The need for mental health and coaching professionals is growing, and there are a variety of career paths for both PsyD candidates and master’s degree students in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP). Whether you’re pursuing a clinical, academic, or non-clinical path, we are here to support you.

Popular Job Titles for GSPP Alumni
Psychologist, Behavioral Health Therapist/Clinician, Case Manager, Clinical Psychologist, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Mental Performance Consultant, Community Affairs Liaison, Domestic Violence Counselor, Grant Researcher, Health and Safety Outreach Coordinator, Prevention Specialist, Program Coordinator, Psychotherapist, Relief Advocate, Research Assistant, School Based Therapist, Professional Educator, Integrated Behavioral Health Provider, and more.

Common Organizations for GSPP Alumni
Savio House, Therapeutic Link, SafeHouse Denver, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Humanitarian Assistance Applied Research Group, and more!

GSPP Career Advising
For GSPP programs (MA and PsyD), you can connect with your dedicated GSPP Career Advisor, Megan Pritchett, either over Zoom, phone call, or in person. You can schedule an individual career advising appointment by logging into your Pioneer Careers account and selecting a convenient time under the Appointments tab. Want to reach out to your assigned advisor directly? Email Megan Pritchett at Megan.Pritchett@du.edu.

Pioneer Careers
Pioneer Careers is your career portal while a graduate student at DU. On Pioneer Careers you can schedule appointments with your graduate career advisor, RSVP or explore upcoming career events, and look through our job and internship board.

Pre-Recorded Graduate Career Webinars and Events
Since graduate students have similar career needs as DU alumni, there is lots of collaboration between our graduate career development and alumni career development events and webinars. Check out our Video Library to watch previously recorded career webinars on job search, career switching, resumes, networking, and more!

Popular Job/Internship Search Tools for GSPP Students
American Psychological Association
National Strength and Conditioning Association
HigherEd Jobs
UC Health
LinkedIn Jobs
Pioneer Careers
Additional Resources
Social Media Strategies for Sport Coaching Professionals (video)
Big Interview
Imagine PhD
Sample Resume MA Sport & Performance Psychology (pdf)
Sample CV PsyD (pdf)

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Taking a Mindful Minute this Holiday Season

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No matter which holidays you celebrate in the wintertime, if any, you might feel an increase in stress this time of year. With final exams at school, coworkers out of the office, a slow job search season, family and friends …

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What to Do with a Psychology Major?

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Careers for Psychology Majors

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Psychology is the study of how people think, feel and act. Psychology majors at the University of Denver seek to understand and explain normal and abnormal behavior, development, perception, memory, and reasoning, as well …

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Passion. Holy Cannoli! What is this thing called passion!?

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Recently, I was making a 17-mile trek across Arvada when our guide brought us to a halt, stretched out his hand and presented us with a brown paper bag. Within this seemingly innocuous container was a collection of several pieces …

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