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What Can I Do With My Degree?

Our graduates apply their valuable skillsets in a variety of fields and industries.

Where Our Alumni Work

A psychology degree opens the door to many careers, including social services, human resources and training, public affairs, education, marketing, advertising and research. To give you an idea of where your degree can lead, here’s a list of job titles for some of our alumni.

  • Medical Data Analyst, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Counselor, State of South Carolina
  • Human Factors Engineer, IBM
  • Benefits Specialist, Wake County Government
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Clemson University
  • Site Intelligence and Activation Team Manager, PPD
  • Psychologist, U.S. Army
  • Social Worker, WakeMed
  • IT Manager, Amazon
  • Attorney, Virginia Board of Veterans Appeals
  • Mental Health Supervisor, Carolina Outreach

Canine Champion

Alumna Sydney Champion is applying her psychology background to a career working with service dogs.

Career Services

NC State’s Career Development Center offers a wide array of resources to help you plan for life after graduation.

Our college’s career identity coach and counselor can assist you in exploring majors and careers, writing or polishing your résumé, finding an internship or job, preparing for graduate school or participating in a mock interview.