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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Clinical Faculty, Generalist Division of Community Health Chicago (DCHC) Adler University Chicago, Illinois US 05/02/2022
Under the direction of the divisions Director of Training, the Clinical Faculty member will provide clinical supervision, group and individual, across all levels of training for the trainees in the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program and other disciplines as warranted. The Clinical Faculty member acting as the Clinical Supervisor will have direct control and oversight of all the service delivery, supervision, and training activities. Clinical faculty provide program development ... More
Research Assistant Professor in the Child Welfare Education and Research Programs The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania US 05/01/2022
The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work invites applications for a fulltime, 12month appointment stream, nontenured position as Research Assistant Professor in the Child Welfare Education and Research Programs. The position is available immediately. Salary is commensurate with experience. The assignment is based on the Oakland campus in Pittsburgh and involves research and evaluation of programs located throughout the state. The School of Social Work at ... More
Research Assistant Professor in the Child Welfare Education and Research Programs The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania US 04/27/2022
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Senior Client Support Specialist - Time-Limited Undisclosed Santa Rosa, California US 04/24/2022
Join the Department of Health Services' Behavioral Health Division as a Full-Time Senior Client Support Specialist!Starting salary up to $36.25/hour ($75,658.10/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!* What We Offer The County offers excellent opportunities for career growth and the ability to become a contributing force in strengthening ... More
Research Assistant/Lab Manager Virginia Tech Roanoke Area, Virginia US 04/23/2022
Job DescriptionTwo full-time research assistants (lab manager) are sought for the labs of Dr. Pearl Chiu, Dr. Brooks King-Casas, and Dr. Stephen LaConte at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion (http://research.vtc.vt.edu). Projects in the labs combine methods from experimental and clinical psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics with functional neuroimaging to investigate decision-making in healthy and clinical populations (focusing ... More
Temporary - Research Assistant (Pool), Job ID: 43103 University of Louisville Kent School - Social Work, US 03/26/2022
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Research Assistant 1 (9942) Case Western Reserve Univesity Ohio 03/24/2022
POSITION OBJECTIVE Working under moderate supervision, the Research Assistant 1 will perform 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 assist in the establishment of our play facilitator training procedures, including confirming intervention fidelity, and piloting the train-the-trainer protocol with a ... More
Part-Time Research Assistant Virginia Tech Roanoke Area, Virginia US 03/22/2022
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
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