Trainee Admissions, Support, and Outcome Data

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated:   September 1, 2020

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 program is designed to provide interns expertise in using a developmental perspective to understand and treat serious mental illness.  The program offers every intern a standardized core training experience as well as the ability to customize training through selection of three, four-month rotations that focus on a variety of clinical populations in various treatment settings.

  • Applicants will have received clearance by the Director of Clinical Training through a completed DCT Verification Form.
  • All formal coursework, comprehensive examinations, and practicum training must have been completed prior to start of internship year.
  • Successful candidates must be matriculated in a doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology (PhD or PsyD).

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

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours



Amount:  500 combined (intervention & assessment)

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours



Amount:  500 combined (intervention and assessment)

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

  • Reference letters including student’s experiences and abilities.
  • Candidate transcripts detailing completed coursework and training.
  • Intern essay highlighting the desire to work with diverse populations.
  • An interview, either in-person or via Skype, assessing a potential “fit” between the candidate and intern program.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns


Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns


Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?



If access to medical insurance is provided:


Trainee contribution to cost required?



Coverage of family member(s) available?



Coverage of legally married partner available?



Coverage of domestic partner available?



Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)

14 days

Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave

12 days

In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?



Other Benefits (please describe):

  • 3 paid Professional Development Days
  • 6 observed, paid holidays




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

Initial Post-Internship Positions



(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)





Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts


Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree





Community mental health center



Federally qualified health center



Independent primary care facility/clinic



University counseling center



Veterans Affairs medical center



Military health center



Academic health center



Other medical center or hospital



Psychiatric hospital



Academic university/department



Community college or other teaching setting



Independent research institution



Correctional facility



School district/system



Independent practice setting



Not currently employed



Changed to another field









Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “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.