Updated: August 1, 2020
Applicants must complete a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited program as well as an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral internship. All prerequisites must be met prior to the start of the fellowship year. If you have not defended your dissertation, please include a letter from your dissertation chair or faculty advisor that confirms anticipated completion prior to the start of fellowship. If your dissertation has been defended, please include the date of defense in your CV or cover letter.
Financial Support and Other Benefits
|Annual Salary for Full-Time Fellows||$54,080|
|Annual Salary for Part-Time Fellows||N/A|
|Medical Insurance Provided?||Yes|
|Cost to Fellow?||No|
|Coverage for Family Member(s)?||Yes|
|Coverage for Legally Married Partners?||Yes|
|Coverage for Domestic Partners?||Yes|
|Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO)||Up to 208 hours|
|Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave||Included in PTO|
|Extended Personal Leave||Yes|
Fellows can accrue up to eight hours of PTO per pay period (maximum of 208 hours per year), which includes time off for vacations, sick days, holidays and educational leave.
Holidays observed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (and the Friday after), and Christmas Day.
Educational leave includes interviews for licensing exams, employment opportunities, conferences, and other approved educational activities. Fellows are also eligible to take up to three days of paid bereavement leave per year and receive paid time off for Jury Duty. Extended unpaid leave for personal reasons (e.g., medical conditions and/or family needs) can be arranged.
Other benefits available include dental and vision plans, a 403(b) savings plan, a flexible spending account, an employee assistance program, and employee discounts at a variety of businesses, including childcare, theme parks, hotels, car rentals, area attractions, and businesses.
Outcome Data: Initial Post-Fellowship Positions (2017 – 2019)
- Total # of fellows in past 3 cohorts: 6
- Total # of fellows currently employed: 6
|Community mental health center||0|
|Federally qualified health center||0|
|Independent primary care facility/clinic||1|
|University counseling center||0|
|Veterans Affairs medical center||0|
|Military health center||0|
|Academic health center||2|
|Other medical center or hospital||2|
|Community college or other teaching setting||0|
|Independent research institution||0|
|Independent practice setting||0|
|Not currently employed||0|
|Changed to another field||0|