Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables were updated: 9/3/20

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

The internship at Counseling and Psychological Services is designed to facilitate a comprehensive training experience spanning the full range of university counseling center and health service psychology activities. Thee include individual and group therapy, psychological assessment, crisis intervention, outreach and consultation, and the clinical supervision of practicum students. We seek applicants who desire intensive training in these areas. As we serve a highly diverse student population, and an important part of our overall aim is to prepare culturally competent psychologists, we seek candidates who demonstrate a solid foundation of self-awareness and a commitment to multicultural competence.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at the time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours NO YES Amount: 400 hours
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours NO YES Amount: N/A


Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

Must be a current doctoral-level student in an APA Accredited Counseling or Clinical Psychology program. Must be certified by the program as being ready for an internship.

Financial and Other Benefits Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns 38,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns N/A
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Trainee contribution to cost required? YES NO
Coverage of family member(s) available? YES NO
Coverage of legally married partner available? YES NO
Coverage of domestic partner available? YES NO
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 192 + University Holidays
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 96
In event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allows reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave? YES NO
Other Benefits (please describe): Interns receive additional time off for purposes of research, defending dissertation, attending graduation, and job search.

* Note: Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

(Provide an Aggregate Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)

  2016-2019
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 9
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 0
  PD EP
Community mental health center 0 0
Federally qualified health center 0 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 1 0
University counseling center 5 0
Veterans Affairs medical center 0 0
Military health center 0 0
Academic health center 0 0
Other medical center or hospital 1 1
Psychiatric hospital 0 0
Academic university/department 0 0
Community college or other teaching setting 0 0
Independent research institution 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 0 1
Not currently employed 0 0
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 0 0
Unknown 0 0

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency positions; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.