Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data
Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data (updated 9/11/2020)
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with our program. This description must be consistent with the program's policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements: Applicants are invited from doctoral programs in clinical and counseling psychology. Strong applicants have an interest in the range of activities conducted at the Counseling Center. The program emphasizes a multicultural perspective in all aspects of clinical and professional work; experience working with adults and interest in multicultural populations are preferred. Former clients of the Counseling Center are not considered for training in order to minimize dual role complications and potential conflicts of interest. Selection criteria are based broadly upon perceived goodness of fit between the internship's offerings and requirements and the candidate's qualifications, interests, and potential for benefiting from and contributing to the program. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an APA-accredited doctoral program in counseling or clinical psychology and must have approval by their academic training program, verifying readiness for internship. Applicants must have successfully completed their doctoral comprehensive exams by the application deadline and must have their dissertation proposal approved by the ranking deadline.
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:
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 *in response to COVID-19, we have reduced this number from our previous 500 hour requirement Yes : 425* Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours No Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants: N/A
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year (2021-2022)
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $35,568 Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns N/A Program provides access to medical insurance for interns? Yes 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) 160 Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 80 Other Benefits (please describe): Time off: Interns are entitled to all University holidays. They can receive up to $200 of professional development money. Additionally, each intern has their own office, which includes their own computer as well as access to clerical and technical support. Dental and vision insurance are available. Yes
Initial Post-Internship Positions (Aggregated Tally for the Proceeding 3 Cohorts)
2016-2019 Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 12 Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 1 PD EP Community mental health center N/A N/A Federally qualified health center N/A N/A Independent primary care facility/clinic N/A N/A University counseling center 5 N/A Veterans Affairs medical center N/A N/A Military health center N/A N/A Academic health center N/A N/A Other medical center or hospital N/A N/A Psychiatric hospital N/A N/A Academic university/department N/A 1 Community college or other teaching setting N/A N/A Independent research institution N/A N/A Correctional facility N/A N/A School district/system N/A N/A Independent practice setting 4 1 Not currently employed N/A N/A Changed to another field N/A N/A Other N/A N/A Unknown N/A N/A
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.