Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Kate Robertson

Kate Robertson is our adviser for Psychology. Use the following resources to explore options with a degree in Psychology. If you would like further advice, please make an appointment with Kate.

Psychology

Mini Career Course: Career Options in Psychology

This mini career course is intended to give you some starting points and further information about career areas that may be of interest to psychology students and graduates. It includes information on relevant work experience for those graduates who wish to pursue a psychology career. The course will take around 15-30 minutes to complete.

What can I do with my degree? - Psychology (Prospects)

This article provides an overview of the skills gained throughout your degree, job options, career areas, further study, case studies, contacts and resources.

What Do Graduates Do? (UK)

Find out what graduates in your subject went on to do after graduation. This survey is carried out nationally every year.

Sample CV - Psychology (4th year)

This is a sample CV for a final year Psychology student who is interested in a career as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist.

British Psychological Society

Professional body for psychology in the UK. Careers information about all branches of psychology and details of accredited courses.

Employability in Psychology: a guide for departments (HEA)

This guide explains how teaching employability skills can be integrated into an undergraduate Psychology programme.

  • Author: Peter Reddy, Caprice Lantz and Julie Hulme
  • Published: 2013
  • Download PDF 3.1 MB
What to do with your Psychology degree

Whether you are planning to pursue a career within the psychology profession or wondering how best to apply the skills you have gained during your studies to another vocation, this practical book will help you to explore the many avenues open to you.

  • Author: Matthew McDonald and Susmita Das
  • Published: 2008

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Useful websites for Professional Psychology

Details of websites that provide useful information on professional careers in Psychology. Updated April 2021.

British Psychological Society Careers Destinations Project

Report on the findings of a study which aimed to determine the career destinations of psychology graduates 1, 3, 5 and 7 years after graduation.

  • Author: Dr Lisa Morrison Coulthard
  • Published: 2013
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Your journey into Psychology (British Psychological Society)

Visit the link below to download a Psychology careers guide. It provides an overview of psychology careers and provides advice on topics, such as finding work experience and becoming a member of the BPS.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Emma Van Carlen (Chief Marketing Officer)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Psychology graduate, Emma Van Carlen, talks about her experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Michael Martin (Co-owner of home decor/ furniture business)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Combined Arts graduate, Michael Martin, talks about his experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Reem Masri (Psycho-Social Support Trainer with NGO)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Neuroscience with Psychology graduate, Reem Masri, talks about her experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Aileen Riddell (University Tutor in Dispute Resolution)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Psychology graduate, Aileen Riddell, talks about her experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Lucia Suhanyiova (Senior Human Factors Specialist, NATS)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article Psychology graduate, Lucia Suhanyiova, talks about her experience studying at Aberdeen and career path to date.

Psychoneuroxy.com

Search for current academic positions in Schools of Psychology and Neuroscience at universities across the world.

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