Warwick graduates have been named the 3rd most sought after by top employers
When it comes to finding your perfect career, you can access support at any point in your degree and after you graduate through our Student Opportunity team.
- Detailed guidance from your Psychology careers consultant
- Help with job applications and interview practice
- Face-to-face and online courses to develop leadership, enterprise and communication skills
- Contact with employers through careers fairs, employer presentations and workshops
- Support for finding placements
- 8,000+ on-campus work experience opportunities
- Graduate-level vacancies
- Access to Warwick’s paid Graduate Internship Scheme
Placements and Work Experience
Studying Psychology at Warwick provides you with access to a range of work experience opportunities. From volunteering, through skills awards, to placements and internships, our mission is to support your career development and equip you with the skillset needed for the 21st-century workplace.
Psychology students at Warwick can apply for a one-year or part-year intercalated work placement in the UK or abroad. We provide our student with support and guidance around identifying and applying for placements. Our students have undertaken one-year or part-year intercalated work placements between their second and final year in organisations like Virgin Media, BMW, City Year UK, Microsoft, and other employers.
We are currently expanding our work experience portfolio by drawing on and extending our partnership with organisations across all sectors. Our dedicated Placement officer, Dr. Gitit Kadar-Satat, works closely with the department's Senior Careers Service to support you in developing employability and transferable skills.
3rd most targeted university nationally by the UK's top 100 employers
The Graduate Market in 2020, High Flyers Research Ltd
7th in the UK
for reputation with employers
QS World Rankings by Subject 2020
Where are our graduates now?
I work with children and young people experiencing complex mental health difficulties. This can involve one-to-one therapy, group interventions and working with families, schools and social care services."
BSc Psychology graduate 2010
As a Business Analyst, my role is to learn what the organisation wants a given system to do and to work with colleagues to build a solution. I enjoy working with innovative technology that solves difficult problems."
BSc Psychology graduate 2013
My MSc is taught by both the Psychology and Law Departments. The Psychology modules cover: Statistical methods in psychology; Advanced and applied research techniques; Cognitive, Social and Neuroscience approaches."
BSc Psychology graduate 2016
I am the Research and Impact Director at The Brilliant Club. My team assesses the impact of the charity’s programmes on pupil outcomes by developing a detailed understanding of current research relating to educational attainment and university access."
Research and Impact Director
BSc Psychology graduate 2010 PhD graduate 2014
My Medical Research Council-funded PhD followed an undergraduate degree at Warwick and a Masters’ in Neuroscience at Oxford."
BSc Psychology graduate 2014
I am a Performance Improvement consultant in EY’s Customer department, which means I work with clients to improve anything related to the company’s interaction with their customers, such as customer experience, customer service, increasing sales etc."
BSc Psychology graduate 2013