Many psychology majors intern at nonprofit organizations and counseling agencies nationwide during the summer following their sophomore and/or junior years. Students are assisted in identifying an internship opportunity and guided in connecting experiential and classroom learning in preparation for future employment.
Students have interned at these sites:
For more information, contact the internship coordinator, visit the Office of Career Services, and explore Internship Central.
Approximately 85% of Grove City College's psychology majors pursue graduate training within three years of graduation. Most of these alumni enter graduate programs in psychology (either masters or doctoral programs), but many are also accepted into law or medical schools, seminaries, or MBA or MSW programs.
With advanced degrees in psychology, Grove City College graduates are conducting research at major universities, teaching future psychology majors at colleges around the country, providing mental health services in hospitals and clinics, directing human-relations departments in industry, and serving the social services needs of citizens in both urban and rural areas.
Psychology majors who do not enter graduate school are finding employment in various private and governmental agencies that serve children and youth, working with drug and alcohol addicts, and finding entry-level management positions in business. They serve in positions such as executive director at a nonprofit, relationship educator, editor, event planner, and director of a youth leadership development program.
Graduates of the Department of Psychology and Social Work have been admitted to programs at: