Doctoral Internship:

Applying for the Doctoral Internship at CSDC-UHM

Qualifications of Candidates

Candidates for the Doctoral Internship at the Counseling and Student Development Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa must be advanced doctoral candidates in Health Service Psychology. Courses in psychotherapy, assessment, career development, multicultural competence, and supervision are recommended. All candidates must have completed one year of practicum during which they provided individual psychotherapy. Your AAPI should document at least 500 intervention and assessment hours and a grand total of at least 1000 practicum hours. Completion of dissertation proposal prior to start of internship is preferred.


Application for the Doctoral Internship at CSDC-UHM follows the AAPI (APPIC Application for Psychology Internship) process which is available at the APPIC (Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers) website (

As part of the standard AAPI process, the following are required:

1. Letter: Letter of interest describing why you are applying for the Doctoral Internship in at CSDC-UHM. Your letter should address your experience and interest in providing counseling and psychotherapy for university students in a multicultural setting.

2. Transcripts: Official transcripts of all graduate coursework in psychology should be sent by the university. You might want to include photocopies of your transcript in case official transcripts are delayed.

3. Vita: Current vita including educational history, clinical/counseling experience, and a list of graduate courses taken to fulfill the requirements of your degree.

4. References: Three letters of reference from professionals who are familiar with your academic and clinical experience. At least one letter must be from a former clinical supervisor.

Deadline for completion of the entire AAPI application is, Friday, November 4, 2016.

The Doctoral Internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association:

Commission on Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 336-5979

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.

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.