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RESOURCES: Our Best Career Advice

Navigating the job market can be a daunting task. However, as a psychology major or minor, you do have the skills necessary to land a financially sound and rewarding career. Psi Chi is committed to supporting you and your unique career path, so we’ve gathered the following Psi Chi articles to help you on your journey. These resources collectively provide Our Best Career Advice on the following popular topics:

Composing Concise, Informative Resumés

Asking for Letters of Recommendation

Acing Your Next Big Interview

Making the Most of Internships

Successfully Navigating Your Place of Work

Composing Concise, Informative Resumés

Preparing Your Career Plan and Resumé

Identifying and Communicating Your Skills From College to Career: Part II

What Does Your Transcript Say About You, and
What Can You Do If It Says Things You Don’t Like?

Your Membership Is More Than a Resumé Builder

Acing Your Next Big Interview

Preparing for Interview Success: Tips to Impress

Everything I Needed to Know About Interviewing,
I Learned From Watching The Bachelor

Job Skills Valued by Employers Who Interview Psychology Majors

Asking for Letters of Recommendation

How to Properly Request Letters of Recommendation From Your Professors:
Ask, Don’t Tell

You’re Writing Your Own Letter of Recommendation

Getting a Good Letter of Recommendation

It Takes More Than Good Grades! Some Straight Talk About
How to Get Strong Letters of Recommendation From Faculty

Making the Most of Internships


The Undergraduate Psychology Internship:
Benefits, Selection, and Making the Most of Your Experience

Undergraduate Research Experience: Preparation for the Job Market

Maximizing Undergraduate Opportunities:
The Value of Research and Other Experiences

Successfully Navigating Your Place of Work

Surviving Your “Freshman” Year in the Workplace With a Bachelor’s Degree

The Worthies Vs. the Great Unwashed: Overcoming Psychology’s Tier Problem

What Do You Want From Your Postgraduate Job?
A Wish List and a Reality Check

Deal With It: When Your Great Expectations Collide With Reality

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Does Your Resu
mé Impress Potential Employers?

"Your resumé should be more than a list of degrees and previous responsibilities. Instead, it should serve as a strategic marketing tool, offering clear evidence of your ability to fill an employer’s needs."

Hilarie Longnecker, MEd
Paul Hettich, PhD

DePaul University (IL)



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