Pre-Doctoral Psychology Externship in University Mental Health at
CPS offers a nine-month pre-doctoral externship at both our Rose Hill and
Externs will receive 1 hour of weekly individual supervision with a staff psychologist, and will be provided with additional supervision for co-leading groups and developing/implementing outreach activities. The externship also includes a weekly four-hour formal training component that consists of a case conference, a case formulation/disposition meeting, a seminar on psychotherapy theory and process, and a staff meeting.Externs will receive an additional hour of individual supervision with a pre-doctoral intern during the spring semester.
We accept doctoral students from APA-accredited programs in clinical, school, and counseling psychology. Preference will be given to students with at least one year of clinical experience and/or who have worked previously in a college setting. Completed applications, which include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript (unofficial is fine), and two letters of recommendation, should be emailed to the email addresses below. If it is not possible to email recommendation letters, please send paper copies to the postal address below.
If you are interested in an externship at only the Rose Hill campus, OR if you are open to either the Lincoln Center or Rose Hill campus, please send your application materials to:
Rachel Nilsen, Ph.D.
Counseling and Psychological Services
441 East Fordham Road
O'Hare Hall Basement
If you are only interested in an externship at the Lincoln Center campus, please send your application materials to:
Jessica del Vita, Psy.D.
Counseling and Psycholocgical Services
155 West 60 Street
New York, NY 10023
Applications for 2014-15 wll be received beginning in January, 2014, in compliance with the New York State Psychological Association guidelines. For more information on the NYSPA guidelines, please go to http://nyspa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=845&Itemid=711. Questions about the externship should be directed to either Dr. del Vita (212 636 6225) or Dr. Nilsen (718 817 3725).