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Priority Behavioral Health & Clinical Psychology Internship

Application Process and Selection Criteria

This internship program takes between 4-6 interns per year. Applications are encouraged to be submitted via APPIC in November to begin setting the schedule for interviews (e.g., typically set for soon after the start of the calendar year).  Interviews are preferred to occur in person. Depending on circumstances, other interview venues may be accepted (e.g., Skype, phone, etc.) This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

Students interested in applying for the internship program should submit an online application through the APPIC website. The due date is December 7.

A complete application consists of the following materials:

  1. A completed Online AAPI (APPIC’s standard application)
  2. Cover letter (part of online AAPI)
  3. A current Curriculum Vitae (as part of the online AAPI)
  4. Three letters of recommendation, two of which must be from persons who have directly supervised your clinical work (as part of the online AAPI). Please submit no more than three letters
  5. Official transcripts of all graduate coursework
  6. Supplementary materials: a) One full integrated assessment report (please redact appropriately) and b) a one-page clinical case conceptualization


  1. Preferred. Minimum of 250-500 intervention hours (experience with CBT, MET, DBT, Trauma Focused Interventions
  2. Preferred. Minimum of 250-500 assessment hours  (experience administering WAIS, WMS, MMPI-2, MCMI-III, Projectives and Integrative Report Writing)
  3. Preferred. Dissertation proposal defended or data collected/ date set.
  4. Interest in Telehealth and Interactive Technologies
  5. Some experience or special interest in working with diverse populations and/or in rural areas

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