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Psychology: After Graduation

Associations

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) builds a better future for psychology by serving as a united voice to enrich and advocate for graduate student development. APAGS aspires to achieve the highest quality graduate training experience for the next generation of scientific innovators, expert practitioners and visionary leaders in psychology.

Association for Psychological Science

International Council of Psychologists  (ICP) is committed to furthering world peace, promoting human rights and promoting collaboration among mental health professionals and social scientists, globally.

Society for General PsychologyFounded in 1945 as the first division of the American Psychological Association. Promotes unity and coherence across psychology subdisciplines and publishes Review of General Psychology.

What to do with a BA in Psychology

While earning a graduate degree is required for most psychology jobs, it is important to remember that an undergraduate psychology degree can be used in many careers. These include:

  • Sales Representitives
  • Adverstising Agents
  • Psychiatric Technicians
  • Mental Health Technicians
  • Social Work Assistants
  • Career Counselors
  • Probation and Parole Officers
  • Writers
  • Market Researchers
  • Child Care Workers
  • Laboratory Assistants
  • Social Serive Specialists
  • Teachers