Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated: 8/16 each year

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

Diversity: MMPIC trainers are committed to ensuring diversity among our interns, and we select candidates representing different geographic areas, ages, racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, disabilities, and life experiences.
Clinical Experience: MMPIC trainers work with children, adolescents, and families. As such, all applicants must have fieldwork experiences with a school-age population.
Writing Skills: Applicants must demonstrate strong writing skills in application materials, including in one assessment report with their application.
Letters of Recommendation: Applicants must have three letters of recommendation.
Interpersonal and Communication Skills: MMPIC seeks interns who are flexible, collaborative, mature, and open to feedback and supervision. Applicants interested in culturally competent practice or speak a second language are prioritized.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:

Total Direct Contact Intervention HoursYesAmount: 150
Total Direct Contact Assessment HoursYesAmount: 150

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

Applicants must complete their doctoral dissertation proposals prior to the internship ranking deadline.

Applicants are required to have their Master’s degree.

Applicants to Michigan Medicine, Sunfield Center, and Thriving Minds must be eligible to obtain their Master’s Educational Limited License in Psychology (TLLP).

All consortium sites require background checks as a condition of employment.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns24600
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time InternsN/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?No
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Trainee contribution to cost required?No
Coverage of family member(s) available?No
Coverage of legally married partner available?No
Coverage of domestic partner available?No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)80
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave40
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?Yes
Other Benefits (please describe): 3 hours/week dissertation release time

*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

Initial Post-Internship Positions

(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)

2016-2020
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts9
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree0
PDEP
Community mental health center00
Federally qualified health center00
Independent primary care facility/clinic10
University counseling center 00
Veterans Affairs medical center 00
Military health center 00
Academic health center 50
Other medical center or hospital 00
Psychiatric hospital 00
Academic university/department00
Community college or other teaching setting00
Independent research institution00
Correctional facility00
School district/system01
Independent practice setting20
Not currently employed00
Changed to another field00
Other00
Unknown00

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.