In “Preparing Yourself in School,” Hedge and Borman describe training and activities that provide valuable skills and experiences for a consulting career. In “Succeeding in Careers in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Practice,” Poteet identifies multiple strategies for preparing yourself for consulting. And Sternberg offers tips for academic success in “Institutions and Academia.”
Consider your self-evaluation from last week’s exercise and identify some strategies for preparing yourself for consulting while you are still in school.
• Review your needs in your self-evaluation.
• Discuss your plan for preparing yourself for consulting while still in school.
• Describe ways in which you can network to help you prepare.
Sternberg, R. J. (2017). III Institutions and academia. In Psychology 101½: The unspoken rules for success in academia., 2nd ed. (pp. 153–181). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Poteet, M. (2017). Succeeding in careers in industrial and organizational psychology practice. In S. Rogelberg (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology, 2nd edition (pp. 1555-1557). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc
Hedge, J. W., & Borman, W. C. (2008). Preparing yourself in graduate school. In The I/O consultant: Advice and insights for building a successful career. (pp. 17–21). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association