The Psychology Internship Marketplace Today

Mary A. Eggert, Philip R. Laughlin, Robert R. Hutzell, James M. Stedman, Kenneth S. Solway, Christine H. Carrington

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Abstract

The most recent comprehensive information about internships in professional psychology was based on data from the 1979-1980 training year. To update this information, we collected data about internships from the 371 members of the Association of Psychology Internship Centers for the 1984-1985 training year. We examined the number of internship positions, current stipend levels, types and breadth of major supervised training experiences, types of academic programs from which applicants would be considered, number of staff, number of intern applications, and sources of internship funding. We found differences by APA approval status, geographical region, and type of internship setting. It appears that the marketplace for interns has expanded and that APA approval of both academic programs and internship sites continues to play a significant role in the process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-171
Number of pages7
JournalProfessional Psychology: Research and Practice
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 1987

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Eggert, M. A., Laughlin, P. R., Hutzell, R. R., Stedman, J. M., Solway, K. S., & Carrington, C. H. (1987). The Psychology Internship Marketplace Today. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 18(2), 165-171. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7028.18.2.165