Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.


* Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

 

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Addiction Eating Disorders Psychiatry
Behavioral / Cognitive Psychology Education Research
Career Counseling Forensic Psychology Social/Personality Psychology
Child & Family General Social Services / Social Work
Consumer Psychology Graduate School Speech Pathology / Audiology
Counseling (includes marriage & family) Health Psychology (includes mental health) Sport Psychology (includes recreation)
Creative Therapies (i.e. art, dance) Industrial / Organizational Psychology Useful University of South Carolina Resources

 

ADDICTION

The National Association of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselors
http://naadac.org/
Click on "employment" for job listings, see "certification" for information on the requirements to become an addictions counselor and see "continuing education" for links to programs of study.

Addiction Search
http://www.addictionsearch.com/
Click on "organizations" for a links to potential employers and sites with additional career-related information such as credentialing guidelines and job listings.

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BEHAVIORAL / COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

The Association for Behavior Analysis
http://www.abainternational.org/

Click on "jobs" for positions and graduate programs. Once you've established a user account you may search position listings, internships and graduate programs in behavior analysis for free.  Areas are related to autism, brain injury, clinical, development disabilities, education, organizational behavior management, and research.  Members can post a resume on this site for free - others must pay a small fee.  Also under "behavioral analysis", be sure to see ?related websites?.

Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies (CCBS)
http://www.behavior.org
Under Publications, Conferences, and Other Features, click on the "Electronic Job Fair" and then "search all the CCBS Classified Listings" to browse openings and post your resume.  Also explore the various links under About Behavior Analysis.

All Kinds of Minds
http://www.allkindsofminds.org/jobopportunities.aspx

Jobs related to student learning, particularly learning differences.

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CAREER COUNSELING

Career Services in Higher Education: An Exciting Profession
http://www.naceweb.org/committee/whitepapers/CS_Professionals.ppt
This online PowerPoint presentation will provide you with a thorough overview of this field.

National Association of Colleges and Employers
http://www.naceweb.org/jobwire/jobwire.asp
This site posts jobs in career counseling and occasionally in employment recruiting.

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CHILD & FAMILY

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (Sociology)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/socio.html#soccf
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to children and families.

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CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY

Society for Consumer Psychology
http://fisher.osu.edu/marketing/scp//

Under "education and training" you'll find a "careers in consumer psychology" brochure, as well as a list of graduate programs in consumer psychology.  You can also locate information about related conferences.

 

Careers in Consumer Psychology http://www.wcupa.edu/_academics/sch_cas.psy/career_paths/consumer/career05.htm

Contains career information for those interested in the field of Consumer Psychology.  It has useful information on the history of consumer psychology, work environment, necessary education, and job outlook. The site is maintained by West Chester University.

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COUNSELING (includes marriage & family)

American Counseling Association
http://www.counseling.org/
Terrific site.  Under "students" you may access a list of accredited master's and doctoral programs or to subscribe to a listserv of graduate students in counseling programs. There is also a great article on "choosing a graduate program" and information on getting involved in professional organizations. Under "career center" you may search job postings (mostly academic) or post a resume on-line. Under ?counselors? click on ?licensure and certification? for information on the various types of certifications states require for counselors.

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
http://www.aamft.org/
Job listings and resume posting services are limited to members only. (Student memberships are $45 annually.) However, under "career and practice information" you will find information on marriage and family therapy as a career, as well as advice on pursuing graduate programs, a state licensure board directory and salary data.  You may also use the ?therapistlocator.net" directory to identify local therapists for networking or information interviewing.

CounselingNetwork.com
http://www.counselingnetwork.com/
Click on ?career center? to search job postings or to post your resume.

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CREATIVE THERAPIES (music, drama, art, dance)  

National Coalition of Creative Art Therapies Associations (NCCATA)
http://www.nccata.org/
Career and conference information on art therapy, as well as dance/movement therapy, drama therapy, music therapy, psychodrama, and poetry therapy.

American Music Therapy Association
http://www.musictherapy.org/
Great site with lots of good information about careers in music therapy and a list of schools with music therapy programs.  Job postings are only available to members.  A student membership is $75.

National Association of Drama Therapy
http://www.nadt.org/
Click on ?Jobs? for a small list of openings.

*American Art Therapy Association
http://www.arttherapy.org/

This professional organization is dedicated to the belief that the creative process involved in the making of art is healing and life enhancing. Good education and career information!  Job postings are only available to  members.  A student membership is $65

*American Dance Therapy Association
http://www.adta.org/

The American Dance Therapy Association works to establish and maintain high standards of professional education and competence in the field of dance/movement therapy.  Click on "students" for information on what dance therapy is.  Click on "job postings" for a small list of openings.

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EATING DISORDERS

Eating Disorder Referral
http://www.edreferral.com/
Click on ?finding a therapist" to access a page that addresses the different kinds of therapists.  For example, learn the difference between a Ph.D, and Psy. D., a psychiatrist and a psychologist, or a certified eating disorder specialist (CEDS), a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Find out what?s required of each of these practitioners. The page also provides a nice list of licensing boards and professional associations by state.
 

