Careers in Psychology: Putting It All to Work

An undergraduate degree in psychology can be a terrific starting point for a career in clinical psychology, research psychology, medicine, marketing, human resources, industrial psychology, social work, and more. Rutgers Career Services staff can help you enter the job market or prepare for graduate school with professionalism and confidence. Services include choosing a career, applications, interview strategies, résumés, cover and thank-you letter writing, references/recommendations, alumni mentoring network, career fairs, and online recruitment and job search.

Many careers in psychology require advanced degrees (master's or doctorate). At Rutgers- Newark, you will have the opportunity to explore doctoral programs in both psychology and integrative neuroscience. Your faculty adviser can help you decide if advanced study is right for you. Examples of careers requiring advanced education include the following:

Clinical and counseling psychologists in private practice, hospitals, crisis intervention centers, corporate employee counseling departments
School psychologists in preK-12 school settings
Academic and research psychologists in universities, teaching hospitals, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, corporations

Career Opportunities for majors in Psychology
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