April 2004 | Vol. 2 No. 2

April 2004 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

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CAREER CENTER

On high alert

As a Department of Homeland Security fellow, Zeno Franco does research, clinical and policy work at a university consortium terrorism center.

Working for Uncle Sam

From aviation safety to public health, these recent graduates apply their psychology expertise as employees of the federal government.

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DEGREE IN SIGHT

Preparing for your comprehensive exams

Study strategically and organize citations, say faculty and students who survived the trial themselves.

Stand and deliver

Seasoned dissertation chairs and recent grads offer advice on presenting a successful dissertation defense.

Why accreditation matters

Accreditation guidelines set the standard for your education—and can ease your way to licensure.

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MONEY MATTERS

Garnering grant money

Students can get their research funded: Here's how.

Grant Resources

While this list of student grant and grant-writing resources is by no means exhaustive, it's a place to start.