Division of Occupational Psychology

Joining and Benefits

Benefits of belonging

  • Quarterly copies of OP Matters, the Division's publication, keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and developments in the profession.
  • Events for Continuing Professional Development, with preferential rates for members.
  • Our Annual Conference in January provides the perfect balance between science and practice and is one of the Society's largest events.
  • Local networking events and activities throughout the country.
  • Awards to recognise excellence in our profession, including our coveted Practitioner of the Year award.
  • A number of online resources including guidelines, news and new online networking tools.
  • The opportunity to be involved in one of our many working groups who bring together academics and practitioners to further our work in specific areas. 


How to join

Membership of the division is open to members of the British Psychological Society.

If you are not already a member you can join at the same time as applying for membership of the Society.

There are three grades of divisional membership:

  • Full divisional membership

    For fully qualified psychologists who are eligible for Chartered Status.
  • In-training divisional membership

    For psychologists in-training who hold the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and are working towards Chartered status and full divisional membership.
  • General divisional membership

    For members of the Society who are not currently eligible for the above grades, to join as a General Member.


To apply please click here