All applications for the internship should be submitted using the online APPI procedures. All materials must be submitted no later than November 1, 2015 to be considered for the 2016-2017 internship year.
Applications are accepted from third year and beyond graduate students in Clinical, Counseling, or School psychology programs who have met their program requirements to apply for internship, and have 1000 hours (direct and indirect) of practicum experience. Applicants for the Child Track should also have at least 500 of their practicum hours with children and adolescents in clinics and community or school settings. Applicants should show evidence of research potential and productivity during graduate school, interest in goals consistent with a scientist-practitioner orientation, and interest in working with diverse, urban populations. Priority is given to students from APA-accredited programs.
To apply, the student should submit the following materials:
Please refer to the APPIC website for current match policies and instructions. Completed applications will be reviewed by a committee of faculty to identify candidates with goals for internship that closely match the goals of the UIC Predoctoral Internship Program. We plan to invite approximately 35-40 candidates to one of the full-day interview sessions being held in January.
The UIC Predoctoral Internship Program observes the guidelines and procedures for notification approved by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). The UIC Internship Program is an approved member program of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science.
General Criteria for Intern Selection
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