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Postdoctoral Fellowship Qualifications, Stipend and Benefits

Required Qualifications of Candidates

Applicants must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology before beginning their postdoctoral training, and must have received their doctoral degree from an APA/CPA-accredited program, including an APA/CPA-accredited internship or an APPIC internship.

Postdoctoral Fellows must submit a copy of their Diploma or a letter from their doctoral program Director of Graduate Studies verifying completion of all degree requirements prior to the first day of their training.

Preferred Qualifications of Candidates

Candidates are considered closely when their applications reflect:

    • experience providing psychotherapy that has breadth and depth
    • openness to supervision
    • commitment to cultural sensitivity
    • ethical and professional conduct
    • experience with campus counseling and consultation

PostDocs who thrive at the UCC bring an interest in individual and group psychotherapy and supervision that incorporates self-reflection, use of self, and focus on the therapeutic relationship.

Stipend and Benefits

Fellowship positions are for twelve months (ten months negotiable), and require that fellows attain a minimum of 1500 hours to be considered complete. Positions begin August 1st and end July 31st, a second year is negotiable. Each position carries a stipend of $32,650 (for 12 months), and a benefits plan. Fellows are eligible for 20 paid vacation days, 5 paid professional days, and seven University holidays.

Fellows receive extensive supervision

-2 hours of individual supervision with licensed Psychologists
-2 hours supervision with group co-leaders by Senior Staff
-Group supervision and case presentations in seminars

Other Training support includes designated Senior Staff documentation review and On-Call back-up, participation in agency-wide Case Conferences, meetings and professional development.

Each fellow has a private, furnished office equipped with a personal computer and digital recording equipment. Each fellow also has $500 available for expenses related to professional development (i.e., conference or workshop attendance).

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology