The Predoctoral Internship in Pediatric and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology encourages people seeking intensive broad- and evidence-based clinical training in pediatric psychology, pediatric neuropsychology or clinical child and adolescent psychology to apply.
Visit the Texas Child Study Center website for a complete overview of the internship training activities, curriculum, policies, eligibility, salary, benefits and application and selection procedures.
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.
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. In-person interviews are required for applicants to be considered and will be held between the last two weeks of December and the first two weeks of January.