Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data


Internship Program Admissions
Date Program Tables are updated: September 1, 2023        
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 Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services' doctoral internship in professional psychology seeks to provide a broadly based scholar-practitioner program for this capstone year of graduate training in clinical or counseling psychology. The multicultural, multi-disciplinary and multi-theoretical staff members at CAPS are enthusiastic about being supervisors and mentors. Services provided by CAPS fall into three main categories: clinical, outreach/consultation, and training.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:        
Total Direct Contact Intervention HoursN(Y)350        
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours(N)YAmount: N/A        
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:        
  • Disssertation proposal must be completed by the ranking deadline.


Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*  
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns 36,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time InternsN/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?(Yes)No
If access to medical insurance is provided: 
Trainee contribution to cost required?(Yes)No
Coverage of family member(s) available?(Yes)No
Coverage of legally married partner available? - Under Other Qualified Adult(Yes)No
Coverage of domestic partner available?(Yes)No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)8 days / (480 hrs)
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 7 / (420 hrs)
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)No

Other Benefits:

  • Location in vibrant town for the arts and athletics. No after hours on-call required. 10 Paid Holidays  


Initial Post-Internship Positions  
(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)  
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts        11
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree        2
Community mental health center00
Federally qualified health center00
Independent primary care facility/clinic00
University counseling center 11
Veterans Affairs medical center 00
Military health center 00
Academic health center 00
Other medical center or hospital 00
Psychiatric hospital 00
Academic university/department01
Community college or other teaching setting00
Independent research institution00
Correctional facility00
School district/system00
Independent practice setting42
Not currently employed00
Changed to another field00
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.

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