Intern Schedule

The MU SCS Doctoral Psychology Internship begins August 1 and ends July 31.

The following will provide you a sample of internship schedules; dates will vary year to year.

Annual Schedule

Sample annual schedule for MU SCS Doctoral Psychology Internship
Date(s) Description
August 1 - 24 Orientation
August 27 Fall Term Begins
November 22 - 23 Thanksgiving
December 10 - 14 Finals Week
December 17 - 21 December Training
December 24 - January 1 Winter Break
January 2 - 25 Winter Term
January 7 - 11 Internship Interview Week
January 27 Spring Term Begins
March 25 - 31 Spring Break
May 13 - 17 Finals Week
May 20 - August 8 Summer Terms I - IV
July 17 - 30  Transition to New Intern Class

Weekly Schedule

Direct Service

Number of Hours per Week Description
3 hours Initial Consultations/Specialty Assessments
12 hours Individual Therapy
2 hours Group Therapy
17 hours Total Direct Service
Hours vary Emergency/Consultation

Supervision

Number of Hours per Week Description
2 hours Individual Supervision
2 hours (every other week) Group Supervision of Individual Therapy
1 hour (every other week) Group Supervision of Group Therapy
2 hours Group Supervision of Supervision (fall)
2 hours Intern Supervision of Trainee (fall)
[2-4 hours] [Teaching/Supervision of Teaching - if relevant]

Training

Number of Hours per Week Description
2 hours Intern Modules
2 hours Assessment Seminar (spring)
2 hours Professional Development
1.5 hours Clinical Staff Meeting
1.5 hours Senior Staff Meeting (Interns rotate)
1 hour Intern Meeting with Training Director

Other

Number of Hours per Week Description
as arranged Dissertation, Job Search, Research
average 1 hour per week Outreach and Programming
4-5 hours Paperwork, Preparation

Total Time: Approximately 40-45 Hours