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Psychology Internship How to Apply
Psychology Internship How to Apply

Our internship site uses the AAPI Online Application Portal for submission of applications. 

Application Process

  1. Applicants can access the AAPI Online via the "Applicant Portal." You will create an account, then enter and submit information your completed application to us.
  2. Once you complete the portion of the AAPI that need to be verified by your Director of Clinical Training (e.g., total hours, dissertation progress, etc.), you will generate an electronic request to your DCT. Your DCT will then either approve the information (via an electronic signature) or ask you to make changes, and provide additional information as appropriate. (This process replaces the previous "AAPI Part II" which is now obsolete).
  3. You will also request letters of recommendation by generating electronic requests (via e-mail) to individuals of your choosing. These individuals will upload their letters directly into the AAPI Online. While your are not permitted to view the content of the letter, you can decide which letters of reference to submit to our site.
  4. You also will need to submit one official copy of all graduate transcript(s) directly to the AAPI Online service via regular mail. These transcripts are then verified as official, scanned into the system, and attached to your application.
  5. Once you have completed all aspects of the application and submitted it electronically to our site, it will be instantly available for our internship site to review.
For more information about the development of the AAPI Online, including demonstrations and questions and answers, please visit the AAPIC Internship Matching Program website.


The candidate must be enrolled in an APA-approved doctoral program and the candidate must be enrolled in a clinical psychology or counseling psychology Ph.D. or Psy.D. program. The candidate should have all course work completed and be actively working towards completion of dissertation (completion of data collection preferable, but not mandatory).

The candidate should have a strong child psychology emphasis in course work, research experiences and practicum/vocational experiences.


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