Internships and Career Planning

Whether you are a first-year student figuring out your career path or a senior looking for your first full-time opportunity, Career Services is a valuable resource to ensure your success every step of the way.

Career Services provides support for students and alumni on LinkedIn profiles, writing resumes and cover letters, interview practice, finding a job or internship, and exploring careers and majors.

It is important to utilize Career Services throughout your time here at USF. Here is a helpful guide to some recommended career planning steps at each stage of your time here: 

https://myusf.usfca.edu/career-services/career-planning-checklist

Join Handshake

Handshake is USF’s online career services platform that you can use to:

  • apply for thousands of internships
  • schedule appointments with USF Career Counselors
  • register for career workshops and events

Career paths that many Psychology majors are interested in are outlined in the following documents.  Some careers (for example, "counseling", "psychotherapy", "mental health services", etc.) will require a mental health license (which requires graduate work, at least at the masters level).

Sorting Out Graduate Degree and Licensure Options In Psychology & Mental Health

So, You Want to Be a Therapist?

Explore careers in Psychology at careersinpsychology.org »

Video: Graduate Study in Psychology by Dr. June Madsen Clausen