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Education (Primary, Secondary, and Higher), Psychology, Social Services

Education is a wide-ranging field that includes structured and alternative pathways to teaching in the US and abroad as well as leadership roles in schools, communities, government, technology and media firms, higher education, museums, and nonprofit organizations. Opportunities can be found in public policy, data analysis, curriculum development, instructional design, and more.

Popular career pathways in Psychology include clinical and counseling services to address mental and emotional health. issues. Consider populations you’re interested in helping or particular issues you’d like to help with.  For those interested in studying the science of behavior to help identify solutions to human and organizational problems in a work setting, Industrial and Organizational Psychology (I/O Psych) can be a good career path to consider. This growing field requires expertise in the design, execution and interpretation of research.

Social workers can practice at the micro level, (working one-on-one with clients), or on a macro level (policy work). Social workers work in many environments, including private practice, schools, hospitals, private or government agencies, correctional facilities, hospice, and more.

Resource Spotlight: Vault

Vault is a valuable, comprehensive career planning tool – whether you have a career in mind, are not sure where to begin, or want some options to consider. Peruse this terrific resource to access numerous career guides, explore career fields, …

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Loredana George Assistant Director, Consulting, International Relations, Global Development, Education, Psychology, Global Health, Human Rights, & Alumni Engagement
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Building a Career in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Curious about what a career in Industrial-Organizational Psychology can entail, where you can apply the relevant skillsets, and what background may be needed in different iterations of the field? Read on for details from the Harvard Extension School blog on

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Top 10 glamorous education jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

The field of education, often perceived as traditional and understated, holds a variety of roles that sparkle with a unique glamour, particularly for students, recent graduates, and those early in their career paths. These positions offer a blend of intellectual …

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GRADUATE SPOTLIGHTS

Meet Courtney Wittekind >
Meet Kelly Wang Zhang >
Meet Lana Jaffe Neufeld >
Meet Mo Torres >
Meet Nicholas Deporzio >
Meet Nicole Abi-Esber >
  • Research Assistant Professor (1-year appointment) Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC)
Meet Jiawei Zhou >
Meet Eileen McGivney >
  • Research & Clinical Fellow Research & Clinical Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital & The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Meet Chelsea Boccagno >
Meet Mikaela Belle Martin >
Meet Eric Hoppe >
Meet Matthew Lehmann >

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