Student Assistant Position, Psychology Department

The Psychology Department is accepting student assistant position applications for 10-15 hours per week.

Typical duties include:

  • Answering phones
  • Screening visitors
  • Assisting students
  • Copying
  • Filing
  • Provide general clerical support
  • Run errands on campus
  • Other duties as assigned

Must have excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal and written) and be reliable.

Knowledgeable in using PC, some office experience but will train.

Starting Salary: $10.30 per hour
Work Hours: Scheduled around classes (Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00)

Applications are available in the Psychology Department, Clark Hall 140
download app_studentassist (pdf)


Spring 2017 – PSYC 190 and 195 Topics

Spring 2017

Psyc 190 Capstones
Sec 2 Psychological Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence
Sec 3 Psychological Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence
Sec 4 Epigenetics, Neuroplasticity and Other Neuroscience Topics
Sec 5 The Science of a Meaningful Life
Sec 6 Current Issues in LGBTQ Research
Sec 7 Psychopathology at the Cinema
Sec 8 The Parent-Child Relationship

Psyc 195 Honors
Sec 1 Intelligence (history and current status) + Meta-Analysis on Student Choice Topics

psyccapstones_sp2017 (pdf)

12/7 Holiday Celebration 2016

Psychology Department Invites you to our 
Psi Chi SJSU Chapter, Psychology Majors/Minors/Graduates, Faculty, Staff and Guests are invited!

Wednesday, December 7
11:30am – 1:30pm
Clark Hall 140

Please bring an unwrapped toy to the Psychology Department for the UPD Holiday Toy Drive by Thursday December 8th!

Department of Psychology | | 408-924-5600

(pdf) psyc_hcelebration2016


MS Clinical Psychology Program Informational Meeting

Interested in earning a MS degree in Clinical Psychology?
Want to become a Marriage Family Therapist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
McQuarry Hall 530

Meet the Clinical Director
Learn Program Details
Get Help with the Application (Deadline 2/1/17)

For more information, please contact:


10/18 Letters of Recommendations & Informational Interviewing

Letters of Recommendations & Informational Interviewing hosted by Professor Steve Del Chiaro (and his dog!)
Obtain valuable skills on how to land your dream job!
Food and prizes will be available!
Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30pm Campus Village B (San Salvador and 10th) RAC A

This event is wheelchair accessible.
For information, please email

Psychology Career Guide


With over 115,000 students graduating with a Bachelor’s in Psychology every year competition for coveted career placements has never been higher.

To help these students begin thinking about their futures before entering the job market, we’ve created a guide of the best careers for psychology majors. It highlights several common paths of employment, as well as a few out-of-the-box options. The guide also explores useful workplace skills learned in the major and provides a collection of resources to help new psychology graduates.

Best Careers for Psychology Majors