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COLLEGE COUNSELOR: Helping Students Workout Their Troubles

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Sandy works as a clinical counselor on a college campus helping students workout their troubles. Her day includes seeing students in 50 minutes therapy sessions. Sandy started out working in the engineering field doing marketing and development, a career she fell into by accident. Despite being very successful in her engineering job, Sandy says she had to make a deliberate decision to get out of the field to go back to graduate school to get her masters in psychology.

Degree: Engineering-Related Fields - Psychology
Job Title: College Counselor
Employer: Cal Poly Technical State University

Job Summary: Psychologists, All Other

Job Description

Psychologists study mental processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people (and in some cases animals) relate to one another and the environment.

On-the-Job Training

Minimal.

Certification Requirement
Practicing psychology or using the title of “psychologist” requires licensure or certification.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
Confirm
$40,000 - $110,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 25 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Flexible, Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Patience, Problem solving skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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m='12980'>get</span> <span m='13180'>to</span> <span m='13300'>work</span> <span m='13640'>at</span> <span m='14120'>8:00,</span> <span m='15240'>and</span> <span m='15900'>I</span> <span m='15920'>have</span> <span m='16100'>about</span> <span m='16320'>an</span> <span m='16390'>hour</span> <span m='16780'>of</span> <span m='16860'>paperwork.</span> <span m='17470'>And</span> <span m='17580'>then</span> <span m='17710'>I</span> <span m='17780'>start</span> <span m='18170'>seeing</span> <span m='18490'>students.</span> <span m='19000'>I</span> <span m='19434'>see each</span> <span m='19868'>student</span> <span m='20302'>for</span> <span m='20736'>50 minutes</span> <span m='21650'>for</span> <span m='21960'>a</span> <span m='22010'>therapy</span> <span m='22350'>session,</span> <span m='22910'>and</span> <span m='23110'>then</span> <span m='23240'>I</span> <span m='23280'>have</span> <span m='23430'>about</span> <span m='23690'>10-minute</span> <span m='24090'>break</span> <span 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m='39700'>some</span> <span m='39920'>point,</span> <span m='40300'>to</span> <span m='40380'>get</span> <span m='40540'>into</span> <span m='40800'>this</span> <span m='41080'>career</span> <span m='41450'>as a</span> <span m='41500'>psychologist,</span> <span m='42240'>I</span> <span m='42340'>made</span> <span m='42550'>a</span> <span m='42610'>very</span> <span m='44580'>deliberate</span> <span m='45100'>decision</span> <span m='45680'>to</span> <span m='45780'>say</span> <span m='46610'>what</span> <span m='46920'>I'm</span> <span m='47140'>doing</span> <span m='47740'>is</span> <span m='48020'>not</span> <span m='48210'>what</span> <span m='48350'>I</span> <span m='48390'>want</span> <span m='48610'>to</span> <span m='48690'>do.</span> <span m='49040'>I</span> <span m='49140'>want</span> <span m='49350'>to</span> <span m='49410'>be</span> <span m='49540'>a</span> <span m='49580'>psychologist.</span> <span m='50366'>And</span> <span m='50760'>so</span> <span m='50990'>at</span> 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