Careers in Psychology

What can I do with this major?

Sample job titles of CSB/SJU Psychology alums:

Reference Librarian Pharmacist Physician Residential Counselor
Counselor Advertising Professor Clinical Psychologist
Human Services Research Lawyer Real Estate Broker
Administration Recruiter Probation Officer Psychiatric Technician
Social Worker Teacher School Psychologist Organizational Psychologist
Chiropractor Management Financial Advisor Public Relations

Student Spotlights:

  • Lian Conrad '17 (Psychology), Family Focused Intern at Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis, MN
  • Alison Gunter '16 (Communication & Psychology), Human Resources Intern, Polaris Industries, MN  
  • Elizabeth Harrison '12 (Psychology & Hispanic Studies), CentraCare Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Clinic, St. Cloud, MN
  • Katie Kuehn '15 (Psychology & Communication), Development and External Relations Intern, Washburn Center for Children
  • Valcia McGann '13 (Psychology), CORE Professional Services, MN
  • Adam Steinbach '14 (Psychology), Extended Care/Therapy Intern, Lutheran Social Services

Alum Spotlights:

  • Kim Becker '90 (Psychology), Senior Fiduciary Advisory Specialist, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Bethany (Keene) Buus '06 (English & Psychology), Speech-Language Pathologist, Triton School District
  • Leeza Byers '03 (Psychology), Creater of the COURAGEOUS JOB SEEKER BOOT CAMPTM
  • Ryan Engdahl '06 (Psychology), Director, Behavioral Health Operations and Integrated Behavioral Health Services, St. Cloud Hospital within the CentraCare Health System
  • Alicia (Sellheim) Gomez '02 (Psychology), Managing Editor, Journals, University of Minnesota Press, MN
  • Evan Lowder '12 (Political Science & Psychology), Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN 
  • Allandra-Marie McEachrane '10 (Psychology and Communication), Clinical Mental Health Counselor, UNITAS, New York, New York
  • Jennifer (Bruns) Myers '03 (Psychology) Director of Healthy Living, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
  • Mary Olk '82 (Psychology), Personal & Professional Development Coach/Psychologist
  • Sarah (Egbers) Paper '97 (Psychology & Theater), Drama Therapist/Psychologist, Washburn Center for Children
  • Kelly (Rogers) Schwab '00 (Psychology), Wellness Center Assistant Supervisor, Travelers Insurance
  • Nicole Slavik '03 (Psychology), Co-Owner/Psychologist, Center for Collaborative Health/Headway Emotional Health Services

To explore more of what CSB/SJU alums are doing with this major, visit the XPD Resource Centers and check out the Alum Career Network database. 

Links for Psychology majors:

Visit CSB/SJU XPD for further information about major selection and career exploration. Career coaches and student career assistants are available to assist you as you research personal interests, values, and skills.