Job opportunities are becoming more and more competitive and positions in the field of psychology are no exception. To gain an advantage you need to respond quickly to potential employers and create a professional profile that catches an employer’s attention. This compilation of psychology job resources has been assembled with the goal of helping you organize and simplify your job search.
Be sure to also take a look at our comprehensive guide to psychology careers for the latest salary information, career descriptions, FAQs, and more.
Psychology Jobs Websites
- APA psych Careers — A comprehensive database of psychology job listings provided by the American Psychological Association. This should be your first stop when looking for a psychology job online.
- PsychologyJobs.com — Provides listings for a large number of psychology positions. From schools and clinics to hospitals and private practices, you can get job leads in virtually any psychology specialization.
- Psychology Job Wiki — An interesting approach to connecting psychology job seekers with open positions, Psychology Job Wiki is a crowdsourced site for academic job searchers in the psychology field. Find tenure and non tenure-track positions available across a number of psychology-related specialties, as well as postdoc and predoc opportunities.
- AAMFT Job Connection — Job board hosted by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy with over 1,000 job listings across many different psychology fields. Offers the ability to post your resume and get job alerts.
- Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology JobNet — Specifically geared toward job seekers interested in industrial and organizational psychology. Registration is required to browse or post jobs.
- NASP Career Center — Hosted by the National Association of School Psychologists, this site features hundreds of school psychology job postings in workplaces ranging from elementary schools and universities to non-profits and private companies.
- AASP Career Center — Sports psychology job listings provided by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
- SocialService.com — A frequently-updated compilation of social service positions. States that none of the job postings are more than 45 days old, so you won’t have to filter through irrelevant job announcements.
- JobsInPsychology.co.uk — (Region-specific) Offers psychology job listings primarily for the UK, with some listings also for the EU and Japan. Features a large number of jobs across a variety of sectors, broken down by region.
- PsychXChange — (Region-specific) A job board operated by the Australian Psychological Society. You can browse jobs by location and industry. APS members also have access to job alert emails.
General Jobs Websites
- Psychology Jobs on Career Builder — Career Builder has a large number of psychology jobs listed. Make sure you narrow your search by job title or keyword, location, and company to save time. Only search for the most relevant jobs so that you aren’t overwhelmed by the choices.
- Monster.com Psychology Jobs — One of the helpful features you can use to find psychology jobs on Monster.com is saving searches. You can also bookmark specific jobs. That way, if you don’t have time to apply right away, you can come back to the posting to get all the details.
- Indeed.com Psych Jobs — Sometimes salary is as important as location. On Indeed.com’s search you can narrow your results based on salary information as well as other more common search filters.
- ZipRecruiter — Like most job sites, ZipRecruiter allows you to search for jobs in your area, but they also offer aggregated career and salary data so you can get an idea of which career path makes the most sense for you.
- Psychology Jobs on Salary.com — A complete list of psychology jobs in the Unites States on Salary.com
- TheLadders — TheLadders.com lists employment opportunities for many different career fields, including psychology. Their psychology jobs page contains information on average annual compensation, competition and other information useful to job seekers.
- SimplyHired.com — Simply hired is a general job site. Enter a keyword like “psychology” or a specific job title in the field to narrow your results. Use the “Who Do I Know?” button to help you find employment connections you didn’t know you had.
- Jobs.com – Psychology — Jobs.com is an aggregator of job postings from multiple sites. You might find the site is a time-saving way to conduct your psychology job search.
- USAJobs.gov — USAJobs.gov is a job listing for government positions in the United States. Several additional resources are available for veterans, students, and persons with disabilities.
- Employment Crossing — Employment Crossing is a private job listing site. You may find that there are postings for jobs not listed on other sites, but there is a membership fee. You can take advantage of a trial membership to see if the service is helpful to you.
- Jobs.net – Psychology Jobs — Jobs.net is another site that aggregates job postings from multiple sites. After each listing is a LinkedIn button that helps you find connections with the company’s LinkedIn users.
- Psychology Jobs on Glassdoor — Glassdoor connects you to job postings for psychology too. Simply refine your search to your specific location and look for the most recent postings.
