Alumni Profile: Cory Washington ’17

Alumni Profile: Cory Washington ’17
Degree(s): BS Psychology, UW-Madison; MA Psychology, University of Kansas; PhD in progress, University of Kanas
Current Occupation: Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

How did you find your way to your current profession?
I am not in my full profession yet, but I am applying to be a Professor of Psychology.

What advice would you give to students graduating with a psychology degree?
Establish goals and get experience doing tasks you expect to do in a future career. Your psychology degree provided you with a lot of valuable skills, but you need to know how to market yourself.

If interested, please list an identity or group membership of which you are particularly proud:
First-generation, Black, PEOPLE scholar