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Psychology (Penn State Berks)

Welcome to the virtual library for students in psychology courses at Penn State Berks.

What is Industrial/Organizational Psychology

"Characterized by the scientific study of human behavior in organizations and the work place. The specialty focuses on deriving principles of individual, group and organizational behavior and applying this knowledge to the solution of problems at work" (Industrial and Organizational Psychology (

Careers in Industrial/Organization Psychology

A few careers include: 

  • Consulting
    • Project Assistant
    • Associate Consultant
    • Manager
    • Team Leader
    • Director
  • Government
    • Analyst
    • Associate
    • Case Team Leader
    • Manager
    • Executive
  • Industry
    • HR Research Specialist
    • Project Assistant
    • Chief Scientist
    • Principal Research Scientist
    • Director of HR Operations
  • Academia
    • Professor (Associate or Assistant)
    • Department Chair
    • Dean
    • Vice President
    • Provost

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