Often, undergraduate majors go on to earn graduate degrees in specific areas to work in a variety of fields according to their interests and talents. Clinical psychologists and counselors are able to practice therapeutic techniques in hospitals, mental health clinics or services, in colleges or universities, research laboratories, or in private practice.
Some psychologists choose to concentrate on research endeavors and find academic institutions where they can focus on an area of interest, such as human development, psychological testing, physiological psychology, or industrial/organizational psychology. In industry, law or other settings, psychologists can be consultants on organizational problems, environmental issues, public policy, consumer issues, advertising, sports or survey research and opinion polls.
The opportunities to find a meaningful and interesting future using training in psychology are numerous, varied and interesting. These include:
- clinical psychologist or psychoanalyst
- licensed clinical social worker or specialized counselor
- college professor
- sports psychologist
- organizational consultant
- forensic psychologist
- survey or polling expert