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

A 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

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Research Assistant Professor The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas US 01/12/2022
Description The Steve Hicks School of Social Work, which is ranked among the top 10 programs of social work education in the country, awards BSW, MSSW, and PhD degrees within a research-intensive public university. The School welcomes applications for Research Assistant Professor. The Research Assistant Professor will build on his/her own program of developmental disability related research and work on building research capacity of the Texas Center for Disability Studies ... More
Research Assistant VA Center for Integrated Healthcare Syracuse, New York US 01/06/2022
Researchers at the VA Center for Integrated Healthcare SERVICE Lab are looking to recruit a full-time research assistant. Learn about Integrated Primary Care and how to work with Veterans! Research assistants have many roles, including (but not limited to) patient recruitment, screening, and assessment, preparation of study materials, data entry and analysis, and helping with manuscripts and grant preparation. You would work with three investigators who lead the ... More
Research Assistant 3 (Term) (9673) Case Western Reserve Univesity Ohio 01/05/2022
POSITION OBJECTIVE Working under limited supervision, the Research Assistant 3 (RA3) will coordinate the research activities of the Play-based Remote Enrichment To ENhance Development [PRETEND] intervention in Prader-Willi Syndrome to build out our programs for wider dissemination. The research assistant will oversee the establishment of our play facilitator training procedures, including confirming intervention fidelity, and piloting the train-the-trainer protocol ... More
Research Assistant 3 (Term) (9673) Case Western Reserve Univesity Ohio 01/05/2022
POSITION OBJECTIVE Working under limited supervision, the Research Assistant 3 (RA3) will coordinate the research activities of the Play-based Remote Enrichment To ENhance Development [PRETEND] intervention in Prader-Willi Syndrome to build out our programs for wider dissemination. The research assistant will oversee the establishment of our play facilitator training procedures, including confirming intervention fidelity, and piloting the train-the-trainer protocol ... More
Part-Time Research Assistant Virginia Tech Roanoke Area, Virginia US 12/13/2021
Job DescriptionA part-time Research Assistant is being sought to support multiple NIH-funded projects in the labs of Dr. Pearl Chiu (lab information) and Dr. Brooks King-Casas (lab information) at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion in Roanoke, Virginia. Projects in the labs are highly interdisciplinary and combine methods from experimental and clinical psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics with functional neuroimaging and ... More
Full Time Research Assistant VA Center for Integrated Healthcare Buffalo, New York US 01/20/2022
Research Assistant in CIHs SERVICE Lab. Research assistants have many roles, including (but not limited to) patient recruitment, screening, and assessment, preparation of study materials, data entry and analysis, and helping with manuscripts and grant preparation. You would work with three investigators who lead the SERVICE lab (Drs. Jennifer Funderburk, Robyn Shepardson, and Julie Gass) and four postdoctoral fellows along with a team of RAs. We have several clinical research ... More
Research Assistant Professor Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas US 01/11/2022
The Steve Hicks School of Social Work, which is ranked among the top 10 programs of social work education in the country, awards BSW, MSSW, and PhD degrees within a research-intensive public university. The School welcomes applications for Research Assistant Professor.The Research Assistant Professor will build on his/her own program of developmental disability related research and work on building research capacity of the Texas Center for Disability Studies (TCDS) by assisting ... More
Research Assistant University of North Texas Denton, Texas US 01/13/2022
Position DetailsUNT System Overview Welcome to the University of North Texas System , or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity ... More
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