Internship admissions, support and initial placement data

Program table updates

Data last updated: September 1, 2023

Program disclosures

This internship program does not 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.

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.
  2. All course work necessary by the start of internship, August 1, 2024.
  3. Comprehensive exams by the application deadline of November 28, 2023.
  4. Acceptance of dissertation proposal by dissertation committee no later than the APPIC match ranking deadline (February 2, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST).
  5. A minimum of 250 cumulative supervised intervention hours as defined by APPIC criteria no later than October 1, 2023.
  6. At least 100 direct therapy hours accrued with adults & adolescents during the doctoral program under supervision no later than October 1, 2023.
  7. Minimum two years (training year = 9-12 months) of supervised therapy practicum experience before the start of the internship.
  8. A minimum of 25 cumulative supervised assessment hours as defined by APPIC criteria no later than December 1, 2022.
  9. Experience administering a minimum of 4 WAIS-IVs or WISCs by the application deadline.

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Experience administering comprehensive psychological assessments to clients in supervised practicum or work experiences and writing related integrated reports.
  2. Applicants with clinical experience working with the college student population.

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 $37,000
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) Also provide 5 days of professional development leave, 12 university holidays, and most often able to provide trainees with professional development funds (availability and yearly amount determined based on budget).

Initial Post-Internship Positions: 2020, 2021, and 2022 

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 2
Post-Doctoral Position and Employed Position by Setting
Setting Post-Doctoral Position Employed Position
Academic teaching 0 0
Community mental health center 1 0
Consortium 0 0
University counseling center 0 0
Hospital/medical Center 1 1
Veterans Affairs health care system 0 0
Psychiatric facility 0 0
Correctional facility 0 1
Health maintenance organization 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 0 2
Other 0 1