March 2010 | Vol. 8 No. 2

March 2010 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

COVER PACKAGE: Job tips for tough times

Gaining specialty certification


Gaining specialty certification

Preparation for board certification can begin in graduate school.

Postgrad growth area: Assessment psychology

Demand is high for psychologists who can develop, administer and interpret psychological tests.

Community colleges need you

An increase in enrollment and funding at two-year institutions is opening up opportunities for psychologists and psychology students.

Class act, postdoc fellow, Yahoo research labs


YAHOO! for Winter Mason, PhD

For Yahoo postdoc Dr. Winter Mason, relationships really are work.

More data, less hassle


More data, less hassle

Researchers share tips for collecting data more efficiently.

A tale of two advisees

What do you do when your adviser changes schools? Here's some insight from students who've gone through it.

Managing conflict, the healthy way

Your adviser is human, and so are you. Here are ways to navigate the common problems that crop up.

Student scientists turn up the volume

A newly formed APAGS science committee will improve resources for science-oriented graduate students while minimizing the science-practice gap.

Organizing a community

By participating in student groups, you can build your contacts, create academic opportunities and refresh your mind.

The Latest

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    The revised Graduate Record Examination, set to debut in 2011, is expected to be a more valid test and, ultimately, improve graduate departments' ability to select students who best fit their programs.

  • Psychology education: A comparative bargain

    Master's students in the social and behavioral sciences pay less tuition than students from any other field, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

  • Attend a political psychology institute

    Graduate student participants attend lectures and discussions, and network with top researchers.

  • Media picks: Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD

    Happiness researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD, has long known what keeps her content: reading.