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, exact dates are provided at orientation.

Annual Schedule

Example annual schedule for MU SCS Health Service Psychology Doctoral Internship

Date(s) Description
August 1 - 19 Orientation
August 22 Fall Term Begins
November 24 - 25 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 5 - 9 Finals Week
December 12 - 23 December Training
December 24 - January 1 Winter Break
January 2 - 20 Winter Term
January 9 - 13  Internship Interview Weeks
January 23 Spring Term Begins
March 20 - 24 Spring Break
May 8 - 12 Finals Week
May 17 - 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
13 hours Individual Therapy
2 hours Group Therapy
18 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
1.5 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 Training
1.5 hours Clinical Staff Meeting
1 hour 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