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What can I do with a degree in psychology?

Our psychology major provides a solid foundation for students who want to apply their knowledge in a wide range of fields, from teaching to research, human resources to social work.

Career Fields

  • Social work and human services
  • Behavioral health counseling
  • Corporate or nonprofit human resources
  • Elementary, middle, and high school teaching
  • School counseling
  • Public policymaking
  • Higher education research and teaching
  • Law
  • Public relations
  • Journalism
  • Advertising
  • University development/fundraising
  • Health care analysis
  • Forensic science
  • Forensic psychology

Explore Clark’s Undergraduate Outcomes

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Careers and Internship Opportunities

If you major in psychology, there are numerous career paths to pursue. Clark’s Career Connections Center can help you develop a plan for pursuing your career goals. Also check out ClarkCONNECT, which links you with alumni mentors and employers, and Handshake, Clark’s online job search website.

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Clark Funding for Undergraduate Internships

Interested in pursuing an internship, research, or creative project but wondering how you’ll pay rent? Apply for Clark funding to support your experience during the school year or summer. Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center.

Psychology Career Stories

Her work supports those living with dementia

Julia Schroeder ’19 co-founds Dementia Friendly Worcester

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Alumna’s work gets Times Square billing

‘Virtual human’ tool used by physicians, cancer patients

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Contact Information

Frances L. Hiatt School of Psychology

Office Location
  • Jonas Clark Hall, 3rd floor
    950 Main Street
    Worcester MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7274
  • 1-508-793-7265 Fax