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