Career Paths for Psychology Majors
Social & Human Services
Professional Association Websites
Career Ser vices
Santa Barbara, CA
93106 - 7140
805 893 4412
FAX 805 893 8023
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.
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.
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
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
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/
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
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
categories by addiciotn type. CAREER
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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
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
American Psychological Society
Association of Psychology’s post-doctoral and internship
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