Careers in Psychology
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 an Alumni event
Join a psychology event (workshops, speakers, online resources):
University Events in Psychology
Discover the different industries psychology can lead to:
Learn about career readiness
Take the Career Assessment Tool
Learn about 29 profiles of psychology-related careers
Explore some Career advice for aspiring clinicians (from real clinicians)
Participate in Career Events:
Check out the Career Events calendar
Get advice on your resume through Career Peers
Learn about leadership development
Join the Career Services LinkedIn Group
APA Videos to Watch:
The Kids Are Not Alright - The Decline in Mental Health Among Youth
APA Professional Development: Becoming a Psychological Scientist - Applying to Grad School
APA Professional Development: Becoming a Psychological Scientist - Applying to Grad School: Part 2
For more information about career services and events, please (718) 990-1325 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.?
This is how to find research experience
Learn about how you can get clinical experience without a license
What is a CV and cover letter and how do I create one?
Learn how to build a better CV
Explore ways to write a knock-out CV
Below are some science-based podcast to peak your curiosity in psychology.