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Careers and Internships in Psychology

Careers and Internships in Psychology

Career Opportunities

This degree is appropriate for students who wish to develop a set of applied scientific and human relations skills that will prepare them for entry-level employment in a wide range of government and private human service organizations and agencies as well as in business and industry.

In addition, the degree provides preparation for students entering post-graduate studies in psychology or a professional school in business, human services, law, or the social sciences.

The psychology program prepares graduates for a variety of jobs, including:

  • Chemical Dependency Advocate
  • Caseworker
  • Child Care Worker
  • Child Protection Worker
  • Community Service Coordinator
  • Crime Prevention Coordinator
  • Group Home Coordinator
  • Instructor, Handicapped Adult Program
  • Juvenile Prevention Program Coordinator
  • Occupational Information Developer

Internship Opportunities

A key way in which students learn and apply these skills is during the required 12 credits of internship experiences. The degree is most appropriate for students who wish to develop a set of applied scientific and human relations skills that will prepare them for entry-level employment in a wide range of government and private human service organizations and agencies, and in business and industry. The degree is also suitable for students who wish to continue in their studies of psychology in graduate school, or who are interested in graduate or professional school in business, human services, law, or the social sciences.