(To search: select “Internships/Practica“under the Catalogue drop down menu)
The PRC has a collection of brochures and application packages from Canadian and US settings that offer internship and practica opportunities.
YorkU Clinical Practicum Website
This site provides information to assist students in the Clinical and Clinical-Developmental areas in the process of selecting a site for an external practicum.
The website is divided into 3 main sections:
• Academic requirements to consider
• Important information to keep in mind when considering a site
• Practicum sites and student reviews
Names and emails of students who recently did their practicam at each of the sites is also provided.
Graduate Internship Binder
Graduate students maintain the “Graduate Internship Binder” that is housed in the PRC. This binder can be used in the Centre to access information on internship and practica opportunities in the GTA.
As of February 2005 the Department became a Graduate Program Subscriber to APPIC. Check their website to access the current APPIC Directory (http://www.appic.org/Directory ) . The website also has useful resources on the Matching process, Training Resources, the Clearinghouse, etc.
The Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) is an educational, non-profit organization with the mission of enhancing internship and postdoctoral training programs in professional psychology. Members are independent agencies conducting or sponsoring internship or postdoctoral training programs, with over 700 programs represented. In 1999, APPIC developed the national computer match for internship placement and in 2000 developed the APPIC Application for Psychology Internships (AAPI).
The Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs (CCPPP) represents the various university-based psychology programs and psychology internship settings in Canada that train professional psychologists such as clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists, and clinical neuropsychologists, as well as, other branches of professional psychology.
We have printed copies of the Directory of Canadian Predoctoral Internships and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Professional Psychology and the online version (http://ccppp.ca/directory) can be obtained from their website. You will also be able to get additional resources on the application process, timelines, tips, etc.
The PRC has other directories and resources that may be useful. Please refer to the catalogue or come in to the PRC.
To get a Canadian perspective see the Canadian Psychological Association website. You will find resources like:
- CPA Graduate Guide – Description of Graduate Psychology Programmes in Canadian Universities
- Canadian Universities
- CPA Accredited Programs
American Psychological Association website provides both general and specific resources.