Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Date Program Tables are updated: June 10th, 2024

Program Disclosures
Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values? __X__ Yes

_____ No

If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented:
Please refer to “Post-Match Employment Requirements at https://nv-pic.org/application-procedure/


Internship Program Admissions
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:
 NV-PIC requires that applicants are in good-standing and currently enrolled in a psychology doctoral program and have completed the following by the application deadline:

  1. A minimum of 400 doctoral intervention hours
  2. A minimum of 100 doctoral assessment hours
  3. A minimum of 5 integrated reports
  4. Successful dissertation proposal by the application deadline

NV-PIC also invites applicants who have some experience or special interest in working with underserved or diverse populations. In addition to the requirements noted above, NV-PIC takes into consideration the potential commitment or interest of any prospective intern to remain in Nevada following internship. Developing a strong behavioral health workforce is an important consideration for the state, and an interest in remaining in Nevada to join the workforce is considered a benefit in a potential intern.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours  Y Amount: 400
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours  Y Amount: 100
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
All interns who match to NV-PIC sites must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. NV- PIC does not sponsor work visas. Interns must successfully pass a fingerprint-based background check before beginning employment and must provide results from a tuberculosis (TB) screening test from the previous 12-months. Eligibility to work in the United States and the background check are collected only for interns who match with NV-PIC; these are not used to screen applicants.
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $40,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 120 Hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave N/A – NV-PIC provides 15 days (120 hours) of PTO total, inclusive of vacation and sick time.
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave? Yes
Other Benefits (please describe):

Health benefits, Paid Time Off, and professional leave are provided for all interns. Please see the APPIC directory and/or email the Training Director for information about additional benefits.

*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table


Initial Post-Internship Positions
(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts  5
Total # of interns who remain in training in the internship program  0
Academic teaching 0 0
Community mental health center 1 0
Consortium 0 0
University Counseling Center 0 0
Hospital/Medical Center 1 0
Veterans Affairs Health Care System 0 0
Psychiatric facility 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
Health maintenance organization 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 1 0
Psychiatric Facility – Forensic 1 1
Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.  For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.