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Doctoral Internship

Welcome to our APA Accredited Doctoral Internship Program in Health Service Psychology at the UNC Counseling Center! We are now welcoming applications for the 2019-2020 training year. The application deadline is November 6, 2020. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds.

This full-time, 2000-hour Doctoral Internship program is designed to provide a broad-based professional training experience in the range of activities carried out by psychologists in a university counseling center. This internship is designed for doctoral candidates who will have completed their practicum requirements and who are at the pre-doctoral level of training.

Accreditation Status

The Doctoral Internship program at the Counseling Center is accredited by the American Psychological Association. Our internship program was a recipient of one of the APA Board of Educational Affairs internship grants in January 2013. This generous grant permitted us to expand our internship to three slots.

We abide by APA Accreditation Operation Procedures; if you need to contact the Commission on Accreditation, please call 202-336-5979 or write:

APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242


Our program participates in the APPIC Match (Program Code: 201111) and follows all APPIC Match policies. 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.


If you have any questions about our program or about the application process, please feel free to contact the Training Director, Dr. Renee Gilkey via email or by calling 970-351-2496.