What's the difference between management consulting and industrial organization psychology?
I'm a Psychology major that is looking to get into either management consulting or I/O Psychology. Is there a difference between the two? Personal tips, experience, etc. are very helpful! Unfortunarely, I do not have any experience in this field yet. Does my Psychology degree give me a good chance at landing a job in a consulting firm? What else is needed in order to prepare for such a career? Thanks!
Asked By: nateschreiber86 - 7/30/2007
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There are most certainly consulting firms which hire predominantly I/O psychologists- in fact they are quickly growing in number. If you have an advanced degree from a good school, you can most certainly land a job with one of these companies. Your Bachelors in Psych wont get you a job with a consulting company, but a... More
Answered By: Staples are made of metal - 7/30/2007
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Management consulting is an industry that uses a variety of skills and expertise to advise and help businesses for a fee. Some small percentage of their work would be in industrial organization psychology... More
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