Psychology Professional Organizations
- American Counseling Association — Here you can search the American Counseling Association’s list of job leads. In addition, you may find the resume and interviewing resources helpful in your job search.
- Social Psychology Network — The Social Psychology Network has an extensive listing of psychology job listings and other career search resources. This site is helpful for students, offering advice with resumes and letters of recommendation.
- American Psychology – Law Society — Jobs at the American Psychology – Law Society are broken down into three categories: academic, professional, and post-doctoral. Other job postings are accessible via the “Other Resources” link.
- Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry — With the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry’s job bank, you have the ability to access niche-specific postings. You can also post an anonymous resume to keep your job search confidential.
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology — Job Source is the AACAP’s job bank. As a job seeker you can search for openings and post a resume. On the job search page, use the show all option for get a complete listing of openings.
- American Psychiatric Association — Job Central of the APA is designed to be a one-stop resource for job seekers. The password protected site lets you create an anonymous resume as well as a personalized website to aid you in your job search.
- Association for Psychological Science — The Association for Psychological Science hosts this Employment Network site. Be sure to check out the job seeker resources for tips on getting grants and improving your job hunt.
- International Neuropsychological Society — This site includes neuropsychology jobs in the United States and Canada. The listing is small, so don’t let it be your only source for job leads.
- National Academy of Neuropsychology — The National Academy of Neuropsychology hosts this job database which features neuropsychology positions around the US.
- NeuroJobs Career Center — The Society for Neuroscience hosts the NeuroJobs Career Center which lists current openings. Create a personal job alert to get the latest updates.
- Society of Behavioral Medicine — The Society of Behavioral Medicine’s job page lists positions in clinical health psychology and other specialties. By viewing the organization’s newsletter, Outlook,you will find additional job opportunities.
- Society of Biological Psychiatry — Like many other organizational sites, you can use the SBP job center to post a confidential resume and create cover letters. Be sure you check out the resources tabs for career coaching help.
- Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology — If your field of specialization is in clinical child and adolescent psychology, don’t forget to keep your eye on the SCCAP’s job listings. Jobs are listed by state for easier browsing.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration — The SAMHSA job site lists current job openings. These positions are available within the organization; they are not from third-parties. They are federal positions with the US government.
- American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology — The AACN lists psychology jobs in the neuroscience field. You may want to set up an alert or reminder to check the site for updates.
- American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry — The AAGP listings are specifically compiled for psychologists in geriatric settings. Use this site particularly if you are looking for fellowship opportunities in the field.
- American Psychiatric Nursing Society — The APNA CareerLine can put you in touch with employers. Additional job-seeking info is available on the career page including eNewsletters and event networking sessions.
- Association for Behavior Analysis International — To gain access to the ABAI job portal, you will need to create a membership account. Accounts are free but require the submission of basic contact information.
- ABPsi Career Center — ABPsi Career Center is a resource of The Association of Black Psychologists. Check the boxes next to each listing to view multiple listings or add openings to your favorites.
- Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences — FABBS lists some job openings in the announcements section on their site. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the latest listings.
- Psych-Recruitment — (region-specific) Psych-Recruitment.com can help you find a job if you are interested in working in New Zealand. To start, enter your profile and the agency will look for openings that match your knowledge, skills, and expertise.
- Staff Care — Staff care is a headhunting agency that helps people make employment connections in the behavioral health field. Because they specialize in mental health job placement, they can help psychology professionals find a job match.
- New Age Clinical — New Age Clinical is a staffing agency for clinical professionals including psychologists. Narrow your search by state or browse the full listing for help finding a psych job.
- Staff Pointe — Staff Pointe is a recruiting agency that specializes in healthcare positions. Use a keyword search or click on the “Ancillary” link weed out jobs outside of the field of psychology.
- Delta-T Group — Delta-T Group works like a referral and broker service for health care industry professionals. Psychology job seekers can find positions in the social services, mental health, allied health professions, and addictions treatment specialties.
