- What do psychologists do? Start planning your career now
- Finding jobs
- Careers for psychologists with advanced degrees
- How to make yourself more attractive to grad schools
- How to make yourself more attractive to employers
- Career relevant skills that psychology majors can acquire
- Letters of recommendation
- Grad school information
Web sites relevant to careers
CSUEB's Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE): AACE can help you with all aspects of career planning, including helping you clarify your own goals, how to search for a job, and how to develop a resume and improve your interview skills. They have listings from employers interested in hiring college students both for immediate work and for long-term careers. In addition they can help with grad school planning.
Marky Lloyd's Careers in Psychology Page: This site, which is maintained by a retired professor from Georgia Southern University, provides lots of information about careers for psychology students.
Asian-American Mental Health Directory: This site provides a list of agencies and private practitioners who have a special interest in or qualifications for serving the Asian-American communities of the Bay Area. This is a possible source of internships and paid positions if you have a special interest in working with this population.
Socialpsychology.org: This site is maintained by one individual, Scott Plous, at Wesleyan University. It provides a wealth of information about careers and graduate study in psychology.
Psyccareers.com: This site at the American Psychological Association provides a great deal of current information about employment opportunities and job search suggestions for psychologists.
Jobsite at the APS: This site at the American Psychological Society also provides information about employment opportunities in psychology.
Academe This Week: This site at the Chronicle of Higher Education provides information about employment opportunities in higher education, especially administrative positions.
Web sites relevant to Grad School
- Nationwide APA Accredited Doctoral Programs in Professional Psychology
- California M.F.T. Programs
- 50 Large Universities providing doctoral training
- Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology