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American Psychological Association

The professional organization is APA American Psychological Association: briefly describe the organization; explain how this organization can contribute towards increasing my professional knowledge and abilities; and discuss how this knowledge and these abilities can impact career success.

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1. Briefly describe the organization; explain how this organization can contribute towards increasing my professional knowledge and abilities; and discuss how this knowledge and these abilities can impact my career success.

On the APA website, it offers information to increase your knowledge in a number of areas, such as jobs openings at APA and market information about the career you are planning. It offers a wealth of information regarding opportunities that are awaiting graduate and PhD psychology students not only in the academic arena but also in other places you might not have expected. Based on the American Psychological Association vision, it "aspires to excel as a valuable, effective and influential organization advancing psychology as a science, serving as:

? A uniting force for the discipline
? The major catalyst for the stimulation, growth and dissemination of psychological science and practice
? The primary resource for all psychologists
? The premier innovator in the education, development, and training of psychological scientists, practitioners and educators
? The leading advocate for psychological knowledge and practice informing policy makers and the public to ...

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