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Psychology: Training & Development

Career prospects

The profession of psychologist-trainer is an attractive prospect for those seeking a broad professional field within Psychology. Graduates of the track have the knowledge and skills to guide group processes.

The track Training & Development develops trainers who can bring groups of employees or employers to change in a careful and motivating manner. They can convert training goals into concrete training programmes. Because of their knowledge and sensitivity to the effects of social behaviour, and their skill in dealing with difficult group processes during training, these scientifically trained trainers stand out favourably in the work field of training.

Some examples of positions our graduates have:

  • Trainer in social and communication skills at profit and non-profit organisations
  • Freelance trainer
  • Self-employed person with own consultancy/training agency as consultant, trainer, coach
  • Psychology lecturer or skills trainer at HBO institutions or university
  • Training adviser

UvA Student Careers Centre

The Student Careers Centre is there to help with your career development. You can contact them to discuss your options, ambitions and doubts at any time during your studies.

Your diploma is not a farewell

After graduating, you don't have to say goodbye to the University of Amsterdam! We are happy to help you develop your career. You can join the young alumni programme, which will assist you in mapping out your career. And as an alumnus, you can also still use the Student Careers Centre.