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SIOP Spotlight On... I-O Psychology Webinars

11/2/2011-

by SIOP

SIOP Offers Free Webinar Recordings on Graduate School, Careers, and Becoming an I-O

Are you a student or career-changer looking for information on how to become an I-O psychologist? Are you simply interested to know what goes on in an average I-O’s job? SIOP offers numerous resources on its website that explain what I-O psychologists do, including free I-O psychology webinars!

SIOP's I-O webinars are sponsored and developed by the SIOP Visibility Committee with the help of members who are working in various aspects of the I-O psychology field. The webinars are recorded live and include presentations by panelists, PowerPoint slides, and interactive question-and-answer portions at the end of the presentations. After the live event, recordings of these webinars are also available on the SIOP Webinar page located on the “Students” tab of SIOP.org.
Anyone interested in learning more about I-O can view/listen to these free webinars. Current webinar recordings include:
 
“A Day in the Life of an I-O Psychologist”
This webinar is a great place to start learning about the exciting career path where business and psychology meet. The webinar introduces the field of industrial-organizational psychology and discusses the daily activities of I-O psychologists employed in various sectors of the workforce. Panelists with different I-O-related careers answer questions about several aspects of their work, including job duties, demands, and rewards, as well as the qualities needed for success!
"Graduate School and Careers in I-O Psychology"
"Graduate School and Careers in I-O Psychology" is a SIOP-sponsored Webinar in conjunction with Austin Peay State University* focused on the field of industrial-organizational psychology. It outlines graduate school admissions and provides a preview of graduate school life and career options from panelists familiar with the I-O field. After presentations, the panelists answer questions about graduate education and careers in I-O psychology.
 “So You Want to Be an I-O Psychologist?” 
CareerBuilder listed I-O psychologist as #3 overall in America’s fastest growing salaries (# 1 in six-digit salaries) in 2010. The webinar “So You Want to Be an I-O Psychologist?” introduces the field of industrial-organizational psychology and different career paths within the field. After the presentations, the panelists answer questions about career paths in I-O psychology.

To view all of these free webinars, visit the
SIOP Webinar
page
located on the “Students” tab of SIOP.org.


The SIOP Visibility Committee as well as other SIOP committees are continuing to work on creating webinars on a variety of topics, many of which will be free to participate in live and view after. Check back in the coming months for more details!
Please contact Stephany Below at sbelow@siop.org with questions regarding the Visibility Committee’s webinar recordings.
*Sponsorship of the Webinar does not imply endorsement of any particular I-O program by SIOP. For a complete list of I-O programs, please visit http://www.siop.org/GTP/.