Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

Explore how an internship can help expand your opportunities after graduation

Psychology Internship and Practicum

The Psychology Internship and Practicum course is unique to the Temple Psychology BA degree program and provides students with hands-on experience in the professional world. Students are expected to provide outstanding service to the agency, school or company, and they regularly meet with their advisors about their experiences. 

View a complete list of the Department of Psychology Internship Site Listings for the upcoming academic year.

Careers

The skills gained from a liberal arts degree are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. Apply the experience and knowledge acquired in the Psychology Major program to your professional pursuits across many organizations and industries, including academics, cultural institutions, government agencies or the social sciences. The versatility of this program’s curriculum helps you graduate with valuable skill sets sought by many employers.

With the knowledge and research experience you gain as a Psychology BA graduate, you’ll be prepared for many career and academic opportunities upon graduation, including in

  • education,
  • healthcare,
  • human resources,
  • marketing,
  • research and
  • social services.

Many Psychology majors also pursue graduate study in psychology or other fields, including business, counseling, law, medicine, and occupational or speech therapy.

Career Services