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Caroline Lee

Hello, I'm in a somewhat similar situation, trying to apply my psych degree and all. Deborah Johnson had some really nice suggestions. I will also like to add that you can consider doing human resources, marketing or consulting for companies if you like the business side of psych. You can also develop a career working at a university if you go for a masters in higher education. For example with a masters you can be an academic adviser working with students or work with the leadership programing.

Psychology is so broad it's hard to pinpoint the job best suited for you. However if you think outside the box (which your psych major equips you to do), there is a world of opportunities for you. Just gotta find the right door.

Good luck to all those struggling to align their major with a career they're passionate about!

Know that you're not alone.

Answered 2 years ago

Caroline Lee
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Deborah Johnson

You can always use it to work in mental health directly with people via a therapy / counseling / advocate for people needs/ do some case manAgement to link people to resources to meet their needs/ you can do parenting classes / life coach in non profits or hospitals. You can also do work that require less direct service like research and teach. When you decide what type of population you want to work with seniors, adults, children, parents etc the you can look for specific jobs in that area.

Answered 3 years ago

Deborah Johnson