What career resources are available to me?
Not all students who complete a degree in Psychology become Professional Psychologists. As graduates, they have developed the problem solving, team working, communication and presentation skills that employers want. Below you will find a range of resources and information on careers in Psychology and career guidance and support.
University of Nottingham Careers & Employability Service
The University provides a wide range of guidance and support through the careers and employability service
. Utilise the service for guidance on work experience, applying for jobs, choosing a career path and advice from alumni. The careers and employability service also provide a range of events for all students throughout the academic year including recruitment fairs where you can meet and talk to employers.
The British Psychological Society
The British Psychological Society (BPS)
provides details on a wide variety of career paths for those studying psychology, including further study. The BPS website provides career information
on all areas of psychology including clinical psychology, educational psychology, health psychology, forensic psychology and many more.
Graduate Careers Websites
is the UK’s official graduate careers website and provides a huge amount of support on guidance for all aspects of graduate careers
Case Studies & Advice on Careers in Psychology
Case studies of psychologists working in various fields along with practical and emotional elements of working in this sector can be found on the Careers in Psychology website
Psychology Career Profiles
Further information on different careers in Psychology can be found at the following links in addition to career profiles of those working in the field: