Psychology - Career Opportunities

Graduates of the B.A. Psychology program have the opportunity to pursue a number of career paths in a variety of settings. Our alumni tell us that they gained many valuable skills as part of their academic preparation at SUNY Poly, including research, community outreach, program development, case management, social services, mental health counseling, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, statistical analysis, professional writing, public speaking, customer service and more. Below is a quick glimpse into where our alumni are working and what they are doing.

If you would like to learn more, explore the alumni section of SUNY Poly’s LinkedIn page to see what our past students are doing now. Students are also encouraged to visit our Career Services resources webpage to discover internship and career opportunities in their field of interest.

Alumni Employers

  • Upstate Cerebral Palsy
  • The Neighborhood Center Inc.
  • NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities
  • Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Center for Family and Life Recovery, Inc.
  • Optanix
  • Center for Behavioral Analysis
  • NYS Office of Children and Family Services
  • Madison-Oneida BOCES
  • Center for Internet Security
  • Capital One
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Alumni Job Titles

  • Career, Guidance, School and Vocational Counselor
  • Child Care Center Administrator
  • Child Support Services Worker
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • Community Welfare Worker
  • Counseling Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Employment Administrator
  • Equal Opportunity Representatives
  • Experimental Psychologist
  • Family Caseworker
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Industrial Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personnel Administrator
  • Psychiatrist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Residential Advisor
  • School Psychologist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Services Assistant
  • Social Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Youth Services Specialist
  • Job Development Specialist
  • College Professor/Lecturer


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