A complete application package will consist of the following:
- APPIC application form (APPI): The Psychology Internship Training Program at Duke University Medical Center requires a completed APPIC application form (APPI) which is available from the APPIC website. APPIC also includes an instruction manual on their website completing the APPI listing required elements for a complete application.
In addition to the completed APPI form, the following must be included:
- A cover letter indicating how our program will meet your training goals and interests, and specifying which track you are applying to (Adult Track or Child Track) and the concentration within the track. NOTE: It is important that Adult Psychology Track applicants apply to only one concentration within the Adult Psychology Track. Applicants to the Child Psychology Track may apply to more than one concentration within the Child Psychology Track if the rationale is clearly outlined in their cover letter. Applicants to the Child Clinical Trauma Concentration, Child Clinical Autism Concentration and the Child Pediatric Psychology Concentration should have some background or special interest in those concentrations as noted in the rotational descriptions listed on the Child Psychology Track page of this website.
- A current curriculum vitae
- Official graduate transcript(s)
- Letters of recommendation (please note that we require three letters of recommendation; however, applicants will not be penalized if they choose to provide more than three)
- Additional supplemental material required: One or both of the following de-identified supplemental materials (de-identified clinical work sample): 1) a treatment or case summary; 2) a psychological evaluation report.
Requirements for Internship Completion
Interns must successfully complete 12 months of full-time (2,000 hour) training experience to earn a certificate of completion. Successful completion is based on full attendance and passing evaluations of performance by supervisors and mentors in the Profession-Wide Competencies of Clinical Psychology. Duke University’s policies provide for equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and admission to all programs of the University.
Duke Internship Program Interview Days
January 6 and January 13, 2023 (half-day virtual interviews)
Applicants may be invited for an interview after a review of application materials. Notification of whether the applicant is being invited or not will be no later than December 15 through email. For those being invited for an interview, emails with more detailed information will be provided.