Employment and Graduate Studies

NYU Abu Dhabi students who major in Psychology graduate with realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills, and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings. The NYUAD Psychology Program provides a solid preparation for graduate programs in basic and applied psychology, other psychology-related fields, and graduate programs in business, education, health, and law.


Learning the behavioral side of economic theory helped me understand the crucial linkages between business processes and humans.

Tessa Ayson, Psychology and Economics graduate, employed as a business analyst in Australia

Where Are They Now?

Psychology graduates from NYU Abu Dhabi are working and in graduate schools around the world. This is just a small sample.


  • Addictest
  • Central European University
  • Deloitte
  • Ecole Normale Superieure
  • Hedayah
  • Hult University
  • Image Nation
  • Plash Media
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Semmelweis University
  • United States Department of State

Grad Schools

  • Columbia University
  • Northwestern University
  • NYU Silver School of Social Work

Student Highlight

An Embracing Environment

A passion grew when Victoria Zhu landed an internship in Zambia working with children with learning disabilities. 

The Career Development Center at NYU Abu Dhabi works with students to help improve interpersonal skills, find internship and job opportunities, and prepare for graduate school.