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Career Success in Psychology

Psychology Career Success

The Psychology major at Champlain has been designed to be diverse, practical, and applicable to a wide spectrum of professional fields such as:

  • Counseling and therapy
  • Clinical psychology
  • Sports and coaching 
  • Forensic psychology
  • Guidance
  • Child development and psychology
  • Teaching
  • Military and law enforcement
  • Human resources and various positions in business

A degree in psychology is always relevant—take it into any business or field involving people and you will be a valuable team member!

Psychology majors graduate from Champlain with an extensive education, real-world experience, and a résumé that helps them stand out in a field of applicants.

Champlain College Psychology Graduates

We love finding out what our recent grads are up to.

95% of students who graduated from this major in 2019 are either employed or continuing their education just six months after graduation. Of those employed, 100% are in positions relevant to their career goals.

Recent Psychology graduates have accepted various positions, including:

  • Chittenden County Court Diversion // Lead Case Manager and Office Supervisor // Burlington, VT 
  • Northwestern Counseling and Support Services // Family Support Specialist // St. Albans, VT  
  • Rutland Regional Medical Center // Psychiatric Technician // Rutland, VT
  • University of New Mexico // IRB Coordinator // Albuquerque, NM
  • Vermont Psychological Association // Mental Health Recovery Specialist // Montpelier, VT 
  • Center for Discovery // Counselor // Menlo Park, CA
  • Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office // Child Protective Investigator // Tampa, FL
  • Howard Center // Residential Counselor // Essex Junction, VT
  • Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital // Mental Health Specialist // Berlin, VT

Champlain College Class of 2019 Joins the Workforce

Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. These College-wide results are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—remarkably higher than most post-graduation college surveys.

Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education has prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.

    • 91% are either employed or continuing their education.
    • 88% of the graduates who are employed indicated that their jobs are related to their career goals.
    • 89% also indicated that they had completed one or more internships or other experiential learning opportunities before graduation.