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Internship Program Admissions

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:
The UGA CAPS Doctoral Internship Program currently offers two full-time internship positions. Students interested in applying should submit an online application through the APPIC website ( using the APPIC Application for Psychology Internships (AAPI).
A complete application consists of the following materials:

  1. A completed online AAPI.

  2. Cover letter (as part of AAPI).

  3. A current Curriculum Vitae (as part of AAPI).

  4. Three Standard Reference Forms, two of which must be from persons who have directly supervised the applicant’s clinical work (as part of AAPI). Please note that UGA CAPS will not review more than three references.

  5. Official transcripts of all graduate coursework.

To be considered for the internship program, all application materials must be received by the date noted in the current APPIC directory listing. Applicants are required to have a master’s degree and to have passed their comprehensive exams by the ranking deadline for the National Match.
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 HoursYesNoAmount: 450
Total Direct Contact Assessment HoursNoNoAmount: N/A
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:UGA CAPS will base its selection process on the entire application package as listed above. Applicants who meet the following qualifications prior to beginning internship are considered preferred:

  1. A minimum of 250 intervention hours.

  2. Dissertation proposal approved.

  3. Some experience or special interest in working with college populations.

  4. Current enrollment and good standing in an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $37,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time InternsN/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?YesNo
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Trainee contribution to cost required?YesNo
Coverage of family member(s) available?YesNo
Coverage of legally married partner available?YesNo
Coverage of domestic partner available?YesNo
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)120
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 80
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? YesNo
Other Benefits (please describe):Additional professional leave time
*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

Initial Post-Internship Positions

Total # of interns who were in the cohorts2
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree1
Academic teaching
Community mental health center
University Counseling Center
Hospital/Medical Center
Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Psychiatric facility
Correctional facility
Health maintenance organization
School district/system
Independent practice setting1
Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position.