Psychology

Graduate Schools, Conferences, Careers & Internships

Shana Levin huddled with a group of students

What can you do with a Psychology degree? Below we have suggestions about how to find a career after college, what internships are available while you are in college and after, and how to apply to graduate school. We also have a listing of Undergraduate Conferences at which you can present your research.



Career Opportunities

Psychology majors have an excellent skill set that can be applied to many different careers. Below we have some materials to help you identify and articulate your skills as well as a listing of careers that use those skills:

CMC Career Services Center:

Consulting Opportunities:

Consulting firms that actively recruit candidates from a diverse set of majors, especially Psychology majors with critical thinking skills, research skills, statistical skills, and people skills:

  1. McKinsey
  2. Bain
  3. BCG (Boston Consulting Group-- talk to them at CMC's consulting night)
  4. Oliver Wyman
  5. Deloitte
  6. Booz & Co.
  7. Accenture
  8. Analysis Group (Per Evelyn Wong – Scripps Scholar that worked at Analysis Group over the summer)
  9. Mercer
  10. Gallup Consulting
  11. CAST (talk to them at CMC's consulting night)
  12. Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc (per Sonia Bao -- CMC Psychology Alumna employed at this firm; they have both rising junior and post-grad summer internship programs)

For those students interested in learning more about various consulting firms, check out the Vault 50.

Other Post-Graduate opportunities and information for graduates with Psychology and Neuroscience Majors

Job Opportunities:


Fellowship Opportunities

Marcus Autism Center, in conjunction with the Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

The Marcus Autism Center, in conjunction with the Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is offering three fellowships: the Simons Fellowship in Computational Neuroscience, the Simons Fellowship in Design Engineering, and the Cohen Fellowship in Developmental Social Neuroscience. Please read the brochure describing the fellowships.

Students who will receive a bachelor’s degree by June 2015 will be eligible for the positions. The fellowships will commence in July 2015, and they are 2 years in duration. Students can find further details at: cohenfellowship.org and simonsfellowship.org.


Internship Opportunities

Summer Internship Programs at CMC

Neuroscience fellowships, internships, and research opportunities



Graduate School

Ask your professors about graduate programs and what you need to do to be well qualified for these programs.


Guide to Social Psychology Degrees