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Lara Howard, MA

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Organizations for which I currently work:
     Diamond Law Center 
     Aralake Travel
     Aralake Real Estates Services
     Aralake Dog Training
Job title:
     Legal Assistant
     Owner and Referring Travel Agent
     Owner and Real Estate Services Provider  
     Owner – Dog Trainer

Past employers:
     City of Torrance
          Human Resources Analyst
     Pacific Sailing
          Sailing Instructor
     Donnoe & Associates
          Project Consultant
     Venice Boys and Girls Club
          Sailing Instructor
     Animal Behavior & Training Associates
          Dog Trainer
     Los Angeles Unified School District
          Relief Personnel Analyst
     Southern California Gas Company
          Personnel Research Intern
     Community Research & Services Program
          Research Associate/Assistant Data Manager

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Research/IO interests:

Undergraduate education:
     BA in Psychology: CSU Long Beach, CA

Thesis title:
     The Effects of Age and Intrinsic Motivation 
     on the Probability of Career Change 

General interests:
     Dog training, real estate, saililng, travel,
     internet marketing, horseback riding,
     music, movies 

    Psych Day will be held Thursday, April 16, 2015 in the Psychology Building Quad. Festivities include a graduate and volunteer fair, workshops, games and special speakers, beginning at 10:00 am. A buffet lunch will be offered for a small donation from 11:00 until 2:00. The keynote speaker, Dr. Collie Conoley, will present his research on Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy at 4:00 pm in the Beach Auditorium.

    Flyer announcing the keynote speaker:

    Psychology Undergraduate Advising done by ATLAS

    Please see ATLAS to declare Psychology as a major or minor, get Psychology advising, GE advising, class planning, Timely Graduation help and Grad Checks! ATLAS is located in Ph1 room 104.

    Looking to get Psychology Course Credits for courses from other schools or study abroad Click here for more information

    Psychology Resource Office (PRO) is now open. Click here for hours and more information.

    Upcoming Events

    The Psychology Colloquium series occurs every other Wednesday. Click here for information on time, date and speakers.


    The Psychology Student Study Center hours for Spring 2015 have been posted

    Click here to view our Spring 2015 courses!