The Department of Psychology offers numerous options for students hoping to combine in-class learning with experience in applied environments. All provide an opportunity to make valuable contacts, cultivate the professional skills associated with success, engage with Psychology outside the classroom, and become more involved with career planning. They also provide opportunities for employers to work with highly motivated students possessing a variety of skills valued in the workplace.

Psychology Co-op student Chelsea Medland at Carleton’s Career Services


What is Psychology’s Co-operative Education Option? How do I apply? What’s it like to be part of co-op? Start Here.

Learn how the Research Process Unfolds

Psychology Research Lab Volunteer

Are you interested in gaining experience with the research process? Want to work with a faculty member and fellow students? Looking to earn Co-Curricular Record credit? Start Here.


Taylor Essery (right) working at Carleton’s Career Services

Practicum in Community Psychology

Want to learn how to serve the community and earn 0.5 credits along the way? Care to access the course InfoPack, which includes an FAQ for those curious about the practicum and those enrolled in the course? Start Here.