinical and Counseling Career Guides:

 

Baxter, N. J. [revised by Toch, M. U., & Perry, P. A.] (1997). Opportunities in counseling and development careers (rev. ed.). Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons.

 

Dryden, W., & Spurling, L. (Eds.). (1989). On becoming a psychotherapist. New York: Tavistock/Routledge.

 

Schapira, S. K. (2000). Choosing a counseling or psychotherapy training: A practical guide. New York: Routledge.

 

Woody, R. H., & Robertson, M. H. (1997). A career in clinical psychology: From training to employment. Madison, CT: International Universities Press.

 

Internship Opportunities:

 

Baird, B. N. (2005). The internship, practicum, and field placement handbook: A guide for the helping professions (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education

 

Boylan, J. C., Malley, P. B., & Reilly, E. P. (2001). Practicum and internship: Textbook and resource guide for counseling and psychotherapy (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Brunner-Routledge.

 

Faiver, C., Eisengart, S., & Colonna, R. (2004). The counselor intern's handbook (3rd ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson-Brooks/Cole.

 

Megargee, E. I. (2001). Megargee's guide to obtaining a psychology internship (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Brunner-Routledge.

 

Williams-Nickelson, C., & Prinstein, M. J. (Eds.). (2005). Internships in psychology: The APAGS workbook for writing successful applications and finding the right match (2005-2006 ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Psychology Graduate Programs:

 

American Psychological Association. (2004). Graduate study in psychology: 2005 Edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Clawson, T. W., Henderson, D. A., Schweiger, W. K., & Collins, D. R. (Eds.). (2004). Counselor preparation: Programs, faculty, trends (11th ed.). New York: Brunner/Routledge.

 

Kuther, T. L. (2004). Graduate study in psychology: Your guide to success. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd.

 

Peterson's Guides. (2003). Graduate programs in psychology (4th rev. ed.). Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson's/Thompson.

 

Sayette, M. A., Mayne, T. J., & Norcross, J. C. (2004). Insider's guide to graduate programs in clinical and counseling psychology (2004/2005 ed.). New York: Guilford Publications.

 

Applying to Graduate School:

 

American Psychological Association. (1993). Getting in: A step-by-step plan for gaining admission to graduate school in psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Buskist, W., & Sherburne, T. R. (1996). Preparing for graduate study in psychology: 101 questions and answers. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

 

Keith-Spiegel, P., & Wiederman, M. W. (2000). The complete guide to graduate school admission: psychology, counseling, and related professions (2nd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Graduate Record Examination:

 

Educational Testing Service. (1994). GRE: Practicing to take the psychology test (3rd ed.). Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.

 

Jay, M. (2002). Cracking the GRE psychology test (6th ed.). New York: Princeton Review.

 

Kellogg, R. T., & Pisacreta, R. (1998). The best preparation for GRE psychology with software. Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association.

 

Palmer, E. L., & Thompson-Schill, S. L. (2001). Barron's how to prepare for the GRE psychology (5th ed.). Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series.

 

Palmer, M., and the staff of Kaplan, Inc. (2003). GRE psychology. New York: Simon & Schuster.

 

Raphael, S., & Halpert, L. H. (1999). GRE psychology: Everything you need to score high (3rd ed.). New York: MacMillan.

 

Graduate School Handbooks:

 

Isaac, A. (1998). The African American student's guide to surviving graduate school. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Johnson, W. B., & Huwe, J. M. (2003). Getting mentored in graduate school. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Peters, R. L. (1992). Getting what you came for: The smart student's guide to earning a master's or a Ph.D. New York: Noonday Press.

 

Pittman, V. V. (1997). Surviving graduate school part time. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Rittner, B., & Trudeau, P. (1997). The women's guide to surviving graduate school. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Walfish, S., & Hess, A. K. (Eds.). (2001). Succeeding in graduate school: The career guide for psychology students. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Advising Psychology Majors:

 

Woods, P. J. (1987). Is psychology for them? A guide to undergraduate advising. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Careers in Psychology Articles:

 

Carroll, J. L., Shmidt, J. L., & Sorensen, R. (1992). Careers in psychology: or What can I do with a bachelor's degree. Psychological Reports. Vol. 71(3, Pt 2) Dec, 1151-1154.

 

Dodson, J. P., Chastain, G., & Landrum, R. E. (1996).  Psychology seminar: Careers and graduate study in psychology.  Teaching-of-Psychology. Vol. 23(4) Dec, 238-240.

 

Green, R. J., McCord, M., & Westbrooks, T. (2005).  Student awareness of educational requirements for desired careers and the utility of a careers in psychology course. College-Student-Journal. Vol. 39(2) Jun, 218-222.

 

Hackney, H. A. (2005).  Insider's advice from new psychologists helpful to all.  PsycCRITIQUES. Vol. 50 (50), No Pagination Specified.

 

Nauta, M. M. (2002).  A career research project for undergraduate psychology students.  Teaching of Psychology. Vol. 29(4) Nov, 288-291.

 

Pressley, M. (2005).  Oh, the places an educational psychologist can go! ... and how young educational psychologists can prepare for the trip (apologies to Dr. Seuss). Educational Psychologist. Vol. 40(3) Sum 2005, 137-153.

 

Seegmiller, B. R. (2003).  A peer advising course for undergraduate psychology majors.  Teaching-of-Psychology. Vol. 30(1) Win, 51-53.

 

Taylor, R. D., & Hardy, C. A. (1996).  Careers in psychology at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Psychological-Reports. Vol. 79(3, Pt 1) Dec, 960-962.