Career Development

APA has a wealth of resources for practitioners, academicians and psychologists in non-academic positions to further their careers.



Non-Academic Careers

  • Interesting careers in psychological science
    APA aims to inform both graduate students and established psychologists about the broad range of non-academic positions in which they can apply their scientific knowledge and skills. 
  • Careers in psychology
    Careers in psychology can be found in countless fields, from health care and public service to business and technology.

Featured APA Articles

  • Training and careers
    The Science Directorate offers a variety of psychological science training programs and career resources for both student and career researchers.
  • The perils of the family business
    Psychologists are consulting with family businesses to help them manage their companies — and family members.

APA Publications on Psychology Careers