Here are the top 10 skills that employers look for in psychology majors:

  • Listening skills

  • Ability to work in teams

  • Getting along with others

  • Desire and ability to learn

  • Willingness to gain new, important skills

  • Focus on customers/clients

  • Interpersonal relationship skills

  • Adaptability to changing situations

  • Ability to suggest solutions

  • Problem-solving skills

Further Reading

Source: Landrum, R.E., & Harrold, R. (2001). What employers want from psychology graduates (and what students think employers want). Manuscript submitted for publication.