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The master of science in industrial/organizational psychology program prepares students for careers in human resources, organizational development, change management, and leadership development. As a leader in the field, we offer the only industrial/organizational psychology program in the Boston area. Our innovative program draws upon the Bertolon School of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences to incorporate both case-based method of instruction and a strong emphasis on structured quantitative research. Our curriculum follows the guidelines developed by the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology for master’s degree programs in I/O psychology, which is the dominant professional society.


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M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology


Neil Jacobsen

Selected Internship Locations

  • Linkage, Inc. (Leadership and Organizational Development Consulting Firm, Lexington, MA)
  • i3 Solutions (Staffing and Training Firm, Headquarters: Sterling, VA, internship completed in MA with local supervision)
  • Weston & Sampson (Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering Consulting Firm, Peabody, MA)
  • The Employee Engagement Group (Organizational Consulting Firm, Woburn, MA)
  • Partners Healthcare (Internal Organizational Development Consulting Group, Boston, MA)
  • North Shore Community College (Lynn, MA)
  • Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University (Salem, MA)
  • Center for International Education, Salem State University (Salem, MA)
  • Salem State University Alumni Office (Salem, MA)

Care Dimensions (Hospice Organization, Danvers, MA)

Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA)

North Shore Partners Healthcare Group (Salem Hospital)

Lahey Behavioral Health (formerly Northeast Behavioral Health) (Beverly, MA)

  • CRICO Strategies/Risk Management Foundation for  Harvard Medical Institutions 
  • Beverly Hospital
  • Northeast Arc
  • Barton Associates, Peabody, MA
  • Boston Planning and Redevelopment Agency 
  • Peabody Essex Museum 
  • Kapersky Lab, Woburn, MA
  • Randstad International (A Global Staffing Agency, Boston, MA)
  • Club Realty (Human Resources, Boston, MA)
  • Bridgewell (Services for Peoples with Disabilities and Other Life Challenges, Lynnfield, MA)
  • YMCA Northshore (various locations, Northshore of Boston)
  • Public Consulting Group (Public Sector Management Consulting, Boston, MA)
  • Greater Lynn Senior Services (Lynn, MA)
  • NFI-MA (Human Services Non-Profit, Danvers, MA)
  • Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Boston, MA)
  • Mercury Computer Systems (Defense Electronics, Chelmsford, MA)
  • Dynatrace Software (“World Leader” in Application Performance Management, Waltham, MA)
  • New England Biolabs (Biotechnology, Genomic Research, Ipswich, MA)
  • Rapid7 (IT Security Data & Analytics Consultants, Boston, MA)
  • GEMLINE (International Lean Manufacturing Organization, Lawrence, MA)
  • TÜV SÜD America Inc. (Global Testing, Certification, Inspection and Training Provider, Peabody. MA)
  • Daley and Associates LLC (1 Financial Center, Boston, MA)
  • dataCon, Inc. (Electronics Manufacturing provider focused on delivering mission critical defense and aerospace systems, Burlington, MA)
  • EBSCO Information Services (Ipswich, MA)


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