Alumni Profile: Carly Peterson ’05

Alumni Profile: Carly Peterson ’05
Degree(s): BA Psychology, UW–Madison
Current Occupation: Clinical Psychologist at Minneapolis VA Health Care System

What are some of the benefits of your psychology degree?
Prepared me for graduate school

How did you find your way to your current profession?
Undergrad RA at a UW psychology lab –> research assistant at another school/lab –> graduate school –> clinical internship –> research postdoc –> staff position

What advice would you give to students graduating with a psychology degree?
The sky is the limit! It can set you up for a number of careers, but be prepared for more school/training to specialize.