Date program tables updated:Aug. 25, 2017
Internship Program Admissions
Description of Applicant Selection:
Eligible applicants for the UMMC Psychology Internship Program are doctoral students in APA-accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology programs. All coursework required for the doctoral degree must be completed prior to the start of internship, as well as any qualifying, comprehensive, or preliminary doctoral examinations. We prefer candidates whose doctoral dissertations will be completed, or at least well under way, before the beginning of the internship year. In addition, we are interested in applicants who desire to become licensed psychologists and seek employment in academic and other clinical research settings.
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
Though we do not require a minimum number of assessment or intervention hours we seek applicants who have accumulated at least 500 total hours of direct clinical contact supervised by psychologists, through a combination of therapy and assessment experience during their graduate training and which are verified by their Director of Clinical Training.
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Other benefits:5 days available for professional development activities; 10 paid holidays
Note: During training years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17, the training program was operating as a consortium with the G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery VA Medical Center. Beginning with training year 2017-18, the UMMC Psychology Internship Program began operations as an independent program.
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