Ten days are allowed for vacation, illness, or professional development, with 12 or more days of holiday leave time. Interns cannot use unspent leave time to leave internship prior to the end of June. Interns are expected to deaprt the internship on June 30. All leave time must be approved by the Training Director.
Interns may use all university and school facilities available for students (i.e. libraries, computer facilities, recreational facilities, etc.). Prepaid medical and legal insurance are provided.
Interns are required to purchase their own malpractice/professional liability insurance.
Background check is required before matriculation.
Five-year Profile of Program Interns (2007 - 2012)
- Average number of completed applications: 94
- Average number accepted: 5
- Gender characteristics:
- Females 72%
- Males 28%
- Typical ethnic minority representation over five years: 22%
Doctoral Programs Recently Represented in Internship Cohorts (2007 - 2012)
- Argosy University
- Chicago SOPP
- Florida Institute of Technology
- Forest Institute
- James Madison University
- Kent State University
- Ohio University
- Nova Southeastern University
- Pacific Graduate School
- Spalding University
- Wright State University
- University of Cincinnati
- University of Indianapolis
- University of Miami
- University of Toledo
- VA Commonwealth
Application and Interview Requirements
Candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program in clinical, counseling, school psychology, or combined professional psychology. Enrollment in an APA accredited doctoral program is required. All formal coursework and comprehensive exams for the doctorate must be completed. Applicants are encouraged to have completed at least 1,000 practicum hours, which includes 500 hours of psychotherapy and 75 hours of psychological assessment.
The internship program interviews the final pool of candidates in the first two Wednesdays of January. You will be contacted for an interview if you are in this final pool by mid to the 15th of December. Phone interviews will be granted for extenuating circumstances that prohibit a personal visit. The WSU-SOPP internship program is a member in good standing of Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and adheres to all of its guidelines regarding application, interviewing, and notification procedures. The WSU-SOPP will participate in the Match program conducted by the National Matching Services. Applicants must provide WSU-SOPP their Match Number prior to her/his scheduled interview. No person at WSU-SOPP will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any applicant prior to Match Day.
For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Janeece Warfield, Director of Internship Training, and/or
Ms. Stevie Woolf, Administrative Specialist