Application procedures
Predoctoral internship applicants apply by completing the APPIC Application for Psychology Internships. Applicants must submit a copy of the APPIC application form, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the track that best suits their training and professional goals: adult clinical/behavioral medicine, child clinical/pediatric psychology or neuropsychology.

The application deadline is Nov. 15, 2017.

APPIC match
The predoctoral internship participates in the APPIC match and complies with all APPIC policies. Visit APPIC for a comprehensive overview of the application and matching process. Applicants use the APPIC Internship Matching Program, operated by National Matching Services, Inc. to rank potential internship sites. We recommended that all internship applicants subscribe to the APPIC Match-News List as early as possible in this process.

APPIC code numbers for Geisinger:

  • 153012 Child clinical/pediatric psychology track
  • 153013 Adult clinical/health psychology track
  • 153014 Neuropsychology track 

Selection procedures
Preference is given to applicants who meet four admission criteria:

  • Enrolled in an APA-approved doctoral training program
  • At least three years of full-time graduate level training (four years preferred)
  • Passed the comprehensive or qualifying exam by the application deadline
  • Approved dissertation proposal by application deadline

All qualified applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, religion, or national origin are encouraged to apply.

Once applications are reviewed, a selected number of individuals are invited to attend in person interview days scheduled between December and January. This is an opportunity for applicants to learn more about the program, meet with faculty and current fellows, and visit the training sites. Applicants will be informed about selection for interviews by approximately Dec. 15.

This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant. For more information on APPIC policies, visit:

Geisinger's internship program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Commission on Accreditation can be contacted at:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First St, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
TDD/TTY: 202-336-6123
Fax: 202-336-5978
Email (general questions)

The internship year begins during the third week of June and ends June 30 of the following year.


Contact us

Send application materials to:
Christine Chew, PhD
Co-Director of Psychology Training
Child Clinical/Pediatric Psychology
Geisinger Medical Center
100 N. Academy Ave.
Danville, PA 17822-1335

Laura K. Campbell, PhD
Co-Director of Training
Neuropsychology, Adult Clinical Psychology & Behavioral Medicine
Geisinger Medical Center
100 N. Academy Ave.
Danville, PA 17822-1335