March 2009 | Vol. 7 No. 2

March 2009 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

COVER PACKAGE: Worldly psychologists

Michael Patterson found his dream job abroad. Here's how you can, too.

  • Global researchers

    Overseas academic positions can give you a chance to expand your experiences personally and professionally.

  • International practitioners

    What does it take to practice psychology abroad? Cultural competence is always in demand; educational requirements vary widely.

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CAREER CENTER

Oral exam prep

Many states require that psychologists pass an oral exam to get a license to practice. What should you expect?

Finding an affirming fit

To determine if a future job or internship will be welcoming, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students must sometimes do a little detective work.

Working outside the ivory tower

For research-oriented students, applied psychology jobs are an increasingly attractive option.

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CLASS ACT

A cross-cultural communicator

Armed with a Fulbright scholarship, Daniel Nead is seeking to understand how trauma affects deaf people worldwide.

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DEGREE IN SIGHT

Settle your score

Don't let a poor GRE score undermine your academic career.

Doctoral detours

Early career psychologists sound off on the pros and cons of taking time away from graduate school.

The art of graphics

Make your paper shine with charts, graphs and other visuals.