How To Become A Research Assistant

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. This week we have a very special guest article from Hannah Nnanna who is a research assistant. She is living proof of how one simple email to your old lecturer can lead to a career in research. This is her story of how much she learnt whilst being a research assistant. All the trials and tribulations where worth it for the end result! This is truly a special article. Continue reading How To Become A Research Assistant

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The Worst things about being an Assistant Psychologist

For years I have heard many graduates say “you need to get an Assistant Psychologist role” and always view these posts as the be all and end all. I have been an Assistant Psychologist for years and granted it has been very rewarding and amazing at times. Nevertheless, no job is perfect so I thought I would write a post about the Worst Things about being an Assistant Psychologist that may help inform your decision when applying for these roles. Continue reading The Worst things about being an Assistant Psychologist

5 Application Mistakes by Psychology Graduates

This is a post that has been bubbling for a while. I’ve asked every psychologist I know within my trust and other trusts about the common mistakes they see in applications from Support Workers to Assistant Psychologist. A lot of the mistakes outlined below can easily be rectified and hopefully land you that all important relevant job role. Do you recognise any of these common mistakes in your application? Continue reading 5 Application Mistakes by Psychology Graduates

5 Reasons why you should have a Masters in Psychology

Every year, thousands of Psychology Students complete their degree only to become stuck on what to do next. Since the government introduced the Post-Graduate Loan system last year, this has made obtaining a Masters a more attractive offer; however how do you know if you NEED to complete a master? Check out the 5 Reasons below on why you should have an MSc in Psychology. Continue reading 5 Reasons why you should have a Masters in Psychology

5 Myth Busters for Psychology Graduates 

There are lots of myths for psychology graduates. Things like “you need an MSc to get an AP role” or “I haven’t got a chance of getting anything in Psychology as I graduate from… University”. Have you ever heard of the 5 myths in this post? Since I graduated back in 2014, I have heard so many things from different graduates that I previously thought where true. Things like “you need an MSc to get an AP role” or “I haven’t got a chance of getting anything in Psychology as I graduates from….University”. Have you ever heard of the 5 myths below? Continue reading 5 Myth Busters for Psychology Graduates