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 vita.
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:
Miami Children’s Hospital
Psychology Internship Program
Department of Psychiatry
Attn: Dr. Rose Alvarez-Salvat
3100 S.W. 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
The Miami Children’s Hospital Psychology Internship Program is approved 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) 336-6123 TDD
iii. Email Contact
E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application materials must be received by November 15th. Applications are reviewed by members of the Psychology Internship Selection Committee and invitations to attend an Open House are extended by December 15th. 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 early 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. Applicants no longer under consideration are notified in writing or by phone at least one week prior to selection day. Interns are selected according to the procedures set forth by APPIC. Written confirmation of acceptance is provided.
E. Intern Selection Timeline
November 15, 2013 All application materials due
December 16, 2013 Invitations to attend open house issued
January 13 and 14 2014 Open House dates
February 5 2014 Rank order list submitted