Career Planning

Careers in Psychology


Considering a career in counseling or psychotherapy? There are many different types of careers and educational paths to choose from – it can be confusing! For an overview of the options, check out this Careers in Counseling and Psychotherapy site.

Resources for Applying to Graduate School in Psychology

Considering a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology? Please consult the following resources:

Uncensored Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Clinical Psychology – a must read from Mitch Prinstein, a clinical psychology faculty member at the University of North Carolina

The book “Insiders Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology” is an excellent resource for Clinical and Counseling Psychology Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs

Before you Apply - Advice on when to apply and how to get post-baccalaureate experiences that can increase your chances of gaining admission to graduate school from Casey Calhoun

Tips on Applying to Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Programs- A Ph.D. student’s extremely helpful perspective on the process.

Guide to Writing the Personal Statement– Tips from Jenn Veilleux

Some resources for choosing a graduate program in clinical psychology

How Difficult is it to Gain Admission to Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs?

Likelihood of Obtaining an APA-Accreditedited Predoctoral Internship by Accredited Doctoral Programs