Course requirements: PSYC 2250 and PSYC 2260, plus 6 credit hours PSYC at the 2000/3000 level
Check the Academic Calendar for the categories requirement.
To do this year:
- Should you follow a 3-or-4 year plan? Meet with an academic advisor and career consultant to map out your options.
- Declare PSYC major to register for PSYC 2250 and PSYC 2260.
- When choosing a minor, take courses that will open opportunities.
Make professional connections:
- Join the Career Mentor Program to learn from professionals.
- Attend career fairs to connect with employers.
- Become a Student Affiliate with the Canadian or American Psychological Association.
- Develop professional connections with professors by applying for an Undergraduate Research Award.
Market your skills: Develop your resumé and cover letter and refine your interview skills.
VOLUNTEER & WORK EXPERIENCE
Explore student research opportunities: Apply for a research assistant position, Undergraduate Research Award or NSERC grant.
Gain practical experience by volunteering: Check out Big Brothers Big Sisters, Klinic Community Health Centre or Let's Talk Science
Obtain certificates employers may require, including: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, CPR/First Aid, ALLY, WHMIS and Mental Health First Aid.
Develop global career skills and expand intercultural learning: Consider an international student exchange or Travel Study program, Students Without Borders internship or an international service-learning program, My World Abroad or SWAP for a "working holiday."
Staying local? Check out the Language Partner Program or one of the local service-learning programs.