Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Psychology Internship Program

Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral degree program in clinical, counseling or health psychology. In our selection of interns, we look for applicants with strong clinical skills, training in evidence-based practice and experience providing services within a medical setting. Required selection criteria include a minimum of three years of training in Ph.D. or Psy.D. program and a minimum of 475 hours of supervised practicum (intervention and assessment combined) experience. Applications are made through the AAPI which can be found at Enrollment in an APA accredited program is preferred. To assess the fit between an applicant and our training, consideration is given to strength of the application materials and interview.

ChristianaCare actively supports equality of educational opportunity and is firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination. ChristianaCare values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, creed, religion, veteran status, age, pregnancy, citizenship status, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law, in admission to, or employment in, its programs and activities.

A criminal background check, current immunizations (including COVID vaccine), and drug screen are required. Applicants who match to our program but do not successfully pass these background checks or fail to obtain required vaccinations may be dismissed from the internship. Please contact the Training Director if you have questions about the drug screen or background checks.

Applicants must apply to our tracks using the separate National Matching Service program numbers below. Applicants may apply to no more than two tracks.

240411 – Heart and Vascular Health
240412 – Neuropsychology Assessment
240413 – Psycho-oncology
240414 – Women’s Emotional Wellness

Three letters of recommendation are required. No other supplemental materials are required.

Notifications of application status and invitation for interviews will occur by email, by December 15th.

This internship agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

ChristianaCare’s Internship is an APPIC member program. ChristianaCare’s Psychology Internship is accredited on contingency by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.

Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: