Internship admissions, support and initial placement data

Program table updates

Date program tables are updated: 8/6/2021

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:

The University of Nevada, Reno currently offers 3 full-time internship positions. We base our selection process on the entire application package submitted through AAPI; however, applicants must complete the following required qualifications prior to the date specific therein:

  1. Current enrollment and good standing in an APA-accredited doctoral program (required Phase I)
  2. All course work necessary for the title of doctoral candidate including comprehensive exams by the start of internship
  3. Acceptance of dissertation proposal by dissertation committee no later than the APPIC match ranking date
  4. A minimum of 500 cumulative supervised hours in direct clinical service as defined by APPIC criteria no later than the APPIC match ranking date
  5. At least 400 direct therapy hours; with no less than 300 accrued during the doctoral program, with at least 200 hours accrued with adults no later than the APPIC match ranking date

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Experience administering intellectual and personality assessment measures
  2. Applicants with clinical experience working with the college student population

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:

Hours or Criteria Amount or Requirement
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours No
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours No

Financial and Other Benefit Support for the Upcoming Year

Financial and Other Benefits Provided

Financial or Other Benefit Amount or Benefit Provided
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $36,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 80
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? No
Other Benefits (please describe) Sick leave is considered a part of PTO. The total PTO provided by the internship is 248 hours annually, inclusive of sick, vacation, and other leave.

Initial Post-Internship Positions: 2017-2020

Initial Post-Internship Positions
Group Number
Total number of interns who were in the three cohorts 9
Total number of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 0
Post-Doctoral Position and Employed Position by Setting
Setting Post-Doctoral Position Employed Position
Academic teaching 0 0
Community mental health center 0 0
Consortium 0 0
University counseling center 4 0
Hospital/medical Center 0 0
Veterans Affairs health care system 0 0
Psychiatric facility 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
Health maintenance organization 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 5 0
Other 0 0