For the fifth consecutive year, all of Marquette’s Department of Psychology candidates for predoctoral internships matched with internship positions.
Over the past five years, all 32 Marquette students who sought internships were matched. Nationally, the average is about 80 percent.
The Clinical Internship is the final step in the training of students seeking a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Interns spend a year receiving intensive supervised experience doing clinical work and research at medical centers, universities, and other health care institutions across the United States.
“It is a highly competitive process, and we are very proud of our 100 percent match rate,” said Dr. John Grych, chair of the Psychology Department. “Our students consistently match at some of the most highly respected sites in the country, which puts them in an excellent position to launch their careers.”
Matches of predoctoral psychology students with suitable internships and fellowships across the United States are made through the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. Under the APPIC program, applicants apply directly to the internship program in which they are interested.
Interviews are conducted, and each applicant then submits a rank order list of his/her desired programs. The matching program places applicants into positions based on the preferences stated in the rank order lists.