Psychology is a diverse field with many different types of positions and professions. For most positions, employment is based on level of education, training, and experience. With an undergraduate degree in psychology, you may obtain a position as a caseworker in social services, work in a residential facility, assist individuals with developmental disabilities, or work in human services. In order to practice counseling, you would need to pursue additional training in graduate school at the master's level.
We have provided the following resources to help you as you consider pursuing a career in psychology.
- Is Psychology Right For You?
- Where Will A Career In Psychology Take You?
- Career Tips: How To Increase Your Chances Of Finding A Job Or Getting Into Graduate School
- Ten Job Search Mistakes By New College Grads
- Regional Employment Opportunities
If you have questions regarding planning for your career or further study, please speak with your academic advisor. Also be sure to visit the Career and Professional Development Office, where you can access career exploration and career coaching services.