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On this week’s episode

  • On this week’s episode of You Have a Cool Job, we talk to Bryan Dik, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer of jobZology. Bryan is also a psychology professor at Colorado State University, and talks about how these two world of his complement each other.
  • Bryan tells the story of how he and his business partners started jobZology, what he learned about running a business, and how he’s developed the company. Bryan also talks about the “ivory tower phenomenon” and how he is able to use his research in the “real world”.
  • He shares what interests him about vocational psychology, and how this interest was spurred during his undergrad days.
  • Today’s show is sponsored by PathwayU, the science behind education and careers that fit. PathwayU is the online platform anyone can use for guidance on education pathways, career options and job choice decisions. The first 2,000 Peterson’s listeners will receive a free assessment by visiting

About the show

You Have a Cool Job is a podcast hosted by Taylor Sienkiewicz from Peterson’s. The show highlights professionals who have a unique, interesting, uncommon, or otherwise cool job.

Our goal is to motivate you and show how interesting, fulfilling, and anything-but-average your career can be, and we’ll do this by talking with people who took a path less traveled. We ask these fascinating individuals how they got to where they are in their career based on their education, experience, and influences;  why they love their job; and lots more.

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Vocational Psychologist, Bryan Dik, PhD.