Current students are urged to consult with Furman’s Career Services Office. This office is a great place to start exploring your career options because it offers workshops on various aspects of career planning and serves as the liaison for recruiters from business and industry. The office also houses an extensive database for job exploration and alumni connections. it is never too early to begin exploring options and developing relevant skills!
Another way to learn more about career options is to attend The Psychology Department's Career Night which typically occurs during the Fall term. See the calendar of events to find out this year's date! Alumni representing a variety of professions will be present to describe their jobs and answer questions. Careers in clinically-related areas will also be given extensive treatment in the Clinical Psychology course. In addition, the psychology internship course offers students the opportunity to explore career interests through hands-on experience with professionals in the community.
You can also take a look at the APA’s career handbook--a unique and useful guide to careers in psychology. Come by and see Donna Greene to check out this important handbook! In the student lounge, you will find other career-related brochures and information, as well as a notebook of Psychology department alumni who have volunteered to talk with students about their careers and how they got there.
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