PSY-860: Introduction to the Predoctoral Internship

0 credit hours
This is a web-enhanced course offered during the Summer semester (June through August). In general, this class will provide an overview of the Predoctoral Internship Application process, including an orientation to the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), which is the national organizing body of the Predoctoral Internship experience in psychology. Specifically, this course will provide students with instruction on how to prepare for their predoctoral internship application by reviewing the APPIC web site and facilitating online discussions about assigned readings from Internships in Psychology: The APAGS Workbook for Writing Successful Applications and Finding the Right Match (2007-2008 Edition). In addition, students will complete their Personal Schedule of Tasks related to all steps involved in the application process, secure letters of recommendation, and complete all necessary writing of their autobiographic sketches, personal goals narrative, and the required application essays.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Doctoral Qualifying Exam