Career Exploration & Job Searches

The Department of Psychology, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Graduate School all provide services to help you identify meaningful career paths that align with your goals, identify how to prepare for your preferred career path(s), and support you through the application and placement process. 

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Career Exploration & Preparation

Your PhD in Psychology will support a wide range of career paths, especially if you plan ahead. 

  • Beyond the Professoriate: An e-learning platform run by PhDs who want to empower graduate students and postdocs to launch meaningful careers.
  • ImaginePhD: An online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students in the humanities and social sciences. 
  • Individual Development Plan (IDP): A well-crafted IDP serves both as a planning and a communications tool, so you can identify research and career goals, and communicate them to mentors, advisors, and future employers.
  • Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Program: Assists graduate students in developing teaching skills and exploring the faculty role at the college or university level. 

Job Searches - Academic

Job Searches - Industry, Non-Profit, and Other Sectors

Pat Frazier
Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)
N571 EltH | 625-6863
Laura Luepke
Associate Director of Graduate Studies (ADGS)
S243 EltH | 626-3483
Hope Savaria
Graduate Program Support & Event Specialist
S244 EltH | TBD
Heidi Wolff
Curriculum and Graduate Services Specialist
S258 EltH | 624-5002
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