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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.

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.

Interviews

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.