Psychology

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a degree in Psychology.

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Here’s What You Can do With a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

There are multiple industries and occupations you can pursue with a psychology degree. The following article lists job titles you can use to search in Handshake, as well as debunks common myths you may hear about psychology.

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American Psychological Association – Education & Career

This organization represents & supports researchers, educators & students providing resources at all levels by offering a broad array of …

Best Psychology Schools

Here are the top U.S psychology programs in the of all specialties based on a survey of academics at peer …

GoGovernment: Federal Careers Guides

Explore federal government career options across various disciplines with GoGovernment’s Career Guides. Get insights into agency job offerings, what roles …

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Thousands of internship and job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire students. The following job and internship opportunities were pulled from Handshake for your career circle.

For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake. All UM students have a Handshake account that is automatically created for them when they enroll at the U. All you have to do is log in to Handshake to activate your account.

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Nano Tips for Navigating Office Politics with Ginny Clarke

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Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this course, leadership…

Collaborating with SharePoint and Teams

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In this course, author and instructor Gini von Courter dives into the essentials of SharePoint Online, demonstrating how to effectively…

Building Rapport with Customers

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Make every customer interaction meaningful by building real human connections. In this course, customer service expert Myra Golden shares simple…

An HR Professional’s Guide to Supporting a Hybrid Workforce

Taught by Madecraft
Navigate the shift to a hybrid work model with HR expert Julie Turney. This course debunks myths, shifting mindsets to…

Nano Tips for Communicating Your Value with Diana YK Chan

Taught by Diana YK Chan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, gather…

The Perennials: Creating a Postgenerational Workplace (Book Bite)

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Sociologist, professor, and bestselling author Mauro Guillén shares five key insights from his latest book, The Perennials: The Megatrends Creating…

Business Etiquette for Gen Z

Taught by Madecraft
Good business etiquette sets the right tone in a professional setting and can position you for long-term success. In this…

Building Business Acumen for Aspiring Professionals

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When you’re just starting a business career, there’s a lot to learn, especially if you’re coming from a nonbusiness background.…

How Trust Works: The Science of Relationships (Book Bite)

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
Professor Peter H. Kim’s research on trust has been published in numerous scholarly journals, received national and international awards, and…

Nano Tips to Use AI for Better Work-Life Balance with Ashley Herd

Taught by Ashley Herd
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Master of Change: How to Thrive in Unstable Times

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
We all encounter many twists and turns in life, and many people struggle to adapt to change, be it big…

Building a Successful Onboarding Experience

Taught by Madecraft
Enhance your onboarding process with insights from HR expert Amber Vanderburg. Learn to make impactful first impressions, prioritize essential resources,…

Overcome Managerial Bias in Performance Management

Taught by Dr. Tana Session
Performance management is a critical skill that managers need to get right if they want happy, engaged, innovative, high performing,…

Moving On Doesn’t Mean Letting Go: A Guide to Grief

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
What’s the secret to navigating loss? Moving on? Letting go? Or something else? In the 2023 book Moving On Doesn’t…

Uncertain: The Wisdom and Wonder of Being Unsure

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
Most people often feel embarrassed about uncertainties or blind spots in their knowledge. But Maggie Jackson—a journalist who covers social…

Simple Tips for Writing Emails that Resonate and Convert

Taught by Madecraft
Dive into the world of email marketing with a focus on crafting emails that effectively engage and convert. Guided by…

Staying Positive and Persevering

Taught by Loretta Breuning
Dive into the science of happiness and discover how to balance stress and forge new neural pathways. In this course,…

Storytelling to Influence Leadership and Decision Makers

Taught by Tiffany Uman
In this course, instructor Tiffany Uman teaches how to craft a compelling and well-presented story that influences leadership and decision…

Making a Difference: How to Advocate for the Change You Want

Taught by Madecraft
Drive impactful change with Janice Lintz, a consultant and hearing loss advocate, as she shares her journey and strategies for…

Reducing Your Stress in 5 Minutes or Less

Taught by Madecraft
Learn to manage stress with Nicole Tetreault, PhD, in a course grounded in neuropsychology. Discover the basics of stress, identify…

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Vault Guide to Education Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Nonprofit Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Marketing Jobs, Second Edition

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Cane2Cane Mentors

Explore careers, prepare for your future, and connect with industry professionals. Exclusive to our University of Miami community, Cane2Cane is a social network where 'Canes receive help navigating from college to career. No matter who you know, or don't know, connect and learn from professionals across 60+ industries who are eager to help you prepare for your career journey.

Jamie Kibler

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