Psychology

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

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Do you have questions about internships, graduate school, or your future career? Or are you unsure what your first step should be? Speak with a coach via Zoom or stop by Toppel for in-person coaching, Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Feel free to email us at toppel@miami.edu if you need assistance outside of our drop-in coaching hours.

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Studying the intricacies of the human experience is central to a psychology program. With a graduate degree, psychologists are able …

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This interactive assessment allows you to categorize various work values with your preferred frequency of use.

Virtual Company Projects

Build valuable career skills and get a taste of industry experience via short virtual projects created by top companies across the globe on the Forage platform. Click on "View All Projects" to view all experiences for this career community. To check out projects across all the career communities and relevant practice interview questions, here.


Featured Industry & Career Guides

Cane2Cane Mentors

Monica (Frindt) Cheskin

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Corporate Recruiter Parker Placements NY, Inc.

Ashley Accorto, MBA

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Director, Online Graduate Programs University of Miami Herbert Business School
  • Chicago, IL
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Northwestern University

Despina Ades

Alumni Mentor
  • Chicago, IL
  • Corps Member Teach for America

Alanna Adler

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, Florida
  • Fall 2020 Intern Well Work Solutions

Lyndon Aguiar, PhD

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Richmond, VA
  • Clinical Director Williamsville Wellness

Simran Ahmed

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL

Francisco Aixala

Alumni Mentor
  • Administrative Assistant Rapid Public Adjusters Inc.

Speaks, AJ

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Sr. Producer Miami Heat

Margaret Alvarez

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Managing Partner Maylu

Rachel Amezcua Bahadue

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Assistant Director, Employer Connections University of Miami

Jordan Anderson

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Peer Board Leader Leading Peers
   

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