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Internship Application and Selection Process

The internship year begins August 1st and ends July 31st of the following year. Interns will complete 2000 hours of supervised experience during this period of time.

Application Procedure

We participate in the National Matching Services Program (NMS). Interested applicants must obtain an Applicant Agreement Package from NMS and register for the Match in order to be eligible to match to our program. You can request an Applicant Agreement package from NMS through the Matching Program web site at or by contacting NMS at either address below:

National Matching Services Inc.
P.O. Box 1208
Lewiston, NY 14092-8208
Phone: 716-282-4013
FAX: 716-282-0611

National Matching Services Inc.
20 Holly Street, Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M4S 3B1
Phone 416-977-3431
Fax 416-977-5020

The application process will occur on-line. All materials will be uploaded via the applicant portal on the APPIC website. We will not accept any paper materials. All materials must be available for review on-line by our due date of:

Friday, November 3, 2023

Materials to submit include:

  • Completed AAPI. (Accessed at
  • Current vita
  • Official transcripts of all graduate work which you will send to the APPI Online service
  • Three letters of reference. At least two of which must be from clinical supervisors who are familiar with your counseling/therapy skills. References should reflect your most recent work if possible.

Selection Process

There are five positions available in the internship class, none pre‑allocated. An Intern Selection Committee, which includes the Director of Training, and selected senior staff members, review and evaluate applications. Interns assist in the interview process. Approximately 30 applicants will be asked to interview during the months of December and January. All interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant prior to Uniform Notification Day.

Appointments of applicants to internship positions are contingent upon the applicants satisfying certain eligibility requirements. A criminal background check will be performed and clearance is required in order to be employed.