- Internships may be limited due to licensing and academic requirements to work with specific populations.
- Seek internships that allow you to develop skills working with the issues or populations you are most attracted to.
- Most full-time psychology jobs require professional licensure.
- Upcoming graduates should be open-minded about entry-level jobs as they may be less practice-oriented or general than preferred.
- Research assistants for hospitals, universities, and research centers offer entry-level work to candidates who have adequate research experience from their undergraduate careers.
- View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.
Industry-Specific Job Boards
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
- American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists
- Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
- American Counseling Association
- American Mental Health Counselors Association
- American Psychiatric Association
- American Psychoanalytic Association
- American Psychological Association
Company & Industry Research
- Business Insights: Essentials
- D&B Hoovers
- Summer Experience Database
- Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International
- Mango Connects
- Therapy Sites