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• Will you earn what you’re
worth? Negotiating your first
professional salary can be tricky.
Get advice from experts and from
early career psychologists who
have been there.
• Good news for interns:
More students match this year:
Efforts to address the psychology
internship imbalance may have
turned a corner.
• Dissertation diaries: Follow along as four students narrate the ups and
downs of their dissertations through video diaries.
• Captivate the crowd: Aspire to give a TED talk someday? Follow these
tips from public speaking pros.
• Digital heartbreak: Psychologists are finding that how romance blooms
— and withers — is different in the digital age.
• Serving abroad: International assignments offer career opportunities
and cultural insights.
• Psi Chi’s helping hand: Looking for a research grant or a chance to
connect with like-minded scholars? Check out psychology’s international
psychologists rank on the U.S. Labor
Department’s 2014 list of the 20
fastest-growing occupations in the
nation. I/O psychologists made a
median of $83,580 in 2012 and are
expected to make 53 percent more
How much more likely mental health
patients are to be infected with
HIV than the general population,
according to a February study in the
American Journal of Public Health
that tested more than 1,000 people
seeking mental health treatment in
various settings. About one-quarter
of the patients who tested positive
did not know that they had HIV.
How much lower
girls who are
obese score in
and science than
those who have
according to a
March study in the International
Journal of Obesity
that tracked almost 6,000 British
students at ages 11, 13 and 16.
Socioeconomic status, depressive
symptoms, IQ and other factors did
not account for the link.
By the numbers
Comment on practice guidelines for
transgender and gender non-conforming clients
Boards and committees, affiliated psychological
associations and other appropriate groups and individuals
are asked to comment on the proposed Guidelines for
Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Clients, developed by a joint task force of
Div. 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues) and the Committee
on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns.
Comments and recommendations should be submitted via
the Public Interest comment website (http://apaoutside.apa.
org/PubIntCss/Public/) by June 7.