September 2009 | Vol. 7 No. 3

September 2009 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

COVER PACKAGE: The internship puzzle

Holding the earth

CAREER CENTER

Postgrad growth area: Environmental psychology

Psychologists are increasingly at the forefront of efforts to protect the planet.

Your ethics and professional conduct crib sheet

Advice on ethical challenges brought about by technology, globalization and the influence of private industry.

The client next door
Man on top of mountain

CLASS ACT

The student who wouldn't take no for an answer

When Mark Holbrook didn't get the internship he wanted, he set out to design his own.

Road block closeup

DEGREE IN SIGHT

Dissertation roadblocks

Faced with a surly committee, inhospitable IRB or reticent participants? It's usually better to adjust your course than start over, students and professors say.

Break your bad habits

Pulling all-nighters? Trying to do too many things at once? These are among the top 10 tendencies that can keep you from grad school success. Here's how to overcome them.