We can accept two interns into our program each year.

Our internship year runs from July 1 to June 30 on a full-time basis. You’re provided a stipend of $35,000 and standard benefits.

Internship Qualifications

You must be matriculated in a PhD or PsyD program in clinical, counseling or school psychology.

Our applicants must also demonstrate adequate preparation for internship as indicated by their credentials and their graduate training director's endorsement.


The application deadline is November 22, 2019.

Application Forms

Application Requirements

The following materials must be provided:

  • Completed Psychology Doctoral Internship Application
  • Confirmation of practicum training with a minimum 500 direct hours
  • Two letters of recommendation from resources with direct knowledge of clinical experiences and abilities
  • DCT Verification/Submission Form
  • Candidate transcripts detailing completed coursework and training
  • Current academic vita
  • Completed essay, as outlined in the application


After applications are reviewed, potential candidates will be contacted to interview and visit our internship program site.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding your application, please contact:

Training Director

Cogswell, Alex

Alex Cogswell, PhD

Associate Professor / Training Director of Psychology Doctoral Internship

The Children‘s Psychiatry Clinic, 1028 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 859-5454; Fax: 716 859-5585


Program Administrator

Julie L. Mikula

Program Administrator

Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone: (716) 898-3597; Fax: (716) 898-4538