University of Wisconsin–Madison

Career Exploration

Students who major in Psychology enter a wide variety of careers, both with and without education beyond a Bachelor’s degree.  There are several campus resources to guide your career search. Undecided students who are unsure about their desired major/career are encouraged to visit the Career Exploration Center. The  SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science office offers a variety of opportunities ranging from career assessment, resume writing, interviewing techniques, internships, graduate school, and more. Online resources include:

Handshake – UW-Madison’s primary recruitment and career event management tool

LinkedIn – allows you to connect with professionals.  We have a UW-Madison Psychology Alumni group which students can join and network with alumni of the Psychology department.

Badger Bridge – Online networking resource for current UW-Madison students and alumni. Find and connect with alumni working in your field of interest.

Inter-LS 210: Career Development, Taking Initiative – For students wanting a more structured career exploration experience, consider taking this course.