Careers and Placements
Support through industry placements and mentoring
The department has a dedicated placement officer and a careers service team. They are here to help you identify and apply for placements, as well as developing your employability and transferable skills.
You can access support at any point in your degree and after you graduate.
Psychology careers >
What can I do with a Psychology degree?
BSc Psychology and joint courses with Education Studies and with Linguistics are British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited providing eligibility for Graduate Membership of the BPS.
Graduates from Warwick’s Psychology courses have gone on to work for employers including:
- Cancer Research UK
- Hewett Recruitment
- The Government
- John Lewis and Partners
- Kuehne + Nagel
- The Forward Trust
- Teach First
They have pursued roles such as:
- Clinical psychologists
- Clinical Counsellors
- Educational psychologists
- Health psychologists
- Business, research, and administrative professionals
- Financial and accounting technicians
- Marketing professionals
- Management consultants
- Business analysts
To find out more, visit the Prospects website: What can I do with my degree?
Meet your careers and placements support
Psychology Placements Teaching Fellow, Dr. Gitit Kadar-Satat
“I am a Teaching Fellow who oversees all undergraduate placements and internships in the Department of Psychology. I support students in identifying and applying for work experience opportunities that will develop their skills and enhance their employability.
I am responsible for the Intercalated Year Work Placement programme. I am the module convenor for 'Placement, Outreach, and Engagement' - a final year optional module in Psychology. I offer workshops, group meetings, and one-to-one appointments.”
Psychology Senior Careers Consultant, Siobhan Qadir
“I am a qualified Careers Consultant who can help you to reflect on your career goals and assist you with non-directive interventions.
You can access my support through Meetings, Moodle courses, and Employability course-related sessions and workshops. I offer group webinars and one-to-one meetings and am also a Sprint, Female development trainer.”
Warwick is the
most targeted university by the UK’s top graduate employers
(The Graduate Market in 2021, High Fliers Research Ltd).
Warwick psychology is
in the UK for employer reputation
(QS World Rankings by Subject 2021)
Did you know
of Warwick’s Psychology graduates find graduate-level jobs/study within 15 months after graduation. While others seek non-graduate experience to further their long-term career.
(The Guardian, ”The best UK universities 2021 – league table”)