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

Designated only for recruitment/employer purposes, the APA psycCareers LIVE & Employer Booth Pavilion is an interactive career fair for attendees and employers within a centralized location inside the APA Exhibit Hall featuring career management speakers and activities in the APA psycCareers LIVE theater.

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.

Most Exposure:
Basic Booth:
Remote Option:

Exhibitor Gold - $2199

Exhibitor Silver - $1999

Supporter - $1499

Employer booth or space in the exhibit hall. Employer booth or space 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.
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 for 90 days. Resume access on psycCareers.com for 90 days. Resume access on psycCareers.com for 90 days.
Link to psycCareers.com job listing in job seeker emails.    
1x inclusion in the biweekly APA Member Email prior to the event.    

Included in Price of 10’x10’ Employer Booth Space

Booth Frame

Each 10’x10’ booth includes pipe, drape, and a two-line booth ID sign with company name, booth number, city and state.

Booth Furnishings

  • Booth carpet.
  • One (1) table.
  • Two (2) chairs.
  • One (1) trash can.
  • Nightly cleaning of booth space.

Not Included in Price of 10’x10’ Employer Booth Space

  • Employer provides their own display.
  • Any additional booth furnishings not included with price of booth space.
  • Electricity, internet service, audio visual equipment, floral, booth catering, booth design services, etc.

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:

  • Gold Level booth space.
  • 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.
  • The ability to provide a custom five-question survey to be completed by APA psycCareers LIVE attendees (survey data available 6-8 weeks after the convention.)
  • Plus, you will get all the benefits of being a Premier Bronze Sponsor and an incredible amount of exposure throughout convention marketing and at the event.

Sign up now

To apply for Gold or Silver level booth space or participate as a Supporter, send the following information to Amelia Dodson:

  1. If you would like to participate at the Gold, Silver or Supporter level.
  2. For Gold and Silver level booths, your top three booth locations from the floorplan (the employer booths are within the purple dotted rectangle on the far left and the blue ones are still available).
  3. Your company name, address and phone number.

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.