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					                          Career Paths for Psychology Majors
             UCSB
    CAREER
  SERVICES
   career.ucsb.edu
                                          Social & Human Services
                                                Human Resources
                                                  Residential Care
                                                          Therapy
                                                         Teaching
                                  Professional Association Websites




   Career Ser vices
      University of
         California
     Santa Barbara
      Santa Barbara, CA
          93106 - 7140
           Building 599
          805 893 4412
      FAX 805 893 8023
       career.ucsb.edu


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Social and Human Services                                       www.nationjob.com/medical
                                                                Serach for Human Resource jobs within the medical field.
Where to look for these types of jobs:                          Type in “Human Resources” in a keyword search.
Non-profit Agencies, Medical/Health Organizations,
Federal/State/Local Government Agencies, Corrections and        www.chronicle.com
Rehabilitation (Federal, State, Local) Insurance Companies,     The Chronicle of Higher Education’s website contains job
Religious Organizations, Retirement Homes/Communities           listings in educational institutions for you to review.

Possible Job Titles:                                            www.bankjobs.com
Case Coordinator, Community Services Specialist,                Search for Human Resource Jobs in the field of banking.
Consultant, Counseling Coordinator, Family Counselor,
Social Worker, Youth Specialist, Project Manager, Program       www.ambest.com
Director                                                        A.M. Best COmpany’s webiste connects you with industry
                                                                news, employers, and associations in the field of insurance.
Websites:
                                                                www.natss.org
www.socialservices.com                                          The American Staffing Association’s website.
Lists positions by state for work in mental health, substance
abuse, children and youth counseling, medical social work,
criminal justice, domestic violence, community organizing
and outreadch, homelessness, and others.
                                                                            Residential Care
                                                                Where to look for these type of jobs:
www.social worker.com                                           Retirement communities, community mental health
The New Social Worker’s ONline Career Center has greaet         providers, state mental ehalth providers, substance abuse
links to a variety of job listings.                             treatment programs, short-term youth shelters, schools for
                                                                studetns with special education needs
www.nasadad.org
National Association of Social Workers is a professional        Possible Job Titles:
organization with information on the fields of social and       Activities coordinator, Case Manager, Counselor, House
human service sas well as a “job link” option.                  Parent, Metnal Health Worker, Psycchiatric Resident Staffer,
                                                                Residential Counselor, Special School Counselor, Support
                                                                Worker, Youth-Service Worker
          Human Resources
                                                                Websites:
Where to look for thse types of jobs:
Health care facilities, any company or organization             www.aahsa.org
tha tprovides a service, higher educational institutions,       American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
manufacturing, finance, insurance, federal governement,
state and local government, and staffing companies              www.business.com/directory/healthcare/mental_healt/
                                                                inpatient_and_residential_facilities
Possible Job Titles:                                            Information on mental health institutions from business.com
Benefits Administrator, Employee Development Specialist,
Equal Opportunity (EEO) Representative, Human Resources         www.dmh.cahwnet.gov
Coordinator, Human Resources Specialist, Industrial             The Department of Mental Health’s website has information
Relations Manager, Job Classification Specialist, Labor         on state hospitals, community mental health services, and
Relations Specialist, Personnel Consultant, Position Review     jobs
Psecialist, Recruiter, Training and Development Manager
                                                                www.looksmart.com
Websites:                                                       Type in addition treatment into the
                                                                job search. This will lead to guides and
www.shrm.org                                                    driectories, associations, and support,
The Society for Human Resource Management’s website is          clinics, treatment, and many related                   UCSB
designed to provide valuable information abou thte Human
Resource Field
                                                                categories by addiciotn type.                    CAREER
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www.acf.dhhs.gov
Department of Health and Human Services Administration                               Teaching
for Children and Families homepage.
                                                                 For Elementary school adn high school positions in general
www.petersons.com                                                education type courses, visit Micael Kemp’s Link off of the
Find a compreehensive listing of independent secondary           Career and Counseling Servicdes website, or com eot the
schools that offer pgrograms and promote assistance to           Career Center and make an appointment with Molly Steen or
sudents with learning disabilities.                              Micael Kemp

                                                                 For Community College and College jobs in teaching
                       Therapy                                   psychology you need at least a master’s degree.

                                                                 Where to look for this type of job:
Where to look for these types of jobs:
Medical institutions, schools, psychiatric facilities, private   Look in directories like Peterson’s Guide to Two-Year
rehabilitation centers, residential care facilities, public      COlleges, or Peterson’s Guide to Four Year OClleges. Look at
and private mental health providers, nonprofit providers,        Career office postings and psychology department postings,
correctional facilities.                                         Caerfully reveiw professional association websites. Most of
                                                                 them have links to job listings.
Possible Job Titles:
Activity Therapist, Art Therapist, Behavior Therapist,
Massage Therapist, Occupational Therapist, , Family                  Professional Association
Therapist, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor, Recreational
Therapist                                                                    Websites:
Refer to the “So You Want to Be a Therapist” handout for         www.psyccareers.com
information on careers that require Master’s or Doctorate        Job Listings form the American Psychological Assocation
degrees
                                                                 www.psychologicalscience.org/jobs
                                                                 American Psychological Society

                                                                 www.appic.org
                                                                 Association of Psychology’s post-doctoral and internship
                                                                 centers.




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