Industrial and Organizational Psychology

3 Things you might not know about I/O Psychology

Emoticons make people like you. Assoc. Professor Dr. Erin Richard surveyed employees about the use of “smileys” and other emoticons in work emails and found that using them makes the sender seem more likeable, but also [...]

A Day in the Life of a new I/O Grad Student

A Day in the Life of a new I/O Grad Student

Beginning grad school was a lot like the transition from high school to college … just without the constant career changes and sense of invincibility. Grad school can be exciting, stressful, confusing, and fun all at [...]

I/O Psychology Awards Alumnus of the Year

I/O Psychology Awards Alumnus of the Year

Jim Taylor, M.S. I/O Psychology 1989, was awarded the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts Outstanding Alumni Award for 2014. Jim is currently Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Career Partners International – Florida & [...]

Industrial/Organizational psychologist is one of the fastest growing jobs in America!

Industrial/Organizational psychologist is one of the fastest growing jobs in America!

Industrial/Organizational psychologist is one of the fastest growing jobs in America! Industrial-organizational psychology will be the fastest growing occupation over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics newly released Occupational Outlook Handbook. The [...]

Reflections from a New Alumnus

Reflections from a New Alumnus

The two years I spent being an I/O Psychology student at FIT were the best years in my life. The program gave me the chance to gain the consulting experience way before I completed the program. [...]

What is industrial and organizational psychology (I/O) and why do I recommend you consider a career in the field?

What is industrial and organizational psychology (I/O) and why do I recommend you consider a career in the field?

Industrial and organizational psychology (I/O) is psychology applied to the workplace. I/O psychology is applied. That means we study things that matter and we use the results of our research to make recommendations for improvements that [...]