Internship Admissions, Support and Initial Placement Data

Psychology Internship Program

Intern Admissions, Support, and Placement Data

Date Program Tables are updated: August 31, 2023

Program Disclosures

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values Yes No X
If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented: N/A

Internship Program Admissions

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the
program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:
We encourage applications from applicants in APA-accredited doctoral graduate programs in clinical, health or counseling psychology. In our selection of interns, we look for applicants with strong clinical skills, training in evidence-based practice, interest in serving diverse populations and experience providing services within a medical or other multidisciplinary setting.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours: N Y Amount:
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours: N Y Amount:
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
Applicants should have total of 475 practicum hours of direct contact in intervention and assessment combined. Minimum of three years of training in Ph.D. or Psy.D. program required. Comprehensive exams must be passed, and dissertation proposal approved by the start of internship.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year


Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $40, 376
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes X No
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes X No
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes X No
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes X No
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes X No X
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 256 (32 days)
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave Included in PTO
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave? Yes X No
Other benefits (please describe):
Interns are eligible for prescription coverage, vision, dental, short-term disability, and life insurance. They are also eligible to participate in flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care. Interns gain full access to our extensive medical library, on-site gym, EAP and Provider Wellness programs. Interns also have access to offices, internet, laptops, and phones. Parking is free and a shuttle between Wilmington and Christiana Campuses is provided.

*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this

Initial Post-Internship Positions


Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 12
Total # of interns who who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 0
Academic teaching 0 1
Community mental health center 2 0
Consortium 0 0
University Counseling Center 0 0
Hospital/Medical Center 7 0
Veterans Affairs Health Care System 1 0
Psychiatric facility 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
Health maintenance organization 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 1 0
Other 0 0

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.