Careers & Opportunities


PhD students have the chance to be matched to an internship through the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers.


    Find a career in universities, public and private school, hospitals, research facilities, government and state agencies, or private practice. PhD graduates go on to work as school psychologists and supervisors in a wide variety of settings, including

    • Baltimore City School District,
    • Bucks County Intermediate Unit,
    • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,
    • Collingswood School District,
    • Counseling or Referral Assistance (CORA),
    • Delaware County Intermediate Unit,
    • Devereux Foundation,
    • Montgomery County Intermediate Unit,
    • The School District of Philadelphia,
    • Souderton School District,
    • Special People in the Northeast (SPIN),
    • Upper Darby School District and
    • Wordsworth Academy.

    Others find roles in teaching and research in academia. Graduates of the School Psychology PhD have moved into placements in institutions including

    • A.I. duPont (Nemours) Hospital for Children,
    • Brown University,
    • Harvard University,
    • Hershey Medical Center,
    • Howard University,
    • Immaculata University,
    • Massachusetts General Hospital,
    • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,
    • Temple University and
    • University of Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Services.

    Career Services

    The College of Education offers a range of career development services to its students. You can also visit the university Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

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