In This Section Majors & Minors Career Development Study Abroad & Off-Campus Research & Engagement Courses Scholarships & Awards Advising Organizations, Clubs, & Communities Meet Our Students Meet Our Students Find out how psychology students at the University of Minnesota are Driven to Discover. Alumni Spotlight: Yuyang Zhao Read about how Yuyang’s (PSY BS - FA 22) experience in the psychology major helped him to promote diversity & inclusion in a community college setting. Alumni Spotlight: Asha Hurreh Read on to learn how Asha (PSY BA, 2022) uses her experiences from the cognitive and brain sciences to work as a lead ophthalmic technician Alumni Spotlight: Gail Fraser Read on to learn how Gail (PSY BS - 2022) implements her psychology degree into her work with campus recruitment. Alumni Spotlight: Nora Luetmer Read about how Nora (PSY BA/Finance BS - 2021) merged the fields of psychology and finances to consult various professional companies. Alumni Spotlight: Rucha Markale Read about how Rucha's experience with research during her undergrad career has translated into her job as a clinical research coordinator. Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Beneke Find out how Alexandra applies her knowledge of psychology to help children who are diagnosed with autism at Fraser. Alumni Spotlight: Jenna Melton Read on to learn how Jenna's (Psy BA - 2016) psychology degree laid a foundation of success for her role as a Project Manager at Amazon. Alumni Spotlight: Omar Ahmed Read on to learn how Omar (Psy BA- 2020) uses quantitative and qualitative data to support different initiatives around the hospital. Alumni Spotlight: Abigayle McClendon Read about how Abigayle utilizes the multidisciplinary courses in the Psychology Major to advance her career in the TRIO programs. Alumni Spotlight: Jay Senior Read about how Jay Senior utilized UMN resources while he was a student to secure a sales position working for UnitedHealthcare. Alumni Spotlight: Casey Giordano An alum of the psych undergrad and doctoral program at the U, Dr. Giordano works as an assistant professor at Auburn University in Alabama. Read on to find out what tips he… Alumni Spotlight: Anusha Duggirala Anusha graduated with her PSY BA in December 2020 and has since secured a position working as a Clinical Research Coordinator for the University of Minnesota’s Neurology… Alumni Spotlight: Yuanjie Shen A graduate of our psychology program, Yuanjie, did her Masters in Human Resources & Industrial Relations. She now works as an HR Specialist for a US-based company while living… Alumni Spotlight: Varun Murugesan Varun Murugesan is a recent graduate of our Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (2016). Read on to learn more about what he did after graduating. Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Schmitz Hannah Schmitz is a recent graduate of our Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and the first alumni we are spotlighting in our new Alumni Spotlight. From You Betcha to Kon’nichiwa As an international student and psychology major, Carrie Kuang (BA ’16) was prepared to study the culture around her. But what started as a natural consequence of moving from… Applying Psychology for "Man's Best Friend" Amanda has used her knowledge of psychology to train dogs and start her own dog-training company. Obtaining Diverse Life Skills through Liberal Arts Adrienne is a student, research assistant, editorial board member, and a team leader with CLA's First Year Experience program.