Current Majors and Graduates
Bryn Mawr Psychology graduates
pursue a variety of career paths. A survey of majors spanning graduating
classes from 1983-98 yielded information from 113 women. Of this group,
29 reported attending or completing graduate study in psychology or
a related field (e.g., cognitive neuroscience); 15 became physicians,
and 14 attended law school (one of whom attended a JD/Ph.D. program).
In addition, 7 other graduates obtained graduate degrees in other
fields (e.g., Communication Disorders, English, French, Sociology,
etc.), 7 pursued careers in social work, 12 went on to work in marketing
and media, and 12 pursued careers in education or special education.
Finally, 4 took positions in pharmaceutical companies, two went into
nursing, and the rest pursued a variety of positions such as research
assistant, orchestra musician, training coordinator, and benefits
Class of 2013
A more recent survey of 24 majors from the classes of 1998-2000 found
5 were in graduate or post-bac programs, 2 were in law school, 9 worked
as research assistants, 3 worked as teachers or clinical assistants,
3 were in business, 2 were in the non-profit service sector, and 1
was staying home with a new baby. Five graduates reported that they
were currently applying to graduate programs (3 in clinical/school
psychology, 1 in biological anthropology, 1 in special education).
Class of 2014
|Laila Abdul Nabi