Entry Level Psychology Jobs

Being able to work as a licensed psychologist is something that can take many years of education and field training. Although, there are some jobs that are available within the field of psychology that require little or no experience. If you are interested in getting a career in psychology, then making yourself aware of the entry-level job opportunities that are available is essential.

Which Psychology Jobs Are Considered to Be Entry Level?

There are so many different entry level jobs that you could do that are linked to psychology, and we are going to mention some of the options that are available to you below.

Research Assistant

research assistant is a great position for students that are looking to further their studies in psychology or in a related field. There are lots of graduate programs in psychology that will favor people with research experience, and due to the fact that graduate psychology programs are strongly based in research, having experience in this area can make you a more desirable candidate.

Psychiatric Technician

Another great entry level job in psychology is a psychiatric technician. In this job, you would work in a medical or mental health facility as part of a team. You would be responsible for providing patients with therapeutic care. Some of the things that are part of a psychiatric technician’s job include observing behavior, providing treatment or medication, and listening to concerns. Their job is to aid the process of entering or being discharged from a facility.

Rehabilitation Specialist

You can also use your bachelor’s degree to get into working as a rehabilitation specialist. Such specialists will work in rehabilitation facilities for things like drug and alcohol abuse, and they will work directly with patients in order to provide them with the care they need. They are an important part of the rehabilitation process.

What Can You Expect From An Entry Level Psychology Job?

The things that you can expect from working in an entry level psychology job will depend on the specific field that you choose to go into. Some of the tasks that are involved in entry level psychology jobs include:

  • Giving out advice or guidance when needed
  • Addressing the needs of a client or patient
  • Connecting clients with health, employment, and legal services
  • Sheduling and attending appointments
  • Managing important and confidential information
  • Monitoring progress through regular meetings
  • Onboarding new employees
  • Addressing employee complaints and violations
  • Developing research proposals
  • Conducting research

Latest Entry Level Psychology Jobs Listings

PositionCompanyLocationPosted
Research Assistant, Urban Education Research Center, UMKC School of Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences 77083UMKC Kansas City, Missouri US02/20/2024
Hiring Department University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences, Urban Education Research Center (UERC)Job Description The Urban Education Research Center (UERC) seeks a research assistant to provide research support across a variety of projects. At the direction of the UERC leadership team, the research assistant will assist with data collection, analysis, and reporting. The successful applicant will have strong organizational … More
Research Assistant, Department of Surgery (Hourly)Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia US02/16/2024
SummaryThis position will be responsible for conducting study research activities and coordinating administrative research tasks. The research coordinator duties include (but are not limited to) recruitment of patients as participants, conducting baseline and follow-up assessments in the hospital and the community, implementing and developing innovative participant retention strategies, data collection, data entry and cleaning, database development, literature reviews, … More
Post Doctoral Fellow- IL- Pharmacy PracticeMidwestern University Downers Grove, Illinois US02/15/2024
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will participate in research programs of the college and is intended to be a maximum of a 3 year appointment (2-3 years is typical) renewed on an annual basis. It is required that the individual develops or participates in a research program that leads to publications and grants for external funding and supports the mission of the college. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will assist students, research … More
Post Doctoral Fellow- IL- Pharmacy PracticeMidwestern University Downers grove, Illinois US02/15/2024
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will participate in research programs of the college and is intended to be a maximum of a 3 year appointment (2-3 years is typical) renewed on an annual basis. It is required that the individual develops or participates in a research program that leads to publications and grants for external funding and supports the mission of the college. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will assist students, research assistant, research specialist, … More
Research Assistant Professor (Neurodevelopmental Conditions)The Chinese University of Hong Kong HK02/15/2024
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Applications are invited for:- Brain and Mind InstituteResearch Assistant Professor (Neurodevelopmental Conditions)(Ref:240000CP) (Closing date: February 29, 2024) A Research Assistant Professor Position in Neurodevelopmental Conditions is available at the Brain and Mind Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. We are looking for candidates who have a solid publication … More
Student Research AssistantFlorida International University Miami, Florida US02/13/2024
Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places … More
Temporary Research Assistant (Buffalo, NY)Florida International University Miami, Florida US02/09/2024
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. … More
2023-2024 Center for Advancement, Student AssistantFlorida International University Miami, Florida US02/09/2024
Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places … More
Position
Hiring Department University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences, Urban Education Research Center (UERC)Job Description The Urban Education Research Center (UERC) seeks a research assistant to provide research support across a variety of projects. At the direction of the UERC leadership team, the research assistant will assist with data collection, analysis, and reporting. The successful applicant will have strong organizational … More
Company
UMKC
Location
Kansas City, Missouri US
Posted
02/20/2024
Position
SummaryThis position will be responsible for conducting study research activities and coordinating administrative research tasks. The research coordinator duties include (but are not limited to) recruitment of patients as participants, conducting baseline and follow-up assessments in the hospital and the community, implementing and developing innovative participant retention strategies, data collection, data entry and cleaning, database development, literature reviews, … More
Company
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Richmond, Virginia US
Posted
02/16/2024
Position
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will participate in research programs of the college and is intended to be a maximum of a 3 year appointment (2-3 years is typical) renewed on an annual basis. It is required that the individual develops or participates in a research program that leads to publications and grants for external funding and supports the mission of the college. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will assist students, research … More
Company
Midwestern University
Location
Downers Grove, Illinois US
Posted
02/15/2024
Position
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will participate in research programs of the college and is intended to be a maximum of a 3 year appointment (2-3 years is typical) renewed on an annual basis. It is required that the individual develops or participates in a research program that leads to publications and grants for external funding and supports the mission of the college. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will assist students, research assistant, research specialist, … More
Company
Midwestern University
Location
Downers grove, Illinois US
Posted
02/15/2024
Position
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Applications are invited for:- Brain and Mind InstituteResearch Assistant Professor (Neurodevelopmental Conditions)(Ref:240000CP) (Closing date: February 29, 2024) A Research Assistant Professor Position in Neurodevelopmental Conditions is available at the Brain and Mind Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. We are looking for candidates who have a solid publication … More
Company
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Location
HK
Posted
02/15/2024
Position
Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places … More
Company
Florida International University
Location
Miami, Florida US
Posted
02/13/2024
Position
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. … More
Company
Florida International University
Location
Miami, Florida US
Posted
02/09/2024
Position
Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places … More
Company
Florida International University
Location
Miami, Florida US
Posted
02/09/2024