Career Opportunities

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The Department of Psychological Science offers a variety of courses designed to prepare students for graduate work in psychology as well as for positions in research, human services settings and secondary education. The psychological science major at Albion College also provides excellent preparation for a variety of other professional areas, including law, medicine and business.

During their junior and senior years, students are able to participate in the department’s internship program (Psychology Practicum) that allows them to work in a variety of field settings (e.g., psychiatric or mental health hospitals, juvenile homes, counseling centers, schools and human resource departments), thus exploring various career options. The students are encouraged to conduct independent research projects that, in many cases, culminate in an honors thesis and/or presentations at local or national psychology research conferences, such as the annual meeting of the Association of Psychological Science.

What can I do with a major in Psychology? (pdf)