- Sunbelt Staffing — Sunbelt Staffing has recruitment connections for school psychologists. For psychologists who need flexibility this could be a good job search tool, because the offer per diem, contract, and permanent opportunities.
- Mental Health Recruitment Agencies — With this psychology professional recruitment site you can look for work in a number of specialties. They offer permanent positions, so it’s best for psychologists looking for a long-term position.
Discussion Groups and Forums
- PsychForums — PsychForums is a group discussion board with more than 30,000 members. Active discussions in numerous fields are updated frequently, with hundreds and thousands of posts in individual threads.
- Psychology Forum — The Psychology Forum includes discussions geared toward psychology professionals. Check out the Professional & Educational and Counseling & Psychotherapy threads for value feedback from peers.
- Uncommon Knowledge — Uncommon Knowledge is a forum for psychology and self-help. While there is no thread for job postings, there are opportunities to connect with peers in the discipline of psychology.
- Student Doctor Clinical Psychology Forums — For students of clinical psychology, this forum covers a number of topics related to the field. Don’t forget to check the partner organizations and sites for additional information.
- Mental Health Forum — To make the most of this discussion site, check out the FAQ page first. Once you’ve join discussions relevant to your field, don’t forget to check today’s posts for the most recent conversations.
- Frequently Asked Career Questions from SPN — If you have questions about working in the field of psychology, this is a comprehensive resource. Use the information here to help you transition from grad school to the workplace.
- Marky Lloyd’s Careers in Psychology Page — This page was written by a psychology professional for other psychology professionals. The site design is old-school, complete with animated gifs, but the information is as relevant as ever.
- Careers in Psychology: A comprehensive guide for students — How can we neglect to mention our own comprehensive psychology career guide? We provide the latest salary numbers, career descriptions, interviews with successful psychologists, and more — making it one of the most comprehensive psychology career guides on the web.
- Psychology Career Changes — If you are looking to make a change or are seeking career advancement, don’t skip this page. You will also find information for dealing with job stress and putting your degree to work.
- Careers in the Helping Professions — This post from UCLA explains the typical job duties for many different types of psychology careers, such as social workers, marriage and family therapists, guidance counselors and more.
- SPN Mentorship Program — The Social Psychology Network offers a mentorship program for psychology undergraduates. This type of program can be invaluable for helping psychologists develop employment connections before the search ever begins.
- Psychology Resource Information System — The Psychology Resource Information System offers information and resources for psychology professionals. There are additional job opportunities and services posted on the announcements page.
- APA Career Development — The American Psychological Association is one of the largest professional organizations for psychology professionals. The career development page will connect with a number of professional resources for finding jobs and advancing your career.
- Psychology Careers in Ireland — For those seeking psychology jobs in Ireland, Careerjet offers a comprehensive listing of openings. You can subscribe to new postings via RSS or save your search for later.
- Psychology Careers in Singapore — Hosted by the Singapore Psychological Society, these postings may be of interest to those seeking an international assignment in the field of psychology. You might find it helpful to check out the information on the organization’s site for other tips and advice.
- International Recruitment — Align is an international recruitment site that posts openings in the psychology field. Clinical psychology openings can be found in New Zealand, Canada, Saudi Arabia, The Virgin Islands and more.
- Psychology Jobs in Canada — This listing of Canadian psycho jobs is maintained by Workopolis. You can filter search results according to location, posting date, keywords and more for a more personalized job search.
- Pulse Jobs — Pulse is a network of job opportunities available in the United Kingdom. You can get job alerts for a more convenient way to search by RSS, email, or SMS.
- National Institute of Mental Health — The NIMH has compiled a shortlist of select jobs in the psychology field. Don’t forget to the NIMH postings for job opportunities available directly with the organization.
- Chronicle of Philanthropy — The Chronicle of Philanthropy works to connect the people of the nonprofit world. You can create a user profile that allows you to save searches, resumes, and cover letters to make searching for a job easier.
- American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law — For those interested in mental health and the law, this forensic psychiatry page includes an extensive list of fellowship opportunities. You can get details on the fellowship, the amount of the stipend, and find out where to apply.