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Psychology Careers: Psychiatry

Assumption College Undergraduate

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the demand for psychiatrists who provide counseling for children and adolescents will double between now and 2020. It is estimated that by 2020, 12,624 psychiatrists will be needed, however, only 8,312 will be practicing. Bachelor’s of psychology majors at Assumption College can choose from dozens […]

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October 27th, 2015

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Psychology careers: Clinical psychologist

Assumption College Undergraduate

Assumption psychology students can gain hands-on professional experience as undergraduates through internships and field work, where they have the opportunity to experience if their chosen field of study is right for them. Assumption psychology students intern at hospitals, clinics, non-profit organizations and local Worcester schools. Psychology major Shannon Porter ‘16 participated in an internship at […]

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July 7th, 2015

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Summer Professional Development – for Psychology Students

Assumption College Undergraduate

This is the second of a four-part series identifying ways students across different majors can hone their skills, gain experience and stimulate their minds over the summer months. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, find a full-time job or simply explore a passion, there are so many ways to develop yourself professionally even though class is […]

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June 11th, 2015

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What makes psychology a good major for physical therapy graduate school?

Assumption College Undergraduate

Assumption College recognizes the power of combining a Liberal Arts foundation —majors like psychology — with preparation for professional and allied health graduate programs, like physical therapy. Functional movement is central to good health. Physical therapy is a health profession that helps people develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability through life. Physical […]

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February 24th, 2015

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Specializing within your psychology major

Assumption College Undergraduate

Students pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology for a number of reasons. Some like listening and helping others. Others enjoy the deep dive into understanding human behavior. Whether you have known exactly what you want to do since you learned what a psychologist was, or you’re still trying to figure out where you’re headed with […]

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November 13th, 2014

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