Internship In Health Service Psychology  

Doctoral Internship

The Sam Houston State University Counseling Center offers a twelve-month, 2000 hour doctoral internship in health service psychology open to counseling and clinical psychology doctoral candidates. There will be 2 internship positions available each year. These are full-time, paid positions offered solely through the APPIC Match. The internship year begins on the first Monday of August and ends one calendar year later. If after reading these materials you have questions about the internship, please e-mail Dr. Diane Stoebner-May, Training Director.

Accreditation Status

The Sam Houston State University Counseling Center Psychology internship is not accredited by the American Psychological Association. Questions related to the program’s accreditation status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 Email:

APPIC Membership Status

The Sam Houston State University Counseling Center Psychology Internship is not a member of APPIC at this time.

Internship Dates, Salary, and Benefits

Salary: The internship appointment period is from August 6, 2018 to August 6, 2019, and carries a stipend of $25,000 for 12 months. Interns receive their salary in monthly increments on the first working day of each month. Interns are full-time (40 hours per week), benefits-eligible university employees. Interns are provided with the same basic benefits as other Sam Houston State University staff that include health insurance, paid sick leave and vacations, university holidays (approximately 15 days annually), free access to fitness center, and use of the library. Interns may also be approved for Professional Development Time by request, for dissertation preparation or defense, EPPP, job interviews and professional conferences. For more information on SHSU staff benefits, please visit: