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Community Organizer Trainee in Richmond

Psychology Job - Full-Time 26 November 2008 | Comments Off

Description: The DART Organizers Institute is a paid, field school for those wishing to pursue a career in community organizing. The Organizers Institute includes a seven-day classroom workshop with veteran organizers from the field, and up to 15-weeks of in-field training with a local organization. Graduates from the DART Organizers Institute will join dozens of […]

Non-Academic Careers for Scientific Psychologists – APA article

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True or False? The only career option for a scientifically-trained psychologist is a faculty position in a college or university. The answer is a resounding False! In response to the concerns of many psychology graduate students about the lack information on careers outside of the university setting, we began inviting scientific psychologists with traditional training […]

Industries and career options with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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1. Community Relations Officer: works either for business or government in promoting good relations with the local community. 2. Affirmative Action Officer: works for recruitment and equal opportunities for minorities; employed by business, industries, schools and government. 3. Recreation Worker: plans and supervises community recreation facilities. (Increasing number of opportunities available for therapeutic recreation workers, […]

The Value of the Undergraduate Degree – From APA

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Psychology majors, whether they have gone on to careers in psychology (the majority do not) or other fields, cite courses in the principles of human behavior as especially important to life after college. The additional insight gained from these courses helps them, whether they are functioning as parents at home, managers on the job, or […]

Top 10 Career Strategies for Freshmen and Sophomores

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by Bob Orndorff You control your career destiny! Just going to class and picking up your diploma after four years doesn’t cut it. You need to become active on and off campus. Becoming marketable to employers or graduate schools is a four-year job! Here are the top 10 things you can do during college to […]

Five Myths About Career Services

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1. The office is useful only for specific majors. 2. Career Services is only for seniors. 3. The only way to get a job is if the employers interview on campus. 4. Employers are only hiring seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or better. 5. Very few students get a job through the career services […]

Want to be an intern … internationally?

Announcements,Psychology Internships 26 November 2008 | Comments Off

Here are some great places to look! Intern Abroad http://www.internabroad.com/search.cfm International Cooperative Education http://www.icemenlo.com/index.shtml Alliance Abroad http://www.allianceabroad.com/

Phoenix Project: 2009 Nonprofit Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Program

Announcements 25 November 2008 | Comments Off

Application http://www.phoenixproject.org/socialentrepreneurship/nlp/nonprofit_leadership_form/ Process Applications will continue to be accepted until March 15, 2009. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to maximize their opportunities for admission and funding. In addition to completing an application and submitting a transcript, all applicants will be invited to participate in individual phone interviews. The Phoenix Project seeks […]

FULL TIME Sales Representative Trainee; Sun Life Financial

Psychology Job - Full-Time 24 November 2008 | Comments Off

Location: Richmond, Virginia Industry: Insurance Job Function: Sales Description: A company is only as good as its people. At Sun Life Financial, one of our primary core values dictates that we pursue excellence through the people we employ and the work that they do. As a world-class financial services organization, we recognize that the contributions […]

Full-Time Sales Representative; Russell Stover Candies; Fairfaix, VA– $30-35,000 a year

Psychology Job - Full-Time 24 November 2008 | Comments Off

Location: Fairfax, Virginia Industry: Manufacturing Job Function: Sales Description: ENTRY LEVEL As the nation’s leading manufacturer of boxed chocolates, we are seeking a professional full-time Sales Representative to cover Fairfax, Virginia and the surrounding cities. Summary of job responsibilities: ƒá Manage a geographic territory of approximately 150 accounts calling on stores according to a set […]