CPA Career Hub

 


2021 Career Fair

REGISTER NOW: 2021 VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), in collaboration with the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS), is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Career Fair on Friday November 12th, 2021.

Students participating in this event will have an opportunity to learn about various career paths and positions for psychology graduates outside of the health services delivery and academic settings directly from individuals in those positions; connect with the people in these positions about their experiences via virtual break out rooms; hear from and talk to employers about the skill sets that psychology graduates have that are most valued by employers; and obtain information on job searching, approaches to applying, and companies and people that trainees can contact.

For more information go to https://cpa.ca/careerfair/


EXPLORING A CAREER IN PSYCHOLOGY

 

CAREER RESOURCES

The Canadian Handbook for Psychological ScienceThe Canadian Handbook for Psychological Science
The Canadian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science is a guide for psychology students featuring practical advice for the job-seeking student, such as the best way to construct an email, leave a voicemail, or ask for a letter of reference. The book also contains a lot of information about the possible career paths open to those with a background in psychology. There is a list in the first chapter of all the skills upon which employers are currently placing a premium. They include skills related to leadership, teamwork, communication (written and oral), problem-solving, work ethic, initiative, adaptability, and analytic and technical skills. This handbook is a useful roadmap for all students considering Psychology as a vocation.

 

EARLY CAREER PSYCHOLOGISTS

 

PRACTICING PSYCHOLOGY IN CANADA: RESOURCES FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS