Throughout this course, you have been able to act as an expert in social psychology in a variety of fields, including sales, marketing, legal, and corporate. A person with a master’s degree in psychology could pursue numerous career paths that do not require licensure, getting a PhD, or working in a clinical setting. Being creative, identify at least three potential career paths (which have not been discussed in earlier weeks of the course) that someone with a masters in psychology could pursue.
After listing potential careers, visit HigherEdJobs, Juju, and the Online Psychology Career Center and find a job listing for a career path that you are interested in. This could be one you identified in this discussion, one that was previously mentioned in this course, or a career that would require licensure or a PhD.
Share the link to the job posting that you are interested in. After you have shared this linkExplain what drew you to this career. Explain the existing skills you have that will serve you well in this career.Explain how you will use social psychology in this career Evaluate whether you will be qualified for this job after completing this masters degree. If not, what additional steps would you need to take to become qualified (e.g., take additional courses, obtain a PhD, become licensed, have additional work experience, etc)?
Guided Response: Review several of your colleagues’ posts and respond to at least two of your peers. For each response, click on the link for the job description your classmate provided and ask at least one follow-up question about that job. In addition to the questions, using HigherEdJobs, Juju, and the Online Psychology Career Center, suggest at least one other position that your classmate may be interested in based on his or her initial post. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 5:00 p.m. MST on Day 7 of the week and respond to anyone who replies to your initial post.
Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.