chapter  4
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Assessing Job Satisfaction Among Psychology Majors

Ware & Meyer (1981) felt that many psychology departments neglect to prepare undergraduates for the actual work world. Programs and courses in career development were suggested as one way to meet the occupational needs of students. Among the aims of such courses is imparting knowledge about how previous generations of psychology majors fared in the job market. Certainly a major point that would be stressed is the considerable variety of work into which psychology graduates go (Davis, 1979; Titley, 1979, Ware & Meyer, 1981; Woods, 1979).