Building experience is key to starting your career in psychology. Volunteering is a very good way to start gaining this experience while you are at Sussex. There may be part-time work opportunities, too.
Working in a supportive role with relevant client groups is the best way to gain experience for all qualifying routes. This will be particularly important to get onto clinical, educational or forensic psychology postgraduate courses. Here are some ideas for those areas:
Quality, relevance and the application of psychological knowledge may be more important than the quantity or length of experience
Check CareerHub for other psychology placement opportunities: