What is a typical day like for an industrial and organizational psychologist and where might they be employed?
I ONLY WANT SERIOUS ANSWERS FROM PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT!!! I have a passion for psychology, but I know I don't want to do therapy. I also enjoy business. I noticed that some schools offer a masters and Ph.D in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, but what do these people really do for a living? What does the job entail? Where might they be employed- give specific names of places of employment, don't just say consulting or government- be specific!
Asked By: Arrayah - 7/19/2008
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Answered By: Komodo - 7/20/2008
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most people with a masters or phD in industrial/ organizational psychology work in the human resources field.
Answered By: Furry Guy ♫ - 7/19/2008
Human Resources. Organizational Development. Recruitment and Training. That's what Industrial/Organizational Psychology is all about.
Answered By: neLLy - 7/19/2008
a few ( not many) become human factors engineers
Answered By: nickipettis - 7/20/2008
its a waste of a PHD you wont make a great wage like other phd's and there are way to many people in psycology now. You most likley wont get a job in psycology it would be in HR
Answered By: anthony198923 - 7/20/2008
Go to apa.org to read more...and you can look at salaries. Many corporations employ I/O, Human Factors psychologists. They can either work on product development, or within the organization "re-engineering" business processes. Many work as consultants to other companies. IBM has MANY who are consultants for other... More
Answered By: bluegoat114 - 7/20/2008
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