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Career Exploration Resources

A major in psychology opens the door to a vast array of potential career paths. The resources below are designed to help you explore your interests, learn about potential career paths, and prepare for life after Lehigh.

Online career-exploration resource for psychology majors
Expansive resource containing a structured set of more than 2000 links to help students explore 300 relevant careers. Careers include those that fall under the traditional title of “psychologist” and those that do not. Careers are organized into 15 broad occupational clusters and are differentiated by their degree requirements (bachelors vs. graduate). This tool is specifically designed for undergraduate psychology majors who are unsure about their career plans!

O*NET Interest Profiler
Free online career self-assessment tool that can be used to help discover your work-related interests. Also provides information about over 900 career options, including relevant knowledge and skills, required education, job prospects, and salary.

APA – Careers in Psychology Guide
American Psychological Association resource highlighting the opportunities and requirements to pursue psychology as a profession.

APA – Careers in Psychology Data Tool
American Psychological Association data tool providing employment information for psychology degree holders.

Lehigh’s Center for Career and Professional Development
Work with Lehigh’s CCPD to explore your interests, develop career-building skills, gain relevant experience, and build a professional network. All students are encouraged to take advantage of what CCPD has to offer!

Hear perspectives on graduate school and career planning from 6 former psychology majors

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