Recruit the best psychologists in the industry through print and online advertising with the American Psychological Association. Choose a combination of print and online recruitment advertising through the Monitor on Psychology® or gain the immediacy of online advertising through PsycCareers, APA's Online Career Center.

Recruitment & Classified Advertising Options

Display Classified Ads

Monitor on Psychology

  • Display classified advertising with a boxed ad offers the most exposure. A logo can be included.
  • View deadlines, rates, ad sizes and specs as well as submit ads online via PsycCareers.
  • A 15 percent commission on gross billing is allowed to recognized advertising agencies for display advertising when camera ready art is submitted. Deadlines and specifications can be found on PsycCareers and camera ready ads should be emailed to Shelby Watson.
  • APA-approved CE sponsors receive a discount of 20 percent for continuing education advertising.
  • All display recruitment classified advertising print ads include a free online posting on PsycCareers, APA’s Online Career Center.
  • Nonrecruitment display classified ads should be submitted by emailing Shelby Watson.

Classified Advertising Closing Dates: Monitor on Psychology

Issue Closing Date Issue Closing Date
January Nov. 21 July/August (convention issue) May 29
February Dec. 22 September
July 26
March Jan. 24 October Aug. 28
April Feb. 22 November Sept. 26
May March 27 December Oct. 26
June April 25    
Display Classified Specs

Display Classified Ad Sizes and Specifications

For text only submissions in need of design, please email your logo (if applicable) to Shelby Watson at swatson@apa.org who will send a proof via email prior to publication for your approval.

Submit display classified ads by choosing the applicable ad size on the PsycCareers Products and Pricing Page. Scroll down to find the display classified options. Deadlines can be found at the very bottom.


Ad Type    
Ad Price
Ad Size
Word Limit
Full Page $7,200 6-7/8"x9" up to 1000 words
2/3 Page $4,800 6-7/8" x 6 or 5-1/8" x 8"
up to 800 words
1/2 Page $3,600 6-7/8" x 4.5 or 3-3/8" x 9" up to 600 words
1/3 Page $2,400 3-3/8" x 6 or 5-1/8" x 4" up to 400 words
1/4 Page $1,800 3-3/8" x 4.5 or 1-5/8" x 9" up to 300 words
1/6 Page $1,200 3-3/8" x 3 or 1-5/8" x 6" up to 200 words
1/8 Page $900 1-5/8" x 4.5" up to 100 words


Material Specifications

PDF-X1, PDF, Postscript, EPS and TIFF files are acceptable. All high resolution images and fonts must be embedded in files. Images must be SWOP (grayscale), 300 dpi. Please include standard trim, bleed and registration marks. Total area density should not exceed 300 percent. Grayscale images greater than 85 percent density may fill in on press. All required image trapping must be included in file.

  • Printing Process: Heatset web offset.
  • Paper Stock: 35lb. premium newsprint.
  • Binding: Perfect bound.
  • Line Screen: 100 line screen.
  • Trim Size: 8-1/4" x 10-7/8".
  • Live Area: 7-3/4" x 10-1/4".
  • Bleeds: bleeds should extend 1/4" outside of magazine trim size.
  • Ad Creation: Available upon request. Email Shelby Watson.
  • Color: B&W only.
Line Classifieds

Recruitment and Nonrecruitment

Monitor on Psychology
  • Line classified advertising offers a cost-effective way to recruit personnel, to advertise practice-related products or to give notice of an upcoming publication or conference.
  • There are no frequency or agency discounts for line classified advertising.

Recruitment Line Classified Advertising

Position openings and availability notices.

Nonrecruitment Line Classified Advertising

Practice opportunities and products, publications, conferences/workshops, and other notices not related to hiring.

  • $14.00 per line; 6-line minimum ($84.00); 32 characters with spaces per line
  • Submit line nonrecruitment advertising to Shelby Watson.
  • All new ads, cancellations, corrections, insertion orders and camera ready art, as well as instructions to rerun a previous advertisement, must be received in writing.

