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 Research Assistant University of Maryland, Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland US 08/09/2022
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Clinical Research Assistant University of Maryland, Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland US 08/09/2022
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Associate Director The University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina US 08/07/2022
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Research Assistant Virginia Tech Roanoke Area, Virginia US 07/27/2022
Job DescriptionA full-time research assistant is sought for the labs of Dr. Pearl Chiu and Dr. Brooks King-Casas 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 on adults with mood, anxiety, personality, ... More
Director of Research & Evaluation University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina US 07/19/2022
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Associate/Full Professor of Pediatrics Indiana University Indiana US 07/09/2022
Posting Details Position SummaryThe Department of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is seeking an Associate/Full Professor of Pediatrics to serve as Associate Director for both Children's Health Services Research and the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research. This position provides strategic vision, intellectual and academic leadership, and administrative ... More
Part-Time Research Assistant Virginia Tech Roanoke Area, Virginia US 05/22/2022
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Temporary - Research Assistant (Pool), Job ID: 43103 University of Louisville Kent School - Social Work, US 03/26/2022
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