How to Apply

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How to Apply

As a member of APPIC we will be using the current APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (AAPI) Form and will be participating in the APPIC matching program. The APPI  Form is available online.  The University of Maine Counseling Center Internship Program Code is 135611.  Applications are due November 1, 2022.

To participate in the APPIC matching program, you must be registered. If you have not already done so, you must obtain an Applicant Agreement Package from NMS and register for the matching program in order to be eligible to be matched to our program. You may request an Application Package from NMS through the Matching Program Website.

Applications should include a completed current AAPI Form, which contains information about your training hours/experience, official graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic and applied performance, essays and other important information.

All  information is submitted  through APPI Online. Upon receipt of your completed application, our Selection Committee will review your material. From this initial review, a selected pool of applicants will be invited for an interview either by Zoom or phone.  While we would prefer to meet candidates in-person, we no longer offer that options because of Center service demands and because  the cost required of applicants to make such trips is exorbitant and we believe it is not socially just to expect that of candidates.  Interviews are conducted during the first two weeks of January.   If invited to interview you will be notified no later than December 15.   Additional drop-in meetings will be scheduled to allow applicants to ask questions of current interns.  If you do want to visit the Counseling Center you are welcome to, but not until after our decision-making process is completed.  Please email the Training Director, Dr. Elwood, if you do want to visit.  If you have questions,  feel free to contact him about it via e-mail or by phone.

Any questions you have about the internship may be obtained by contacting:

University of Maine
Brent D. Elwood, Ph.D., Associate Director / Director of Training
Counseling Center
5721 Cutler Health Center
Orono, ME 04469-5721
(207) 581-1392

The Counseling Center follows all guidelines regarding notification procedures established by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. 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.

Please note:

The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, Room 101 Boudreau Hall Orono, ME 04469   Tel: 207.581.1226

Important Information: 

Formal employment offers are extended ONLY after 1) a candidate has matched with our site, and 2) has given permission for and passed a background check conducted by our University Police Department.  Information about this process is sent by the Department of Human Resources after the match is completed.  For more information about the policies that govern this background check please go to this link

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