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Application procedures
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, 2019.

APPIC match
The 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:

  • 153011 Pediatric integrated primary care track
  • 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 strongly encouraged to apply.

Interview
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 interns, 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: http://www.appic.org.

Internship
Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
202-336-5979
apaaccred@apa.org
Website

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

Outcomes
As of 2017, the following standardized tables of admission, support and initial placement data are required for all APA-accredited internship program websites. The Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program tables are updated annually.

Contact us

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

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