Career Resources

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.

LINKS TO YOUTUBE CAREER VIDEOS & EVEN MORE CAREER VIDEOS

RESOURCES ABOUT CAREERS THAT DO vs DON’T REQUIRE POST-BA EDUCATION

WHAT JOBS ARE OUT THERE, LOCALLY?

  1. ACES Applied Behavior Analysis
  2. Bernardus Lodge and Spa
  3. BIA Behavioral Intervention Association
  4. BrightView Landscape Services
  5. Chamberlain’s Youth Services
  6. CSUMB Community Service Officer (CSO) Program
  7. Dole Food Company
  8. 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)
  9. Esperanza Therapy Services
  10. Interim, Inc.
  11. Kinship Center (and other Seneca Family of Agencies programs)
  12. Monterey Peninsula College
  13. Pebble Beach Resorts
  14. Rebekah Children’s Services (Gilroy / Campbell, CA)
  15. Rocketship Public Schools (Bay Area)
  16. Seneca Family of Agencies
  17. Stanford Careers (Palo Alto, CA)
  18. Stanford Dept. of Public Safety – Special Events Patrol (Palo Alto, CA)
  19. Summit Learning  (e.g., Teacher Residency Program)
  20. The SPCA for Monterey County
  21. The GEO Group, Inc.
  22. Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.
  23. WestEd (San Francisco headquarters & operates nationally)

WHAT ABOUT STAFFING COMPANIES?

  1. Global Connections to Employment, Inc.
  2. Robert Half – Monterey
  3. SlingShot Connections

WHAT TYPES JOBS ARE OUT THERE?

  1. 172 Careers of Interest to Psychology Majors (Scroll to Page 7; Appleby, Millspaugh, & Hammersley, 2011)
  2. CareersInPsychology.org (This post is not an endorsement for the graduate programs mentioned)
  3. What About “Non-Psych” Jobs? (Businesspeople, teachers, medical doctors, lawyers, etc.)
  4. American Psychological Association Careers in Psychology Page
  5. American Psychological Association Science of Psychology Subdomains Page
  6. American Psychological Association Psychology as a Career Page
  7. PsycCareers Page

WHERE TO LOOK FOR PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIPS AND RESEARCH POSITIONS?

  1. Psychology Jobs and Internships
  2. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Undergraduate Research Opportunities
  3. Infant Studies Job Bank
  4. Post-Bachelor’s Research Lab Positions (Psych Grad School Wiki)

WHERE TO LOOK FOR JOBS?

Local Jobs

  1. CSUMB Otter Jobs
  2. CSUMB University Personnel
  3. Monterey Craigslist Jobs
  4. Monterey County Government Jobs
  5. Monterey County Sheriff’s Office
  6. Salinas Police Department
  7. San Jose Police Department
  8. Santa Cruz County Government Jobs
  9. Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

State and Federal Government Jobs

  1. State of California Government Jobs
  2. United States Federal Government Jobs
  3. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Jobs
  4. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Careers and Internships
  5. National Security Agency (NSA) Jobs

Search Engines

  1. iHireMentalHealth
  2. APA psycCareers
  3. CareerBuilder
  4. Indeed
  5. LinkedIn
  6. Monster
  7. TheLadders
  8. Idealist