• Psychology Career Pathways

    Worcester is New England’s second-largest city and home to dozens of public schools, hospitals, health-care facilities, and social service agencies. At Worcester State, we work with local organizations that offer internships during which you can apply your classroom and laboratory training. These challenging real-world opportunities will help you sharpen your skills and gain valuable professional experience and contacts.

    Sample Internship Sites

    • Behavioral Concepts Inc.
    • Elder Services
    • Robert F. Kennedy Action Corps
    • Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
    • Area public schools to assist guidance and adjustment counselor

    Whether you choose to enter graduate school or the workforce after graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and practical experience you need to succeed. Our graduates have gone on to advanced study in fields like psychology, sociology, and law. Other alumni pursue careers in education, human resources, and mental health services.

    Sample Graduate Schools

    • Anna Maria College
    • Assumption College
    • Clark University
    • Fitchburg State University
    • Framingham State University
    • Salem State University
    • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    • University of Massachusetts Lowell
    • Worcester State University

    Sample Careers

    • Behavior specialist
    • Case manager
    • Counselor
    • Court advocate
    • Researcher
    • School psychologist
    • Teacher