Doctorial 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 the following:

  • All course work necessary for the title of doctoral candidate including comprehensive exams by the start of internship, which is August 3rd, 2021
  • Acceptance of dissertation proposal by dissertation committee no later than the APPIC match ranking date
  • A minimum of 500 cumulative supervised hours in direct clinical service as defined by APPIC criteria no later than the APPIC match ranking date
  • At least 400 direct therapy hours (with no less than 300 accrued during the doctoral program, with at least 200 hours accrued with adults and adolescents) no later than the APPIC match ranking date

Preferred qualifications

The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services seeks individuals who are team players, have strong 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.