American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. Its Website is a rich resource for students of psychology. The "Especially for Students" page offers membership information, career resources, publications and news articles, help with APA style, and much more.
Association for Psychological Science
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level. With approximately 23,000 members, APS's mission is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare. Its Website has many resources for students - particularly for those with an interest in research - including an employment network, journal articles, membership information, and more.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Through its funding of various research projects, the mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. This Website provides information about current research projects happening across the country, opportunities for outreach, health information, and mental health news.
U.S. Bureau of Labor: Occupation Outlook 2010-2011
For a wide range of professions, The Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports on the nature of the work, training and qualifications, advancement, employment, job outlook/projections, earning/wages, and related occupations. Search for "psychology" for answers to your burning career questions!