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Predoctoral Intern

Carnegie Mellon University

Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range

Position Description
The training program is for a full calendar year (August through July) and interns must be able to commit 37.5 hours a week to this training program; approximately 50% of this time is direct service. CAPS will provide 2 hours of weekly individual supervision, 1 hour of didactic or case consultation, and 1 hour of group discussion/supervision.

Treatment Philosophy:
At CAPS we practice session-limited psychotherapy utilizing a foundational orientation focused on the depth of human experience. This foundation is based on developmental and psychodynamic theories of human experience and treatment. Given our treatment philosophy, the predoctoral intern can expect supervision to be depth oriented, dynamic, and relational.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified candidates who can contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
Must be enrolled in a Counseling or Clinical Psychology doctoral program at an accredited educational institution.

Desired Qualifications
Previous university counseling experience is desired

University Description
Carnegie Mellon is a highly selective university with 6,204 undergraduate and 6,290 graduate students in the colleges of Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Policy & Information Systems, and Science. The university community is comprised of highly motivated students, faculty and staff that share a commitment to intellectual and artistic excellence, rigor, and personal aspiration. For more information about Carnegie Mellon University and Counseling & Psychological Services, visit our websites at http://www.cmu.edu and http://www.studentaffairs.cmu.edu/counseling/.

Region Description
The Greater Pittsburgh region is comprised of 1.3 million people situated at the confluence of two major river systems in Western Pennsylvania. Ranked America’s Most Liveable City by The Economist (2011), Pittsburgh is a vibrant and diverse community that has evolved from its industrial past to become a focus of culture for the region. It retains its character and history, while emerging as a leader in cultural and intellectual innovation.

Required Application Materials
We are participating in the APPIC match as non-members for the upcoming year. Please follow APPIC guidelines for submission of application materials

Application Deadline
Priority will be given to applications submitted by November 15th.

Starting Date
August 2014

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