Academic careers in industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology can be both challenging and rewarding. An academic career is an occupation that takes place within a college, a university, or an institute of higher education that typically involves teaching and/or conducting research, as well as engaging in service to the university and the profession. Most academic careers in I-O psychology require a graduate degree. Positions within community colleges as well as adjunct faculty positions may require only a master’s degree. However, most 4-year college or university faculty positions require a PhD. Preparing for such a career involves several steps that may begin years before an actual application is submitted. These steps include determining the type of academic career that is desired, gaining relevant experience, and preparing ...

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