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 Careers in Psychology 



Psychology Career websites

Analyses of the Job Market in Psychology:

Federal databases & websites
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Online (OOH): the online version of the handbook published every two years by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Department of Labor; includes job descriptions of every occupation in the U.S., salary information, educational requirements, employment outlook, etc
  • U.S. Department of Labor:  many links for work-related information such as salaries and workplace legal concerns  (protection against sexual harassment, etc.)
  • America's Job Bank: maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor and state public employment service agencies
  • USAJOBS The Federal Government's Employment Information System.
  • Federal Job Search A private company that specializes in automated job search and delivery systems. Job seekers create a powerful online search agent that scans 30,000 federal government jobs daily and delivers them free via e-mail.  Searches can be conducted by state, location, career category or specific job title.
  • employment opportunities for separating veterans and US military service members. Includes resume database, job postings, company profiles, and more.
  • US Department of Health & Human Services
  • US Department of Housing & Urban Development 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. government site)

Job Databases:

  • MonsterTRAK (huge source of jobs, internships, and advice)
  • Monster Campus:(extraordinary number/variety of career resources for college students)
  • Career Builder (database with more than 100,000 jobs)
  •"> (sponsored by the Wall Street Journal; careers, salaries, job-hunting advice, cover letters and resumes, interviewing tips, etc.)
  • Over Seas Jobs (international database of jobs)
  • (summer and other seasonal employment)
  • College Grad Job Hunter (provides help every step of the way)
  • JobWeb (online complement to Job Choices magazine)
  • (job gateway with searchable database)
  • HotJobs (job search engine and portal run by Yahoo!)
  • The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet: maintained by career expert Margaret Dikel; with hundreds of links to career and employment information, including salary guides and guidance
  • a career management site for jobs and career information in the Washington, DC area
  • Jobweb Resources: links to Catapult and other favorite job search sites as well as Career Fairs and career information.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Positions in higher education.
  • Employment website serving the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical and information technology communities but with various types of jobs available, i.e., administrative assistants, accountants, human resource administrators, engineers, analysts, scientists, and many more.
  • Job search information for every area in the US
  • Jobs, Graduate Schools, Career Information
  • Human Services Career Network

Nonprofit and Service Organizations:

Diversity-Related Job Databases:


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