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e. GME - Psychology Internship

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D. Application Procedure

The Psychology Internship Program application process and allocation of funded internship positions is track specific. Each intern candidate must indicate on the application form or in the cover letter, which one of the training tracks they wish to apply for. The tracks are as follows: 1) the Pediatric Health Track (one funded position available), or 2) the Neuropsychology Track (one funded position available). Applicants may only apply to one track.

i. Application Materials

Applicants are requested to submit the following materials:

1. A cover letter describing the applicant’s background, the type of clinical experiences desired and the applicant’s expectations for competency at the end of the internship year.

2. APPIC Internship Application and documentation for participation in the APPIC matching process.

3. APPIC Academic Program’s Verification of Internship Eligibility and Readiness form.

4. A current vitae.

5. One comprehensive psychological evaluations reports.

6. One psychological treatment summary reports.

7. Graduate transcript.

8. Three letters of reference, two of which must be from clinical supervisors.

ii. Mailing Address

Application materials should be submitted electronically through the AAPI online application system. If necessary, they can also be mailed to:

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Psychology Internship Program
Division of Psychology
Attn: Dr. Rose Alvarez-Salvat
3100 S.W. 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

The Miami Children's Health System/Nicklaus Children's Hospital Psychology Internship Program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation (CoA) of the American Psychological Association. The contact information for the CoA is:


750 First Street, NE

Washington, DC 20002-4242

(202) 336-5979

(202) 336-6123 TDD

iii. Email Contact


E-mail contact:

Application materials must be received by November 14th. Applications are reviewed by members of the Psychology Internship Selection Committee and invitations to attend an Open House are extended by December 19th. Applicants who have clinical training and experience relevant to work in the areas of pediatric health psychology, and /or clinical neuropsychology will be invited to attend the Open House. Open House attendance is encouraged. The Open House is held in mid January. Telephone interviews may be conducted in lieu of Open House interviews when necessary. During the Open House, candidates have the opportunity for a general orientation to the program, as well as personal interviews with internship faculty and current interns.  Applicants are ranked and preliminary decisions concerning selection are made following the interviews. Interns are selected according to the procedures set forth by APPIC.   Written confirmation of acceptance is provided.

E. Intern Selection Timeline

November 14, 2014                   All application materials due

December 19, 2014                   Invitations to attend open house issued

January 19 and 20, 2015            Open House dates

February 5, 2015                        Rank order list submitted