Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects Work and Organizational Psychology

As a graduate of the Master’s program in Work and Organizational Psychology you can work in a wide range of professions, such as human resource management, consultancy, training/coaching and policy-making in private, semi-private or governmental organizations.

Knowledge and skills

After completing this program you will be able to conduct theoretical and applied research in the areas of social, occupational, and organizational psychology. You will also be able to develop tools and interventions to solve practical problems and study their effectiveness.

Recent placements include:

  • Manager Learning & Development at Alliance Healthcare
  • HR Business Partner at ASML
  • Recruiter at Coolblue
  • Human Resource Manager at KPN
  • Staff Consultant at Universiteit Utrecht
  • Research Advisor at Driessen HRM
  • Consultant and Data Analist at Cmotions
  • Work and Organizational Psychologist, Eindhoven University of Technology

Typical starting positions after graduation:

  • HR Manager 
  • HR Advisor 
  • Recruiter 
  • Researcher 
  • Trainer/coach 
  • Policy Advisor 
  • Career Counselor 
  • Work Reintegration Counselor 
  • Consultant  
  • Diagnostician 
  • Teacher / Education Expert 

Alumni facts

  • On average 5 months until first paid job
  • 73% of graduates find a job within 6 months after graduation
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,449 
  • 70% of graduates would recommend the study to friends, family or colleagues

Source: National Alumni Survey - Master Social Psychology, 2020 | n = 17

After your Master's

Your transition to the labor market
Working in the Netherlands after graduation

Interested in the MSc Work and Organizational Psychology?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application