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Cover Letters

Cover letters outline why the site is a good fit for you and your professional goals – The fit is how well an internship program’s training opportunities match your interests, qualifications*, and career goals. FIT is the number one consideration in the internship application process (yes, according to research). The internship cover letter is different … Continue reading Cover Letters

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Essay 3: Diversity

APPIC Psychology Internship Application Essay 3 (Diversity) Essay 3: Please describe your experience and training in work with diverse populations. Your discussion should display explicitly the manner in which multicultural/diversity issues influence your clinical practice and case conceptualization. The reality is that most application reviewers do not really want you to answer the first part … Continue reading Essay 3: Diversity

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Essay 2: Theoretical Orientation

APPIC Essay 2 (Psychology Doctoral Internship) Essay 2: Please describe your theoretical orientation and how this influences your approach to case conceptualization and intervention.  You may use de-identified case material to illustrate your points if you choose.  I see Essay 2 as a persuasive essay - you are persuading the reader that you really believe in … Continue reading Essay 2: Theoretical Orientation