Careers in psychology

This page outlines some known resources to help you discover possible career opportunities within the field of psychology.

If you really don't know what you want to undertake as a career, you can use tools such as career cruising to hone in on potential careers that match your interests and skills. 

Psychology Undergraduate Mentorship Program - PUMP

You'd like to pursue graduate studies in psychology? You have questions about the requirements or are unsure about how apply? Contact your Psychological Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PUMP) team! They will be happy to provide you with feedback and tips on how to increase your changes in getting in the graduate program of your choice."

You can contact PUMP at: or visit their facebook page here

The Career Development Centre (uOttawa)

The Career Development Centre is one of the many services that the university provides. The centre offers career counselling, job search tools, résumé and cover letter critiques, mock interviews and much more. The website also has great resources such as the “What can I do with my studies?” tool.

1. Log on to the SASS website

2. Go on the “Career Development” Tab

3. Select the “What can I do with my studies” option

4. Search away!



Canadian Psychological Association

The CPA has many resources for you to conduct your career research, planning and tips and facts on applying to graduate school. Check them out below and be sure to explore their website beyond these three pages.

and this very informative document provided by the CPA outlining how to plan your career in psychology which can be found here

Carleton University Resources

Carleton University's School of Psychology has some amazing resources and information for you to take advantage of in your search. We strongly suggest you go check out the following pages on their website. . 

All the information and links you need can be found on the career options page (first link below). Be sure to take a look at their suggested external resources.