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Can I work in Human Resources with a BA in Psychology?

I am graduating soon and would like to go on to Graduate school in Industrial Organizational Psychology, but first I would like to gain some experience. Since HR and I-O Psychology are related. (dealing with work behavior) is it possible to find an entry level job in HR? Any of you in HR with a Psy degree? Please state Personal experiences if you have any. Thanks.

Asked By: annonymous - 12/9/2006
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Many, many HR professionals have degrees in psychology, business, and various other areas. Most good entry level HR jobs will want a 4 year degree, but smart employers will not focus on only one area of education as a requirement. My degree is in business (with a minor in psych) and I went from insurance (wrongful... More
Answered By: Erika C - 12/9/2006
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Sure you can, and if you are smart, you will target an employer that offers tuition reimbursement benefits so while you are working in that department, they will pay you for further education in that field. A lot of companies offer tuition reimbursement. Keep an eye out for that.
Answered By: sunshine_today - 12/9/2006
 
Yes, it's possible. HR, and many other office jobs could care less in what you majored. Of course, your major is really important if you're studying to be a doctor, lawyer, teacher, etc. However, not in this case... More
Answered By: Mary Jane - 12/9/2006
 
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