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Student Medical & Counseling Clinic

Doctoral Internship

National Match Program Code: 173011
Ellensburg, Washington

Thank you for your interest in the Doctoral Internship program at Central Washington University (CWU). Your internship year is a crucial time period in your professional and personal life.


Update for Phase II Match Applicants:

We are currently seeking to fill two (2) positions for our 2017-2018 class.  Please noted the following regarding our Phase II Match processes.

  1. We will maintain our same minimum application criteria as outlined in our "Application Procedures" page (see link above)
  2. Applicants invited for an interview will be notified on Friday, March 3rd
  3. Interviews will take place March 6th through March 10th
  4. Interviews will be 30 minutes and be with the Training Director and one additional staff member
  5. Interviews will be either Skype or Phone, based on applicant's preference

Please also noted the following updates to our program:


  1. The Intern Stipend has been increased to $22,986 and will likely increase slightly during the 2017-2018 training year
  2. We are in the process of hiring a new psychologist
    • By the start of the next cohort of interns, we will have 3-4 licensed, supervising psychologists on staff
    • By January 2018, we should have 4-5 licensed psychologists on staff

The decision you are about to make regarding where you will spend that year is very important and often difficult to make. The Counseling Clinic's staff prepared this informational web page to help you with this process. Many of your questions will be answered by reading the sections below.

As you read through this material, think about those points that are still unclear. Ways to contact us for further clarification of your questions will be provided on the last page of this document.

The internship is an organized health service psychology training program that provides supervised experiences in all Counseling Clinic services and functions. The program is is accredited by American Psychological Association. Verification of the program's accreditation status can be obtained through the APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation at (202) 336-5979 or by writing to 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242.

The Counseling Clinic at CWU values the unique contribution of every staff member and recognizes the richness created when people from diverse backgrounds and experiences come together to work toward the common goals of serving our students and training future psychologists. As such, we encourage applications from intern candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds and particularly from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Central Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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