FINDING CAREERS WITH A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY:
The top 22 psych jobs listed on above site:
1-Community Relations Officer: works either for business or government in promoting good relations with the local community.
2-Affirmative Action Officer: works for recruitment and equal opportunities for minorities; employed by business, industries, schools and government.
3-Recreation Worker: plans and supervises community recreation facilities. (Increasing number of opportunities available for therapeutic recreation workers, often requiring course work in therapeutic recreation.)
4-Urban Planning Officer: deals with city planning, renewal.
5-Personnel Administrator: works with employee relations, selection, promotions, etc.
6-Advertising copywriter: researches audience and media, writes text of advertisements.
7-Media Buyer: researches product and audiences to select most effective media for advertising.
8-Health Educator: gives public information about health and disease.
9-Vocational Rehabilitation: counsels persons with handicaps and illnesses in preparation for new vocations (some states require an M.A. degree for this position).
10-Psychiatric Assistant: administers routine tests, helps with patients under supervision of psychiatrist.
11-Director of Volunteer Service: responsible for volunteers--recruits, supervises, trains, and evaluates volunteers.
12-Public Statistician: collects and interprets data on health and disease and community relations.
13-Customs Inspector: serves at international borders and airports in investigations and inquiries.
14-Probation and Parole Officer: persons with psychology backgrounds are often preferred for such positions, especially with adolescent parolees.
15-Newspaper Reporter: social science, psychological interest areas.
16-Technical Writer: researches and writes material dealing with social science and psychological knowledge for magazines, newspapers and journals.
17-Sales Representative: major publishers of psychological books often seek out undergraduates with psychology majors for these positions on college campuses.
18-Opinion Survey Researcher: does opinion polls and interprets results.
19-Daycare Center Supervisor: supervises and coordinates activities of preschool children with working parents.
20-Research Assistant: assists in the collection and analysis of data for major investigations. Positions usually available only in large hospitals, businesses, and government.
21-Laboratory Assistant: psychology background preferred for students working with animal behavior research, especially primate laboratories.
22-Scientific Instrument Salesperson: opportunities in sales and development for companies specializing in psychology apparatus.