APA has a wealth of resources for practitioners, academicians and psychologists in non-academic positions to further their careers.
- School psychologists feel the squeeze
As school budgets shrink, school-based mental-health services are losing resources and support.
- Guidelines and criteria for practicing psychologists
APA has approved a variety of practice guidelines and related criteria as policy in such areas as multicultural practice, child custody evaluations and treatment of gay, lesbian and bisexual clients, and others.
- APA's Practice Directorate
Provides resources and services to practicing psychologists in all settings.
- Interview and Job Talk Tips
Where to start and what to do to get prepared for an interview.
- Doing Post-Doctoral Work — Should I?
As the job market in psychology has gotten more competitive over the past couple of decades, the number of post-doctoral opportunities has grown enormously.
- Variations on the theme of careers: Beyond a psychology department
What to consider about appointments in a number of different academic settings.
- Interesting careers in psychological science
APA aims to inform both graduate students and established psychologists about the broad range of non-academic positions in which they can apply their scientific knowledge and skills.
- Careers in psychology
Careers in psychology can be found in countless fields, from health care and public service to business and technology.
Featured APA Articles
PsycCareers LIVE and employer exhibit booths
New features for APA’s Annual Convention will improve employer-job seeker interaction.
- What every psychologist should know about disasters
Being competent in the face of a disaster takes training and knowhow. Here are some basics.
- Protecting your work and practice
Simple precautions can ensure that your work, clients and data are safe in the event of a crisis.
APA Publications on Psychology Careers
- The Psychology of Creativity in the Workplace
Articles discuss creativity in the workplace, including problem solving, idea generation and evaluation, innovative behavior, and group and individual creativity.