Tracy Smith

Career Peer

Major(s): 

I am a second year Psychology major looking to obtain a clinical license for my own private practice while continuing my ventures in the entertainment industry. I love going to concerts, air-drumming around campus, reading, writing, and enjoying my solitude.

Academic year working for Career Services?: 

Fall 2016 to Spring 2017

How did you choose your major? Minor?: 

I have always been passionate about psychology and the inner-workings of the brain and its functions!

Describe the different types of internship or job experiences that you have been involved with?: 

I am currently a writer for both Atwood Magazine and The Plug Society, and I was an intern for Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia.

Which student organizations are you currently involved with?: 

A.S. Program Board, Promise Scholar Program, Pacific Islander Student Association, and The Daily Nexus (Artsweek section).

What is your current career goal?: 

I want to have my own private practice a few times a week while I engage in a separate career on the side in media or marketing.

What one resource would you recommend to students coming to Career Services?: 

The "Get Experience" page on GauchoLink! It has a number of resources as to how to get experience in a variety of fields.