Can I use my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology to get a job as a Library Assistant?
You can be involved with education with a Bachelors degree in Psychology as a Library assistant, helping librarians to organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks (e.g., handling interlibrary loan requests, cataloguing, shelving, and using computer databases). In addition a library technician works helps direct patrons to reference materials and books. Your background with reading materials and with using the library where you went to school will reap benefits for you with this job. Moreover, being a Library Assistant can lead to advancement within a library system. However, if you want to be an actual Librarian you are going to have to go back to school to earn a Libtrary Science degree, typically at the Master's degree level.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the average yearly income for a Library Assistant at $29,000.
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