Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Internship Program Admissions

Date program tables are updated: 08/15/2017

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

The University of Florida Health Science Center Internship offers excellent training in general psychology skills in addition to three Major areas of Study: Child/Pediatric Psychology, Health/Medical Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology. Our faculty members are committed to help interns become competent professionals, confident in their clinical skills, and their professional identity as a psychologist. We are looking for applicants who are committed to working in the Academic Health Science Center setting with an interest in providing care to diverse patient populations.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at the time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:

  • Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours: NO
  • Total Direct Assessment Hours: NO

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

No minimum requirements.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/ Salary for Full-time Interns $ 26,000
Annual Stipend/ Salary for Half-time Interns None
Program provides access to medical insurance for Intern? YES
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Trainee contribution to cost required? YES
Coverage of family members available? YES
Coverage of legally married partner available? YES
Coverage of domestic partner available? YES
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 120
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 80
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave? YES
Other Benefits (Please Describe): N/A

*NOTE: Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.

Initial Post-Internship Positions (Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)

Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 43
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their program/are completing doctoral degree 1
PD* — EP*
Community mental health center 0—0
Federally qualified health center 0—0
Independent Primary Care Facility/ Clinic 0—0
University Counseling Center 0—0
Veterans Affairs Medical Center 6—0
Military Health Center 0—0
Academic Health Center 18—0
Other Medical Center or Hospital 12—1
Psychiatric Hospital 0—0
Academic University/ Department 2—0
Community college or other teaching settings 0—0
Independent Research Institution 0—0
Correctional Facility 0—0
School District/ System 0—0
Independent Practice Setting 2—0
Not currently employed 1—0
Changed to another field 0—0
Other 0—0
Unknown 0—0

*Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP”= Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.