What Can I Do with an MHC Major in Psychology and Education?

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • Creative Arts Workshop for Kids, Inc.
  • United States Fund for UNICEF
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
  • Ontyx, Inc.
  • Mount Holyoke College, Summer Math Prog.
  • Safe Passage
  • Various Public and Private schools
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • ESM Educational Consultants
  • Various Universities (e.g. Stanford, UMass, Yale)

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Educational Consultant
  • Behavior Specialist
  • College/University Instructor/Professor
  • Research Associate
  • Program Coordinator
  • Legal Assistant/Lawyer
  • Community Educator
  • School Psychologist
  • Museum Worker
  • Director of a Non-Profit Organization

Online Resources:

  • American Psychological Association
    The APA offers a Student website with excellent articles: “Considering a Career in Psychology?” “Getting into Graduate School,” “Scholarships, Grants, and Funding Opportunities,” and more.
  • Association of Educational Psychologists - UK
    Check out the AEP’s free downloadable Careers Information booklet.
  • National Education Association
    Go to the NEA Student Program page for information on licensing, certification, job searches, salaries, and job outlook.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this online database gives a detailed description of various fields/occupations including physics, astronomy, education and engineering.
  • Spotlight on Careers
    Explore the Sciences page - find career profiles, internship opportunities, and educational resources.
  • Vault Online Career Library – connect through LyonNet
    Provides career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing.

Career Resource Library:

Helpful Advisors:

  • Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
  • Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.