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Internship Admissions, Support and Initial Placement Data

Data Program Tables are updated:  by September 1

Psychology Internship Program Admissions

Applicants for our five doctoral internship positions must be from APA or CPA accredited counseling or clinical programs, have completed at least three years of graduate work, have at least 200 hours of individual therapy experience with adults, and have completed their comprehensive exams by the time of application. The internship positions are for twelve months, beginning August 1 and ending July 30.

One of our five positions is partially affiliated with the University of Rochester’s clinical doctoral program. This relationship means simply that qualified applicants from the UR program are ranked above other candidates for just one of the positions; but qualified applicants from any program are considered and also ranked. No preference is given for any program in the other four internships slots. We are interested in and committed to having a diverse training group as part of our overall commitment to diversity in training and clinical services.

Some doctoral programs require their students to have additional training contracts and evaluations completed by their internship programs. The University of Rochester UCC internship does not enter into training contracts with academic training programs, and the UCC supervisors do not complete evaluations on interns developed by academic training programs. Our training program’s evaluation procedures are extensive and comprehensive and copies of completed evaluations are provided to doctoral programs. If you are enrolled in an academic training program that requires such training contracts and evaluations, you are strongly encouraged to consult with your Director of Clinical Training as to whether or not you are eligible to apply to our program.

 

Minimum Number of Hours at the Time of Application?

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours

Yes

400 hours

at least 200 of those hours individual therapy with adults

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours

No

n/a

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns                         $27,200
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns                        n/a

Program provides access to medical insurance for interns?                           Yes
Trainee contribution to cost required                                                                  No
Coverage of family member(s) available?                                             Yes, cost paid by intern
Coverage of legally married partner available?                                   Yes, cost paid by intern
Coverage of domestic partner available?                                              Yes, cost paid by intern

Hours of Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)                                 20 days
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave                                                                        5 days

In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that
require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid
leave to interns in excess of personal time off and sick leave?                    Yes

Other Benefits:
Eight University holidays
$300 professional development spending money (e.g., conference attendance)
5 professional development days
Health insurance available for dependents, but paid for by the intern.

 

Initial Post-Internship Positions

2014-2017

Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 13
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/ are completing doctoral degree 0
Post doc Employed
Community mental health center 0 0
Federally qualified health center 0 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 0 0
University counseling center 9 3
Veterans Affairs medical center 0 0
Military health center 0 0
Academic health center 0 0
Other medical center or hospital 0 0
Psychiatric hospital 0 0
Academic university/department 0 0
Community college or other teaching setting 0 0
Independent research institution 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 0 1
Not currently employed 0 0
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 0 0
Unknown 0 0

 

Doctoral Internship in Psychology