A Day in the Life of a new I/O Grad Student

Beginning grad school was a lot like the transition from high school to college … just without the constant career changes and sense of invincibility. Grad school can be exciting, stressful, confusing, and fun all at the same time. It’s a lot of work, yes, but it’s the good kind of work. The kind of work that you know is…

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I/O Psychology Awards Alumnus of the Year

Jim Taylor, M.S. I/O Psychology 1989, was awarded the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts Outstanding Alumni Award for 2014. Jim is currently Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Career Partners International – Florida & Caribbean. Jim directs the company’s business development, executive search and executive coaching activities, and runs a national 20+ person team for executive, professional and…

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Industrial/Organizational psychologist is one of the fastest growing jobs in America!

Industrial/Organizational psychologist is one of the fastest growing jobs in America! Industrial-organizational psychology will be the fastest growing occupation over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics newly released Occupational Outlook Handbook. The field will grow by 53% and the median reported salary is over $80,000. There are a number of diverse career opportunities for I/O psychologists…

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Reflections from a New Alumnus

The two years I spent being an I/O Psychology student at FIT were the best years in my life. The program gave me the chance to gain the consulting experience way before I completed the program. I had the chance to lead a team that was tasked with developing a covert integrity measure for a real client. This has been…

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What is industrial and organizational psychology (I/O) and why do I recommend you consider a career in the field?

Industrial and organizational psychology (I/O) is psychology applied to the workplace. I/O psychology is applied. That means we study things that matter and we use the results of our research to make recommendations for improvements that matter to people at work. We help people do their jobs better and feel better while doing their jobs. I/O psychologists might work in…

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