Jobs at APA

Do you have an interest in working for the largest association dedicated to the advancement of psychology and mental health? The next step in your career is here at the American Psychological Association (APA). At APA, our staff members are passionate about what they do, respect the field of psychology and recognize the importance of psychology as a science. We invite you to explore current career opportunities through our online application system.

You can look for current career opportunities or search for specific jobs that match your interests. When you are ready to apply, please register at our Career Space portal, where you can build your professional profile and complete our online application process.

Requesting Reasonable Accommodation

The APA is committed to providing opportunities for employment for all applicants including persons with disabilities who may need reasonable accommodations. If you are interested in applying for employment with the APA and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a position, please send an email to or call the Human Resources department at (202) 336-5520 with your request.

Career Space Portal

Using the Career Space Portal, you can:

  • Manage your contact information, including address, phone numbers and email address
  • Change your password
  • Store your current cover letter and resume
  • View your job cart, saved searches and a history of jobs to which you have applied
  • Check the status of your application(s)

We strongly encourage you to review our FAQ section for information that may facilitate your online application experience.

Visit the APA Career Space Portal