Please note that listing of programs below does not mean endorsement of those programs. This page is a work in progress. Please check back regularly for more links to resources for preparing for psychology-related jobs.
RESOURCES ABOUT CAREERS THAT DO vs DON’T REQUIRE POST-BA EDUCATION
- An Online Career Exploration Resource for Psychology Majors
- Careers in Psychology
- CSUMB Career Development Office Psychology Careers Handout
WHAT JOBS ARE OUT THERE, LOCALLY?
- ACES Applied Behavior Analysis
- Bernardus Lodge and Spa
- BIA Behavioral Intervention Association
- BrightView Landscape Services
- Chamberlain’s Youth Services
- Community Bridges (Santa Cruz County, including Watsonville)
- CSUMB Community Service Officer (CSO) Program
- Dole Food Company
- Encompass Community Services (Santa Cruz County, including South County areas such as Watsonville; part-time positions with H.S. diploma are often available; Spanish speakers are highly desired)
- Esperanza Therapy Services
- Interim, Inc.
- Kinship Center (and other Seneca Family of Agencies programs)
- Monterey Peninsula College
- Pebble Beach Resorts
- Rebekah Children’s Services (Gilroy / Campbell, CA)
- Rocketship Public Schools (Bay Area)
- Seneca Family of Agencies
- Stanford Careers (Palo Alto, CA)
- Stanford Dept. of Public Safety – Special Events Patrol (Palo Alto, CA)
- Summit Learning (e.g., Teacher Residency Program)
- The SPCA for Monterey County
- The GEO Group, Inc.
- Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.
- WestEd (San Francisco headquarters & operates nationally)
WHAT ABOUT STAFFING COMPANIES?
WHAT TYPES JOBS ARE OUT THERE?
- 172 Careers of Interest to Psychology Majors (Scroll to Page 7; Appleby, Millspaugh, & Hammersley, 2011)
- CareersInPsychology.org (This post is not an endorsement for the graduate programs mentioned)
- What About “Non-Psych” Jobs? (Businesspeople, teachers, medical doctors, lawyers, etc.)
- American Psychological Association Careers in Psychology Page
- American Psychological Association Science of Psychology Subdomains Page
- American Psychological Association Psychology as a Career Page
- PsycCareers Page
WHERE TO LOOK FOR PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIPS AND RESEARCH POSITIONS?
- Psychology Jobs and Internships
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology Undergraduate Research Opportunities
- Infant Studies Job Bank
- Post-Bachelor’s Research Lab Positions (Psych Grad School Wiki)
WHERE TO LOOK FOR JOBS?
- CSUMB Otter Jobs
- CSUMB University Personnel
- Monterey Craigslist Jobs
- Monterey County Government Jobs
- Monterey County Sheriff’s Office
- Salinas Police Department
- San Jose Police Department
- Santa Cruz County Government Jobs
- Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office
State and Federal Government Jobs
- State of California Government Jobs
- United States Federal Government Jobs
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Jobs
- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Careers and Internships
- National Security Agency (NSA) Jobs
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