|Psychologists' Stories: Discover some of the diverse careers in psychology in this short film.|
Psychology is a popular field of study in Australia and is taught at universities in every state and territory. With diverse workplace settings and areas of expertise, psychology can be a highly rewarding and satisfying career choice.
Qualified psychologists bring unique skill sets that are highly-valued across a wide range of workplace contexts. Demand for psychologists continues to grow in schools, hospitals, academic and applied research settings, law courts, prisons, defence forces, private practices, consulting firms, market research companies - the list goes on.
Psychologists who complete postgraduate studies in specific areas of psychology may be eligible to receive area of practice endorsement from the Psychology Board of Australia. This enables a psychologist to call him/her self and practise in one of the nine Psychology Board-endorsed areas of expertise:
There are many other areas in which psychologists focus their professional efforts. Read the APS member journal InPsych for more information on the contributions made by APS members, and explore the 40 Interest Groups that have been established by members to experience diversity of work in which psychologists are involved.