Psychology Internship Program

UTHealth Doctoral Psychology Internship Program

The Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers an APA accredited 12-month full-time psychology doctoral internship program with 15 positions to graduate students in clinical, school, and counseling psychology with a stipend of $30,000 plus benefits. Our program provides broad, evidence-based clinical training with children, adolescents, and adults. It follows a scientist-practitioner training model, preparing interns for careers in a variety of clinical and academic settings. Clinical rotations include outpatient, inpatient, and community settings. Interns will become skilled in a wide-range of professional activities, such as individual, family and group therapy, psychological assessment and diagnosis, consultation and teaching, with diverse populations including severe mental illness. They will also be provided with research mentorship and are expected to be involved in research during their training. Applicants should have successfully proposed their dissertations before applying. Ideally applicants should have 500 intervention hours and 200 assessment hours.

Read the full program description in our Handbook.

Internship Admissions, Support and Initial Placement Data for the past 3 cohorts (2019-21) may be found here.

For the 2023-24 academic year (starting July 1, 2023), 15 intern positions are anticipated, with a stipend of $30,000 plus benefits.

The match ID number for our program is 229411. Applicants should apply through APPIC.

Application date for the 2023-24 class is November 1, 2022.

Interview dates for fall 2022 will be conducted remotely by video. Expected interview dates are December 2, 5, 9, 12, 16.