We can accept two interns into our Developmental Track, and two in our Substance Use Track.

For 2024-25, we have two positions in our Developmental Track, and two positions in our Substance Use Track. Applicants may only apply to one track.  

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 24, 2023

Application Requirements

The Psychology Doctoral Internship at the University at Buffalo abides by all APPIC policies regarding application and notification procedures. All applicants must complete the online APPIC Application for Psychology Internship.

The formal online application must be completed by November 24, 2023 and should include:

  • APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (AAPI), available at the APPIC website
  • Confirmation of practicum training with a minimum of 500 direct hours
  • Two letters of recommendation from sources with direct knowledge of clinical experiences and abilities
  • Official transcripts detailing completed course and training
  • Current academic vita


After applications are reviewed, potential candidates will be contacted to interview. All interviews will continue to be conducted virtually, as our program makes ongoing efforts to enhance equity and accessibility.

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) 859-5484; 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