Application & Selection Procedures
The following application materials must be submitted through the online application by November 5, 2012. Completed APPIC Application for Psychology Internship: AAPI Online Application: Match website at http://www.natmatch.com/psychint.
This is a 2000 hour, full time internship with a minimum of 500 hours of direct clinical service. All intern primary clinical supervisors are three years post licensure psychologists.
Our selection committee looks for applicants who have both college and community mental health experiences,have three years of graduate training, and have a minimum of 350 Intervention Hours. There are no minimum number of assessment hours required for this internship site. An applicant needs to have had their dissertation proposal approved by the application deadline, and some preference is given to applicants who will have passed their dissertation defense by the end of Internship (or before Internship start). We also look for applicants who demonstrate a desire to learn skills in brief individual and couples’ therapy, group therapy, behavioral health, triage, case management, campus-based services, and multidisciplinary consultation. Only candidates from APA-approved programs in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology will be considered for interviews. We do not require any supplemental information or material.
All completed applications are reviewed following the application deadline. Teams of two or three staff members evaluate the application materials before individuals are invited to interview. Applicants may choose an on-site interview or a phone interview. On-site interviews typically last for two hours, and they are generally conducted by the Training Director, a group of intern supervisors, and other C&CS staff. Applicants also have the opportunity to meet with two or more current interns. Phone interviews last approximately one-and-a-half hours. As with on-site interviews, applicants who interview by phone generally speak with a variety of staff, including the Training Director, intern supervisors, and two current interns. The majority of interviews take place during January, though a limited number of phone interviews may be offered in December.
For information regarding APPIC Match Policies and to obtain Match Policy information, please visit the APPIC web site at http://www.appic.org/.
The APPIC Internship Matching Program Code Number for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Counseling and Consultation Services Internship in Professional Psychology is 1629.