Clinical Training Program

The Women’s Center offers a clinical psychology internship and a multidisciplinary two-semester clinical externship program to students of any gender who are enrolled in masters or doctoral degree programs in clinical psychology, counseling, or social work for second-year students only.

Sessions & Applications Deadline

Internship/Externship Session Application Deadline

Spring/Summer Semester
(January - August)
Start Date - January 2nd

October 1st
Summer/Fall Semester
(May - December)
Start Date - May 1st
March 1st

Fall/Spring Semester
(September - April)
Start Date - September 1st
Masters Level Counseling, Social Work & MFT Students

March 1st

Fall/Spring Semester
Start Date - September 1st
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Students

 February 1st

Pictured: Students of the Clinical Training Program, Spring 2020

The Clinical Psychology Internship Program requires 40 hours per week and the Externship/Internship (Master’s level for Counseling, Marriage & Family, Social Work and Doctoral level for Clinical Psychology) requires 16-20 hours per week.

Note that  we accept Practicum students only if they have previous clinical experience. 

How to Apply

Required Materials


Cover Letter (with intended start date)

One Letter of Recommendation from a Professor

Two letters of Recommendation from Supervisors

Send Required Materials To

Clinical Training Manager

133 Park Street, NE, Vienna, VA 22180

Phone: 703-281-4928, #444


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