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Application Details

The Dell Medical School/Dell Children’s Medical Center Psychology Internship program encourages people seeking intensive broad- and evidence-based clinical training in pediatric psychology, pediatric neuropsychology or clinical child and adolescent psychology to apply.

Download the program’s brochure and admissions, support and outcomes data for additional details about the internship.

Eligibility Requirements

The program looks for the following qualifications in applicants:

  • Minimum of 1,000 combined doctoral assessment and intervention hours;
  • Dissertation proposal defended by the application due date;
  • Strong practicum experience working with children and adolescents, preferably within a medical setting;
  • Coursework in child development and/or developmental psychopathology;
  • Coursework and practicum work in cognitive behavioral therapy is strongly preferred;
  • For neuropsychology track applicants, coursework that conforms to Houston conference guidelines is preferred;
  • Enrolled in an American Psychological Association–accredited doctoral program in clinical, school or counseling psychology.

Application Process

A complete application consists of the following materials:

  • A completed AAPI Online application;
  • Curriculum vitae (as part of the AAPI Online application);
  • Official transcript(s) of all graduate work;
  • Three letters of recommendation, two of which must be from persons who have directly supervised your clinical work (as part of the AAPI Online application);
  • For pediatric neuropsychology track only: sample de-identified assessment report.

All application materials must be submitted through the AAPI Online portal and received by Nov. 1 in order to be considered.


Applicants invited to interview will be notified by email no later than the end of the second week of December. An interview is required for applicants to be considered. All interviews will be conducted virtually.