Your lab work will begin with your first course, and the hands-on approach to study will give you an early grounding in the scientific method. You will find many opportunities for research and fieldwork, for instance during a semester at the New England Center for Children, a school for children with autism.
As Rosmery Rodriguez ’15 researched colleges, Hamilton stood out for the student internships it offers at the New England Center for Children, a school for children with autism. Each summer, select Hamilton students interested in education or psychology get the chance work at the center founded by a Hamilton alumnus. Rodriguez figured she would major in neuroscience or psychology, and when she heard about the center experience, the scale tipped toward Hamilton College.More >>
A graduate’s progress: on track for a Ph.D.
Hannah Schacter ’12 is earning a doctorate in developmental psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She discovered a passion for developmental research at Hamilton College; she was riveted by work that shows how bullying has an impact on children’s later adjustment, be they victim or perpetrator.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in psychology are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: