Careers & Opportunities

Field Experiences 

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.

School & Community Partnerships 

As part of its mission to give back to the surrounding community and provide substantive fieldwork experiences for its students, the College of Education and Human Development has formed partnerships with more than 25 institutions and organizations.

Career Services

The College of Education and Human Development 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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