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Queen's University

Career Paths

A student's career path can help direct the choice of degree program. We strongly advise students to take advantage of Career Services early in their studies. You can check out their website at

Students with a Psychology degree can choose a career in a variety of disciplines including;

  • Academic, medical, industrial, science, pharmaceutical and research institutions.
  • Clinics and hospitals
  • Professional associations
  • Information technology firms and consulting companies

Some Helpful Resources

You may find these articles and books of help regarding careers in Psychology

Carroll, J.L., Schmidt, J.L., Jr. , & Sorensen, R. (1992). Careers in psychology: Or what can I do with a bachelor's degree. Psychological Reports, 71, 1151-1154.

DeGalan, J., & Lambert, S. (1995). Great jobs for psychology majors. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons.

Kuther T.L., Morgan R.D. (2007) Careers in psychology, Opportunities in a changing world. Belmont California: Thompson Wadsworth.

Taylor, R.D., & Hardy, C. (1996). Careers in psychology at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Psychological Reports, 79, 960-962.

Woods, P.J. (Ed). (1988). Is psychology for them? A guide to undergraduate advising. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Woods, P.J., & Wilkinson, C.S. (Eds). (1987). Is psychology the major for you? Planning for your undergraduate years. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Useful websites

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Ontario Public Service Careers
Ontario Internship Program
JOBS.GC.CA (Government of Canada)
National Listing of Provincial Opportunities
Search by Province
Charity Village (Non-profit positions)
Canadian (Academic Research Positions in Canada)

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