• Social work
• Law school
• Cognitive psychology
• Developmental psychology
• Marriage-family therapy
• School psychology
• Industrial/Organizational psychology
• Forensics/Criminal justice
• Careers: counselors/therapists, educators, social workers, nurses, lawyers, human resources, consulting, science writer, etc.
Career Options (research skills are often the basis for marketability – degree required depends on position and varies from BA/BS to MA/MS to PhD)
The Student Professional Development Center (SPDC) provides guidance and support to students as they pursue successful careers and post-graduate work in Pscyhology. The SPDC assists with career exploration, job/internship searching, interview preparation, the graduate school process, and much more. To schedule an appointment, call 336-278-6538 or stop by Moseley 140.
Sara Shechter, Assistant Director of Career Services for Arts & Sciences
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Networking is the best way to develop relationships and gain information that will be helpful in your job search. It is the most effective job search method! Studies show that 70% to 80% of jobs are found through some form of networking. So where do you begin?
If you are interested in pursuing graduate school options, the best starting point might be a conversation with your academic advisor or other faculty in your department. The Student Professional Development Center offers guidance through the application process, including feedback and advice on personal statements, CVs, interview preparation and more. Call 336-278-6538 or stop in Moseley 140 to schedule an appointment with René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduate School Programs.
Check out the incredible jobs/internships obtained and graduate schools attended by recent Psychology department graduates! View a text version.
Blue markers show the location of psychology majors who have attained jobs.
Yellow makers show the location of psychology majors who have completed internships.
Red markers show the schools where psychology majors who are pursuing graduate studies.
Elon University Career Services: Psychology Outcomes Map 2011-2013