Careers & Outcomes

Where will your degree take you?

Helping job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing academic landscapes of mental health and its impact on careers and employment. These resources will provide a comprehensive look at the growth of online psychology degree options at not-for-profit univerisities and also tips for pursuing your PsyD degree while working.

Psychology Job Guides

To better help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing academic landscapes of mental health and its impact on careers and employment.

Psychology Degrees

A comprehensive psychology degree guide. This database has over 3,100 different psychology degrees and 1,700 different universities to explore.

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Counseling Degrees

Here you will be able to research specific types of counseling degrees, review all of the different counseling degree programs offered at universities online and across campuses nationwide, and understand the different types of career paths you should consider as a counselor.

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Learn Psychology

A source of well-written, in-depth information, resources, and data for those interested in pursuing a degree in psychology and other mental health professions.

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Career Center

Supporting Your Journey

The Career Center is here to guide you no matter where you are in your journey. Serving all WashU students, they will help you decide what to do after graduation and the steps it takes to get there.

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Resources and Tools

Resources and guides to help you navigate your journey.

Career Center Resources and Tools

CAREERlink

CAREERlink is a web-based recruiting platform for students to find jobs, internships, and co-op opportunities.

Connect with Employers

Internships

Making your way into the industry can be tough. There are great opportunities out there to get your foot in the door. Take a look at some opportunities recent graduates have taken to make those first steps.

  • AbbVie
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • BD (Becton Dickinson)
  • Boeing
  • Capital One
  • Cardinal Health
  • Casa de Salud
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Emerson
  • Google
  • Health Literacy Missouri
  • IBM
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • LaunchCode
  • L'Oreal USA, Inc.
  • MasterCard International
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Missouri Coalition for the Environment
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • St. Louis Magazine
  • The American Enterprise Institute
  • US Department of State
  • Washington University in St. Louis

We also offer course credit for some internships (Psych 225), and we have this handy guide of approved, local internship opportunities. 

Browse Internship Guide

Graduate School Placements

Many students decide to pursue a higher degree in their field. Our students are highly sought after by top ranked institutions. Over the course of the past three years, students have gone onto pursue their degrees at:

Boston University • Carnegie Mellon University •

Columbia University • Duke University •

Harvard University • Northwestern University •

Princeton University • Stanford University •

University of California - Berkeley • Vanderbilt University •

Washington University in St. Louis • Yale University

Thinking of applying to graduate school? Download our guide to applying to psychology graduate school.

Guide to Applying to Graduate School

Career Outcomes

In a survey of post graduates, they have reported acquiring positions with the following companies:

  • Bloomberg LP
  • Capital One
  • Cerner Corporation
  • City Year, Inc.
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Garmin International
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Mercury Communications, LLC
  • Morningstar, Inc.
  • Mt. Sinai
  • MWWPR
  • New York City Teaching Fellows
  • Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research
  • Peace Corps
  • Peak Sport and Spine
  • Princeton University
  • Ruffalo Noel Levitz
  • Sacramento Central Labor Council
  • Samsung Electronics
  • ScribeAmerica
  • Sierra Club
  • St. Louis Personality and Aging Network- SPAN Lab
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • Washington University in St. Louis