Career Paths

Dr. Meghan Norris discusses careers and training in Psychology

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.

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

What can you do with a degree in Psychology?

See below for information on our career exploration session with Queen’s Career Services in November 2021!

Helpful Resources

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

Norris, M. (2019) The Canadian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science

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.

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