Careers in Psychology

after graduation

By working closely with St. John’s Career Center, we provide unique opportunities for students in the field of psychology.

Explore the Psychology major and minor at St. John’s:

Learn about what St. John’s Alumni are up to:

Join a psychology event (workshops, speakers, online resources):

Discover the different industries psychology can lead to:

Participate in Career Events:

APA Videos to Watch:

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careers in psychology

Psychology is relevant to many occupations

We understand that the breadth of options can be overwhelming and are here to guide you through the process. In this section, you will be able to explore the variety of disciplines students can pursue. While most careers directly related to psychology require graduate school, there are plenty of other fields that psychology majors can pursue.

Careers in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Jeffrey Nevid.mp4

Check out SJU Professor, Dr. Jeffrey Nevid, discussing careers in clinical psychology and the different paths individuals in this field can take.

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  • What are the different types of graduate degree programs in psychology?

  • Learn all about the different psychology subfields and what degree you need for each one

  • This is a great resource to learn about different graduate school options as well as the application process

  • Learn more about the endless possibilities psychologist can peruse

  • This is a great resource to learn about what avenues you can pursue with a bachelor’s degree in psychology

  • What do I need to do to get into a graduate program in psychology later?

  • Learn about the admission requirements for graduate school in APA’s resource section

  • Learn about St. John’s admission requirements for the Clinical Ph.D. program here

  • Learn about St. John’s admission requirements for the School Psychology PsyD. program here

  • Use this resource to help you compile a list of graduate schools

  • Learn about the questions you should be asking when applying to graduate school

  • How do I ask for a letter of recommendation?

  • Read Mitch’s uncensored advice on how to get a letter of recommendation here

  • Additionally, learn how to secure a strong letter of recommendation

  • How do I find research and clinical experience without a B.A.?

  • What is a CV and cover letter and how do I create one?


Below are some science-based podcast to peak your curiosity in psychology.