Psychology Career Options
1 School psychologists
You can work in an educational setting to assist children to deal with emotional, academic, Career and social problems. Lately, school psychology has become one of the fastest growing fields and is also yet to be explored.
Counsellors are of numerous types, they primarily help people deal with a wide variety of issues, including marriage, family, substance dependence issues. A counselor’s work settings can include schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, and you can even opt for private practice.
3 Criminal psychologists
psychology in itself is a very interesting discipline to study and it adds on like a cherry on the cake when you get the opportunity to apply the theories of psychology to the fields of criminal investigation and law. While the field may not be as fam-glam as it is depicted in the movies and novels we read, criminal psychology is still an exciting career choice.
4 Engineering psychologists
It is a yet to be explored or rather we say, unexplored field of psychology where you get to study how actually people interact with machines and other technology. These professionals use their knowledge of the human mind and behavior to help design and improve the latest technology.
5 Clinical psychology
It is the single largest employment area within the field of psychology and for obvious reasons the most popular and advanced career option in psychology. Clinical psychologists analyze, diagnose, and treat people living with psychological or psychiatric disorders. These professionals work environment include that of hospital settings, mental health clinics, or even private practices.
6 Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists
With increasing interest in psychology the field of industrial-organizational psychology is evidently the most fast-paced growing field, now when almost every company requires a separate HR department whose prime focus is on workplace behavior, often using psychological principles to increase worker productivity and to select employees that are best-suited for particular jobs.
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