Job Description – School Psychological Examiner



A school psychological examiner gives an inside look at the psychology of testing kids, in this “Quips and Tips” job description. Here’s how psych examiners evaluate students for programs and placed in a school’s special education programs.
“I think most people are surprised at the time and paperwork required to complete the evaluation process from start to finish,” says School Psychological Examiner Josephine Ciolli, who is certified in Missouri. “On average, it takes about 20 hours to finish a report. Information from schools attended in the past, teachers, classroom observations, tests, doctor’s […]

What is Sports Psychology? Professional Coaching for Athletes

Sports Psychologist, Susan Zaro

Stop wondering what sports psychology is! Here, a professional coach for athletes describes her job combining psychotherapy and coaching. She also describes the best and worst parts of working in sports psychology, and offers career tips…
“If you’re thinking about sport psychology consulting and you don’t have a counseling background, look into a Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology,” says Susan Zaro, who has provided customized Sport Psychology programs and services to individuals, families, coaches and sport organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area for over a decade. “There are several online […]

A Lawyer Without a Law Practice – Director of Law at Boston U



In this job description, a lawyer without a law practice describes what it’s like to be the Director of Law at Boston University’s Law School Program. Ian Pilarczyk works with law students and administers programs in International Business Law.
He founded the Executive LL.M. in International Business Law at Boston University, and encourages prospective students to consider a law degree.
“Even in this job market, a Juris Doctor (J.D.) is a great all-purpose degree to have,” he says. “You don’t have to be a lawyer to love the law. It surprises me that many law schools aren’t […]