Doctoral internship candidate qualifications

Required qualifications for candidates

Applicants must have completed all the following formal requirements towards Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree candidacy in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and be in good standing (preferably APA accredited), including: 

  • All course work necessary for the title of doctoral candidate including comprehensive exams by the start of internship, which is August 1, 2022.   
  • Acceptance of dissertation proposal by dissertation committee no later than the APPIC match ranking date.  
  • A minimum of 400 cumulative supervised hours in direct clinical service as defined by APPIC criteria no later than the APPIC match ranking date.   
  • At least 320 direct therapy hours; with no less than 240 accrued during the doctoral program, with at least 128 hours accrued with adults & adolescents no later than the APPIC match ranking date. 

Preferred qualifications for candidates

The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services seeks individuals who are team players, have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, have solid communication skills, practice good self-care, are open to learning and value self-reflection as a tool for professional development. Preference will be given to applicants with experience administering intellectual and personality assessment measures and applicants with clinical experience working with the college student population.