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Position Title
Postdoctoral Intern

Santa Monica College

Psychological Services

Salary Range
$25,000 for 11-month period

Position Description
This postdoctoral position is for a psychology doctoral graduate who is seeking advanced training in providing psychological services in a community college. This position is full time (40 hours per week) with twenty hours specifically focused on working with students in one of the college’s special programs called the “Pico Promise.” This program is designed to support the low income, “at risk” youth in the neighborhood surrounding Santa Monica College. The start date is August 26, 2013. The end date is July 25, 2014. The duties include: providing brief individual counseling; initial intake interviews; crisis intervention; case management; consultation and outreach with students, faculty, and staff; possible supervision of practicum students; and other duties as assigned.

The postdoctoral position is designed to provide both generalist training and specialized experience working with a diverse population of community college students regarding a range of mental health and developmental concerns. The postdoctoral clinician is supervised by a licensed psychologist.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have completed a Ph.D or Psy.D in counseling or clinical psychology before the start of the contract. Previous experience working with “at risk” youth preferred.

Desired Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates from APA-accredited academic programs that have completed APA-accredited internships. The strongest applicants will demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in university or college counseling centers and student development.

University Description
Please see website www.smc.edu for more information.

Region Description
Please see website www.smc.edu for more information.

Required Application Materials
Please submit via e-mail a detailed cover letter, curriculum vita, and 3 current letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline
April 1, 2013

Starting Date
August 26, 2013

Send Applications To:
Sandra Lyons Rowe, Ph.D., Coordinator

Mailing Address
Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone Number
(310) 434-4503

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