What can I do with a major in Psychology?

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info Information
assessment Self-Assessment/Questionnaire
workshop Workshop

What Can I Do With My Major? Sheets info

Information about industries and jobs for different majors.

FOCUS 2 assessment

A self assessment tool designed to provide users with personalized career and education exploration and planning services.

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MBTI assessment

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment takes about 45 minutes to complete online, followed by a 1-hour in-person interpretation with a Career Specialist. (Note that you have to come in for an appointment to get your results; the online tool alone does not present you with results.)

This assessment is free for currently registered UMBC students. UMBC licenses the MBTI online assessment through a CPP platform called Elevate.

Important:  please view this short video with includes instructions on taking the MBTI.

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Note: We recommend that you first take the Focus 2 career assessment and then meet with a Career Specialist before deciding to take the MBTI.

Buzzfile: Explore Career Industries and Majors info

Each of the industries listed on the subsequent pages relates to an academic major or program at UMBC. You can use these links to explore potential hiring organizations and job opportunities listed on Buzzfile (an external resource).

Dependable Strengths workshop

A full-day workshop for students, alumni, and community members who are ready to delve into the process of identifying their strengths.

Vault info

GoinGlobal info

Links by Major info

For more information visit the UMBC Career Center.