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 TECHNICIAN, College of Arts & Sciences, Psychological & Brain SciencesBoston University BOSTON, Massachusetts US05/10/2024
Job DescriptionThe Substance Use Mechanisms, Motivations, and Interventions for Teens (SUMMIT) Lab, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University, is directed by Dr. Samuel Meisel and is hiring a full-time research assistant to begin in the Summer 2024. The mission of the SUMMIT Lab is to improve the lives of adolescents through enhancing their connections to their caregivers and peers, reducing their risk to use substances, and improving treatment options … More
Graduate Assistant – Contemplative PsychologyNaropa University Boulder, Colorado US04/06/2024
Graduate Assistant – Contemplative Psychology We are searching for an experienced Graduate Assistant – Contemplative Psychology at our 2111 Arapahoe facility. Position Title: Graduate Assistant# of Openings: 1Department/Program: Psychology 11100Work Location: Hybrid On-Site/RemoteCampus Location: 2111 ArapahoeReports to: Jordan QuagliaFLSA … More
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Job DescriptionThe Substance Use Mechanisms, Motivations, and Interventions for Teens (SUMMIT) Lab, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University, is directed by Dr. Samuel Meisel and is hiring a full-time research assistant to begin in the Summer 2024. The mission of the SUMMIT Lab is to improve the lives of adolescents through enhancing their connections to their caregivers and peers, reducing their risk to use substances, and improving treatment options … More
Company
Boston University
Location
BOSTON, Massachusetts US
Posted
05/10/2024
Position
Graduate Assistant – Contemplative Psychology We are searching for an experienced Graduate Assistant – Contemplative Psychology at our 2111 Arapahoe facility. Position Title: Graduate Assistant# of Openings: 1Department/Program: Psychology 11100Work Location: Hybrid On-Site/RemoteCampus Location: 2111 ArapahoeReports to: Jordan QuagliaFLSA … More
Company
Naropa University
Location
Boulder, Colorado US
Posted
04/06/2024