March 2012 | gradPSYCHVol. 10 No. 2
On the Cover: Internship match: Solutions and scams
- What's behind the internship match crisis?
Some argue that a handful of programs that churn out underprepared students have spurred the psychology internship shortfall, while others say the problem is more systemic.
- Potential solutions
Five possibilites to fix the internship imbalance from APA and APAGS.
- Steps to the match
Laying the groundwork to land an internship starts on day one of your program.
CAREER CENTERChart your own adventure
To succeed in today's economy, psychologists must seek new skills and find new ways to use their expertise.
CLASS ACTThe oil spill's reverberations
The Mississippi coast has suffered financial devastation, depression, anxiety and even post-traumatic stress disorder from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.A student of synchrony
Alexandra Paxton, psychology graduate student, is investigating how conflict affects people's tendency to unconsciously coordinate their movements, thoughts and language patterns.
DEGREE IN SIGHTKiller apps
These seven programs use mobile technology to make life a little easier for grad students.Literature reviews made easy
Turn that jumble of notes and ideas into a well-organized draft by getting organized, staying focused, setting a schedule, seeking feedback, and finding your voice.Absentee advisers
Tips on how to get the attention you need if your academic adviser is unavailable.