Psychology

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

Join as many Career Circles as you want by updating your career interests on Handshake. Updating your career interests will allow you to receive the latest Circle updates. Check out more information about the Circles here.

Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the College of Arts & Sciences Psychology Careers webpage to view currently open listings for UM students and alumni. For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake.

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.

How to Ace “Tell Me About a Time When…” Behavioral Interviewing Questions

Review this article for tips and tricks on how to answer “tell me about a time when…”, also known as behavioral, types of interviewing questions.

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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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What is Human Services and Why Should You Pursue a Human Services Career?

This article provides an overview of a career in human services and a few reasons why you may want to consider pursuing this career.

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Featured Resources

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 …

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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

Lyndon Aguiar, PhD

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

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, Career Connections, Toppel Career Center University of Miami

Jordan Anderson

Community Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Executive Director Corporate Healers Inc. dba CHI

Morgan Anderson

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Learning Specialist University of Miami
  • Miami, FL
  • Adjunct Professor of Politics and International Relations Florida International University

Sarah Artecona

Faculty & Staff Mentors, Mentor
  • Coral Gables, FL
  • Associate VP, Community Engagement University of Miami
   

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