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Morgan Snyder

A Bachelor's degree in Psychology opens up many doors for you, and not just in the field of Psychology. Having a working knowledge of psychology and its related areas can prepare you for many careers (research, sales, education, the criminal justice system, human resources, etc.). If you do not want to work directly with people, but have an interest in psychology and research, consider looking into market research. Market researchers work with companies to help them uncover what their customers like. This can be done through surveys or questionnaires (developed by the market researcher). This would bring your interest in psychology (what makes people act the way they do) together with your interest in research (creating and analyzing surveys and questionnaires).

Answered 3 weeks ago

Morgan Snyder
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Maureen Copeskey

I don't see why you can't continue to do research or help on people's research studies... In my research jobs, I mainly worked on my own and was able to work on weekends. My jobs were mostly transcription and data entry though so keep that in mind. As a research coordinator, my job is very different where I have to interact with people very often to remind people about their appointments, communicate with the other people helping to administer the study, and walk people through the study in my office. Hope this helped ??

Answered 3 years ago

Maureen Copeskey
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Shaneka McGhee

I am very shy as well. But I can tell you from experience when you are helping others, that shyness usually takes a backseat. Psychology puts you in the path of dealing with people on a daily basis but depending on the situation and your methods, the clients will probably do most of the talking.

Answered 5 years ago

Shaneka McGhee
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Angelea Woodham

Sadly there are very few options in psychology where you do not interact with people for long periods of time, especially with only a Bachelor in Psychology. If you want to advance your education I would recommend leaning toward the research aspect of it or continue your psychology degree in the field of nueropsychology. With a bachelor degree only there are limited, if any, opportunities that do not require personal interactions. If you don't wish to use your degree specifically for psychology, however, you might be able to look for non profit organizations that are looking are administrative assistants, event planners, data entry, or the like. These jobs may not require you to work with specific individuals for long periods of time.

-Midi

Answered 5 years ago

Angelea Woodham