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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Part-Time Research Assistant, Early Childhood Center Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana US 02/11/2022
IND INST ON DISABILITY/COMMNTY (BL-IIDC-IUBLA)Department InformationThe Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) is one of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The Institute conducts research and training through seven Centers: Early Childhood Center, Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Center on Community Living and Careers, Center for Health Equity, Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Center for Collaborative ... More
Research Assistant 3 (Term) (9673) Case Western Reserve Univesity Ohio 01/05/2022
POSITION OBJECTIVE Working under limited supervision, the Research Assistant 3 (RA3) will coordinate the 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 oversee the establishment of our play facilitator training procedures, including confirming intervention fidelity, and piloting the train-the-trainer protocol ... More
Research Assistant 3 (Term) (9673) Case Western Reserve Univesity Ohio 01/05/2022
POSITION OBJECTIVE Working under limited supervision, the Research Assistant 3 (RA3) will coordinate the 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 oversee the establishment of our play facilitator training procedures, including confirming intervention fidelity, and piloting the train-the-trainer protocol ... More
Part-Time Research Assistant Virginia Tech Roanoke Area, Virginia US 12/13/2021
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
Clinical Research Assistant University of Maryland, Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland US 02/27/2022
The University of Maryland School of Social Work has an opportunity for a Clinical Research Assistant to join their team and support the research efforts of the National Institute on Drug Abuses Innovation in Recovery through Infrastructure Support (IRIS) project. This position will work with investigators and other staff from the IRIS team and interact with community partners providing substance use services to individuals with opioid use. The selected candidate is ... More
Part-Time Hourly Research Assistant Indiana University Indianapolis, Indiana US 02/25/2022
This Part-Time Hourly Research Assistant position will work approximately 20 hours per week in the Perinatal Traumatic Stress Lab, which specializes in clinical interventions with pregnant and postpartum populations, as well as women's health more broadly. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Complete CITI training Agree to abide by HIPAA privacy rules Treat all potential and active participants with respect Conduct all remote work ... More
Research Assistant PVM West Lafayette, Indiana US 02/01/2022
Position Summary This is an exciting opportunity to work on a National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01-funded clinical trial on service dogs for military veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their families. The primary purpose of the position is to work directly with study participants and guide them through the data collection process. Data collection will be conducted remotely, consisting of telephone calls, video ... More
Research Assistant University of North Texas Denton, Texas US 01/13/2022
Position DetailsPosition InformationUNT System Overview Welcome to the University of North Texas System , or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and ... More
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