Internship Admissions, Supports, and Initial Placement Data

This is a yearlong, fulltime, remunerated internship experience (2,000 hours) that begins on August 9, 2017 and concludes on August 8, 2018. In order to meet the requirements interns must engage in a forty hour week (average) that combines the provision of psychological services under supervision and other learning activities that support the internship experience.

Information about application and admissions, supports, and data about initial postinternship placement for the last three cohorts follows.

Internship Application/Admission Requirements

US Citizenship: Not required
Master's Degree: Not required
Comprehensive Exams Passed: By ranking deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: By ranking deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Total Direct Intervention: 450 hours required
Minimum Total Direct Assessment: Not required
Number of Years of Graduate Training: 3 (minimum)

Program Types Accepted

Clinical Psychology: Preferred
Counseling Psychology: Preferred
APA or CPA Accredited: Required
Ph.D. Degree: Preferred
Psy.D. Degree: Preferred
Ed.D. Degree: Acceptable if program is in counseling or clinical psychology

Preferred Experiences (advantageous, but not required)

Supervised college counseling expereicnes, prevention or early intervention experiences, teaching or providing clinical supervision, experiences working with diverse populations, multiingual competence.

Application Process: How to apply

The program uses the APPI: Yes
Additional documentation to include: current vita, graduate transcripts, references from clinical supervisors
Application due date: November 9, 2017
Interview notification date: December 15, 2017
Onsite interview: Not offered
Telephone interview: Required
Open house: For interviewed candidates (date TBA)
Preferred contact: Joseph E. Bernier, Ph.D. (jbernier@albany.edu)

Profile of Incoming and Outgoing Interns

2017-2018 (incoming)
2016-2017 (current)
Total number applied
32

91

Total number interviewed

20

38

Total number ranked

17

31

Number full-time interns

3

3

Successfully copmleted

N/A

3

Number from a Ph.D. program

3

2

Number from a Psy.D. program

0

1

Number from a counseling psychology program

3

1

Number from a clinical psychology program

0

2

Financial and Other Benefit Supports

Annual Stipend (Full time): $25,000
Access to Medical Insurance: Yes

    Intern contributes to cost of medical insurance: Yes
    Coverage of family available: Yes
    Coverage of legally married partner: Yes
    Coverage of domestic partner: Yes
Paid personal/vacation time: Accrued 1 day/month with payout for unused time
Paid sick leave: Accrued 1 day/month
Unapid leave (FML): Yes

Initial Postinternship Positions, Three Cohorts (2013-2015)

Total number of interns in three cohorts: 11
Total number who did nto seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing their degree: 2

Post-Doc Residency
Employed
Community mental health

1

Federally qualified health center

Independent primary care facility/clinic

University counseling center

3

2

Veterans Affairs medical center

Military health center

Academic health center

Other medical center or hospital

Psychiatric hospital

Academic/university department

Community college or other teaching setting

Independent research institution

Correctional facility

School district/system

1

Independent practice setting

2

Not currently employed

Changed to another field

Other

Unknown