• 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 - Office of Career Services at Elon University provides assistance to students as they pursue a career in psychology. To schedule an appointment, call 278-6538 or come to Moseley 140 and ask to be scheduled with Sara Shechter, Assistant Director of Career Services for Arts & Sciences or René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduate School Programs.
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?
Have you ever wondered what happens to Elon students after graduation? In the map below, we give you a visual representation of the many places and opportunities psychology majors have pursued from 2011-2013. 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