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More Career Opportunities for a Psychology Major

 

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The majority of the career summaries is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics website, and may contain several career titles within each summary. To locate the specific career title you are searching for, please press [CTRL+F]  once you get to the summary webpage - this will enable you to search for specific words or career titles. Each career summary may provide the career description, qualifications & required education, employment, wages and related employment opportunities.

 More career opportunities where a degree in Psychology may help students obtain these positions. Volunteer or other experience, such as an internship or another major/minor, in addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology may be required or preferred.

 

Advertising/Marketing/Sales

Advertising (Media Buyer)

Advertising (Media Planner)

Market Research Analyst

Program Coordinator/Director

Retail Buyer/Merchandise Manager

Retail Store Manager

Sales Representative

Sales Representative/Manufacturers’ Representative

 

Business

Account Executive

Airline reservations clerk

Financial Analyst

Insurance Agent

Lodging Manager

Meeting & Convention Planner

Real Estate Agent

Employment Agency Counselor/Career counselor

 

Corporate Communications

Public/Community Relations Manager

Public/Community Relations Specialist

Human Resources Specialist/Labor Relations Specialist

Recruitment Specialist

 

Education

Academic Dean (Higher Education)

Athletic Director (Higher Education)

College Professor

Director of Admissions (Higher Education)

Financial Aid Director (Higher Education)

High School Principle/Assistant Principal

Special Education Teacher

Teacher (Elementary – High School)

 

Environment

Environmental Science and Protection Technician

Environmental Education Specialist/Teacher

Green Marketing Analyst/Green marketer

Recycling Coordinator:

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Park Naturalist/Park ranger

Tour guides and escorts

 

Government/Law

Corrections Officer/Detention Officer

Investigator

Lawyer

Mediator/ Conflict resolution specialist

Paralegal

Police Officer

Probation/Parole officer

Security Guard/Crime prevention

Statistician/Statistical analyst

Legal assistant

Legislative analyst/staff

Lobbying organizer/lobbyist

 

Human Services

Activity Leader/Recreational Worker

Activity Specialist

Advocate (Ex: Victim advocate)

AmeriCorps volunteer

Child Care Giver

Child Life Specialist

Child Protection Worker/ Child Welfare Caseworker/Social Worker

Community Outreach Coordinator

Epidemiologist/Public health consultant

Gerontological Care Giver

Health Educator

Medical and Health Services Manager

Park and Recreation Director

Social and Community Service Specialist/Manager

Social and Human Service Assistant/group or foster care home director

 

International

Customs/Immigration Officer

Customs Broker

Foreign Service officer:

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Intelligence officer

Interpreter/translator

Peace Corps volunteer

Media/Publisher/reporter

Copy editor

Grant writer

Staff writer

Travel writer

 

Media/Publishing

Copywriter

Graphic designer

Scientific writer

 

Medical

Nurse

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

Physical Therapist

 

Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Recreational Therapist (ex: art therapist)

Recreational Therapist/Therapeutic Recreation Therapist

Speech and language therapist

 

Research

Institutional researcher

Survey Researcher

 

Publications researcher

Social Science research assistant

Statistician/Statistical analyst

University of Nevada, Reno - Department of Psychology/296
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