National Eating Disorder Association
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/p.asp?WebPage_ID=337
Click on ?employment opportunities? for job listings.  Be sure to see the internship and volunteering sections too.

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EDUCATION  (Teaching, School Psychology, College Counseling)

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education
http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html
 From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

* PICC: Positions in Counseling Centers (University and College level)
http://www2.kumc.edu/people/llong/picc/
Counseling and psychologist positions at college and university counseling centers.

School Psychology Resources Online
http://www.schoolpsychology.net/
Click on ?jobs? to access full-time and internship listings.

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
http://www.nasponline.org/
Click on ?students? for excellent information on careers in school psychology or to access a list of approved graduate programs.

American School Counselor Association
http://www.schoolcounselor.org/splash.asp
Click on ?careers/roles? for information about what school counselors do, a list of accredited programs, certification information and state-to-counselor ratios.

 

Accredited Doctoral Psychology Programs

http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/doctoral.html

This site is controlled by the American Psychological Association and contains a list of all accredited doctoral programs. Scroll down for links.

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FORENSICS

 

Careers in Forensic Psychology

http://www.wcupa.edu/_academics/sch_cas.psy/career_paths/forensic/career08.htm

Contains career information for those interested in the field of Forensic Psychology.  It has useful information on the history of forensic psychology, work environment, necessary education, and job outlook. The site is maintained by West Chester University.

 

* International Association of Correctional and Forensic Psychology

http://www.aa4cfp.org/

The IACFP is an organization concerned with the development of psychological practice in criminal justice and law enforcement settings. This organization promotes research and the dissemination of knowledge through publications and conference. This site contains active job listings in the field. Click on ?resources? to view available jobs.

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (Criminal Justice)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/cj.html#FORENSICS
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites with career and graduate school information on forensics and forensic psychology.

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GENERAL

All Psychology Careers.com

http://www.allpsychologycareers.com/

This informative website is a great place to research and explore a comprehensive list of psychology fields and career options.

Pursuing Psychology Career Page
http://www.uni.edu/walsh/linda1.html
This page, by the University of Northern Iowa, provides links to numerous articles or pages with information about careers options for psychology students.

Encyclopedia of Psychology
http://www.psychology.org/links/
Excellent page. Be sure to click on both ?career? and ?organizations?.

Psychology Careers for the 21st Century
http://www.apa.org/students/brochure/index.html
Excellent career information from the American Psychological Association such as, what psychology is (including an overview of subfields), the job outlook for the next two decades (based on level of education), what psychologists do and where they do it, tips for preparing to work in psychology, and information on graduate school and licensure.  Very good information.

APA: American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/
This students section contains fantastic information on careers in psychology and graduate school. On the top menu bar, click on "careers".  After creating a user account for free, you can access hundreds of job listings, post your resume online or access salary data.  Also visit the careers section to get a glimpse into some of the unusual careers one can pursue outside of the university setting with a Ph.D. in psychology.  

American Psychological Society
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/
Terrific list of links to related associations, government agencies and additional related sites.  You may join their student caucus of student members from all around the nation for networking purposes (links for both of these on the right side of page), or search the "employment ads" by keyword (link on side of page). Most positions are faculty or research based in the academic setting, but there are also a few positions for psychologists or for researchers in the non-profit sector.

Psych Web
http://www.psywww.com/
A clearinghouse site for psychology career information. Includes a link to "careers in psychology" by Marky Lloyd, which has great information on the wide variety of career options for psychology majors. Good information on applied psychology careers, as well as art and music therapy.

Psychwatch.com
http://www.psychwatch.com/job_page.htm
Job listings in psychiatry, psychology and related fields. Positions are listed by state and there is an international jobs section as well. You may also post in the "positions sought" section.

Psychology Online Resource Central
http://psychcentral.com/
Provides information on graduate schools, conventions, discussion and news groups, licensure, links to associations, specialty areas within psychology, and more.

Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
http://www.asppb.org/
Licensure requirements and examination information for practicing psychology in the US or Canada.  Also provides useful links.

South Carolina Psychology Association
http://www.scpsychology.org/
Members only can search the job postings or the membership directory to network with local area professionals working in various areas of psychology.  Student memberships are $42.

Psi Chi: The National Honor Society in Psychology
http://www.psichi.org/
Psi Chi is the national honor society for psychology students. (There is a chapter at University of South Carolina).  Their website includes a "links" section which includes psychology organizations and graduate school information.

Online Education All About Psychology
http://www.onlineschools.org/resources/all-about-psychology/

There are many career options in the field of psychology and this site will help you do research on those careers, job outlook, qualifications and more.

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GRADUATE SCHOOL


All Psychology Schools
http://www.allpsychologyschools.com/
Excellent site.  Whether you're searching for bachelor's, master's, or doctoral programs in psychology -- or looking for degree programs in specialties like clinical psychology or counseling psychology, this site will allow you to search by location, program type, or specialty and then read detailed fact sheets on these programs.  This site will also help you to understand the difference between different specialty areas and the different kinds of degrees available.

