Apply To Our Program
The Clinical Psychology Training Program is committed to recruiting and training interns of the highest caliber. Our application and interview process is designed to find the best fit between potential interns and our program.
We especially encourage applicants with a clinical science orientation to apply as we are members of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science. Applications from members of diverse populations (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, socioeconomic class, and health status) are especially welcomed.
Practicum experiences will be evaluated for type of setting and clinical experiences commensurate with the respective training track.
The Adult Track looks for broad-based outpatient assessment, consultation, and intervention experiences, especially those outside departmental training clinics.
The Health Track emphasizes hospital-based assessment, consultation, and intervention experiences with medically ill children, adolescents, and adults.
The Child Track looks for broad-based outpatient assessment, consultation, and intervention experiences, especially those outside departmental training clinics.
As a guideline we we prefer 1000 hours of clinical experience (intervention, assessment, and supervision) with a minimum of 800. Specifically, we prefer a minimum of 500 intervention hours and 100 assessment hours.
The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the UWCHS Psychology Training Program does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability or any other applicable legally protected status in appointments to, or conduct of, our psychology training program. We endeavor to foster an atmosphere that supports diversity of experiences as well as opinions.
- Applicants must be enrolled in an APA-approved doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology.
- All applicants must have completed the third year of their graduate program by the beginning of the internship year.
- Completion of all academic work, including the dissertation, is preferred.
Benefits & Resources
The training program is for a period of one year and includes three weeks of vacation. Up to one week of additional leave for professional activities may be negotiated. The internship stipend is $23,350 per year plus fringe benefits, which include health insurance and a professional expense allowance. Interns are provided with liability insurance at no cost.