Classified Advertising Closing Dates: Monitor on Psychology

Issue Closing Date Issue Closing Date
January Nov. 21 July/August (convention issue) May 29
February Dec. 22 September
July 26
March Jan. 24 October Aug. 28
April Feb. 22 November Sept. 26
May March 27 December Oct. 26
June April 25    
Online Only

Post your ad to PsycCareers

Ad Type
Price
Basic Posting $499
Enhanced Posting*
$695
Email to APA Members*
$950
Brand Building Package*
$1,500

*Premium packages include unlimited access to the resumé database.

View additional pricing options as well as submit ads online via PsycCareers.

Job Fair

The 125th APA Annual Convention | Washington D.C., Aug. 3-5, 2017

PsycCareers LIVE at APA Convention is tailor-made to increase ROI for participating employers and create appeal and new value to psychology professionals in all stages of career development.

Features of the event include:

  • Career management speakers in the PsycCareers LIVE theater.
  • One-on-one career coaching with experts for attendees.
  • Employer booths surrounding the PsycCareers LIVE Pavilion.
  • Onsite Recruitment Program Guide with employer profiles and ads.
  • Job postings on PsycCareers.com.
  • Social media engagement.

Employers may choose the option that best suits their goals and budget. Those unable to attend in person or otherwise do not wish to staff a booth can also participate at the Supporter level.

Exhibitor Gold
Most Exposure $2,199 

Exhibitor Silver
Basic Booth $1,999 

Supporter 
Remote Option $1,499 

Employer booth in the exhibit hall.

Employer booth in the exhibit hall.

No booth space included.

Four complimentary convention registrations.

Four complimentary convention registrations.

Convention registration purchased separately, if desired.

Two career fair job postings on PsycCareers.com.

Two career fair job postings on PsycCareers.com.

Two career fair job postings on PsycCareers.com.

Full page ad in printed PsycCareers LIVE guide.

Half page ad in printed PsycCareers LIVE guide.

Half page ad in printed PsycCareers LIVE guide.

Listing and logo on APA convention website and mobile app.

Listing and logo on APA convention website and mobile app.

Listing and logo on APA convention website and mobile app.

Resume access on PsycCareers.com through Aug. 31, 2017.

Resume access on PsycCareers.com through Aug. 31, 2017.

Resume access on PsycCareers.com through Aug. 31, 2017.

Link to PsycCareers.com job listing in job seeker emails.


 

Company logo on PsycCareers LIVE postcard.

 

 

1x inclusion in the biweekly APA member email prior to the event.

 


PsycCareers LIVE Sponsorship – $10,000

Become the career fair sponsor. This is a brand-new opportunity to stand out as the premier employer at the fair.

Benefits of sponsorship include:

  • Your company name and logo on onsite banner and other booth signage as well as on the computer resting screens.
  • Five additional 30-day job postings on PsycCareers.com.
  • Extended access to the resume database through Dec. 31, 2017.
  • A full page color ad on the back cover of the recruitment program guide.
  • The ability to provide a custom five-question survey to be completed by PsycCareers LIVE attendees (survey data available 6-8 weeks after the convention.)
  • Plus, you will get all of the benefits of being a Premier Bronze Sponsor, an incredible amount of exposure throughout convention marketing and at the event, and a credit of $1,100 toward the cost of your booth space. 

Sign up  now

To register for PsycCareers LIVE, create your exhibitor portal login and fill out an application.
Make sure to choose the APA Career Fair Pavilion and enter the price for the desired participation level from the table above (Gold, Silver, or Supporter). When selecting your booth preferences, the employer booths are within the purple dotted rectangle on the far left of the floorplan.  

Contact us

Questions about PsycCareers LIVE? Contact Amelia Dodson, recruitment and classified ad sales manager, at (202) 336-5564.

Interested in sponsoring the event? Send the sponsor application (PDF, 527KB) to Carol Hall.