University of South Carolina - Career Center - Graduate School
http://www.sc.edu/career/preparegradschool.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to multiple resources pertaining to graduate school planning.  Be sure to see "Gradschools.com" and "Peterson's" to search for graduate programs.

Devereux's Institute of Clinical Training and Research
http://www.devereuxictr.org/
Consider this unique alternative to graduate school .  The Professional Psychology Traineeship Program is designed for recent college graduates who intend to pursue advanced studies in psychology or a related mental health field but who seek a year of field training and supervised experience before beginning. This is a competitive 1-year position for which you must apply by the application deadline.

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HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (includes mental health)

Mental Help Net
http://www.mentalhelp.net/
Click on ?Jobs? under Mental Health Net (right side of page).  Positions listed are for therapists, case managers, counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and other human services workers.

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INDUSTRIAL / ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
http://www.siop.org/
Click on "jobs" and then "job seekers" to view openings. Click on "Resources" for information on what industrial and organizational psychology is, how to apply to graduate programs and a directory of graduate programs.

International Society for Performance Improvement
http://www.ispi.org/
Click on ?career center? and search for jobs in training, leadership development and related areas.  You must first register with a username and password, but it is free.

American Society for Training and Development
http://www.astd.org/
Click on ?job bank? for openings in training, organizational development, organizational effectiveness, etc.  There are other helpful links under this menu.

Human Resources Jobs
http://www.jobs4hr.com/
A career and recruiting site for human resources professionals. Offers an online jobs database, as well as a "personal career agent" that e-mails jobs that match your skills and profile. Free.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
http://www.shrm.org/
This professional association provides a wealth of human resources information. Click on "HR Careers" for job listings in human resources.

* HR Junction
http://www.hrjunction.com/U63059OR.cfm?A=JML&B=0,0,0,0
Site for HR professionals seeking positions.  Search for jobs and/or post a resume.

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PSYCHIATRY

American Psychiatric Association
http://www.psych.org/
Scroll down and click on ?Job bank/Careers? to access job postings in various areas in psychiatry.   Also click on "Careers at APA" for information on getting into the field.

Psychiatric Times
http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/classified/index.html
The classifieds section of this online newsletter provides job listings (many from third party recruiters)

American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org/
Click on ?jobsource? to search for openings. Under ?related web sites? connect to many valuable organizations which may also post jobs.

Association of Women Psychiatrists 
http://www.womenpsych.org/links.html
While there are no jobs listed on this site, it might prove useful for networking.  Use the links to page to access additional professional associations in the field of psychiatry.

American Association of Community Psychiatrists
http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/aacp/
Use the list of board members to review profiles of what individuals in community psychiatry have done with their careers.  Click on "Links" for helpful resources for information and networking.

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RESEARCH

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts and Sciences (General/Research)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/general.html#GenRS
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to research in the sciences and social sciences.

 

Applied Psychometric Society
http://www.fordham.edu/academics/programs_at_fordham_/psychology/psychometrics/fcap.shtml
Be sure to see the following sections titled "pyschometrics" for an article called "what is psychometrics" and "job announcements" and "internship opportunities" under resources.


Psychometric Society
http://www.psychometricsociety.org/
Learn more about this professional association for those devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education, and the social sciences. 

 

* Research Gate

http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/research/

ResearchGate is the world's largest professional network for researchers and scientists, now with over one million members. Search through thousands of research jobs.

 

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SOCIAL / PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY

Social Psychology Network
http://www.socialpsychology.org/
Super-site with hundreds of links! Contains tips on how to get into graduate school, advice on how to prepare for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), how to develop an academic vita, and information on letters of recommendation.

Society for Personality and Social Psychology
http://www.spsp.org/
Good career information under "What is a personality/social psychologist?"

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SOCIAL SERVICES / SOCIAL WORK

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Social Work
http://www.sc.edu/career/AlliedHealth/socialwork.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities in social services and social work. Use these links to explore how your background in psychology might have prepared you for a career in other areas of human services.

Social Work Schools
http://cosw.sc.edu/swan/univ.html
A comprehensive list of schools of social work (offering both graduate and undergraduate degrees), assembled by the School of Social Work at University of South Carolina.

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SPEECH PATHOLOGY / AUDIOLOGY

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (Linguistics)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/linguistics.html#lingpath
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities in speech pathology and audiology.

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SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

* Association for Applied Sports Psychology
http://www.aaasponline.org/index.php
Click on "Job Opportunities" for a few open positions and links to career sites.

National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camps
http://www.natwc.org/job-postings/
Use this site to access jobs helping troubled youth through therapeutic wilderness camping organizations.

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sports Management
http://www.hrsm.sc.edu/
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to sports-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in psychology might have prepared you for a career in the sports field.

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USEFUL University of South Carolina RESOURCES

University of South Carolina - Department of Psychology
http://www.cas.sc.edu/psyc/
The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina.  Provides useful information about courses and related student organizations.  Also lists related part-time, full-time and internship opportunities for students under the "undergraduate student services" link.   Under this same link, be sure to see the section on "independent studies".  An independent study project is a fantastic way to build your resume and/or improve your competitiveness for graduate study.

* JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career/
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries. In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

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last updated 8/30/11

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