Nearly half of all psychology majors go to graduate school in one of the allied health fields. Others pursue careers in education, law, and sales. Some students combine a psychology major with a minor in another discipline or concentration, such as neuroscience. Yet others find psychology courses an excellent way to round out their liberal-arts education while majoring in another subject. Here's just a sampling of what some of our psychology majors are doing:
Laurel Stokes '10: teaches children with autism at the New England Center for Children
Arianna I. Blaine '09: postbaccalaureate research fellow, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Jessie Smith '09: research assistant at the Johns Hopkins University anxiety clinic.
Linda Pear '09: houseparent and music teacher at the Hershey Montessori School in Pennsylvania.
Carolyn B. Burnette '08: research assistant, Stanford University
Elizabeth C. Seigle '08: graduate student, Columbia University School of Social Work
Miranda M. Conkle '07: family care coordinator, Moundbuilders Guidance Center
Ryan Lacy '07: pursuing a PhD in experimental psychology at the University of South Carolina.
Corbin L. Pomeranz '07: crisis manager, Eckerd Youth Associates
Emma Rhodes '07: pursuing a masters in counseling psychology at Northwestern University
Melissa Harwin '06: working toward a PhD in social psychology and personality at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Lindsay B. Sobin '03: medical student, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jennifer E. Carter '97: sports psychologist at The Ohio State University.
Tonya Ladipo '97: therapist and counselor, the Ladipo Group
Michelle van Etten-Lee '91: assistant clinical professor, the University of Michigan
Peter Vanable '90: associate professor of psychology at Syracuse University
Sarah Turgeon '89: associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Amherst College
Laura A. King '86: associate professor and researcher for the Department of Psychological Science at the University of Missouri