Professional Training

We train Post-Doctoral Fellows, graduate externs, and undergraduate students in psychology and other mental health disciplines. Fellowships, internships, and externships occur throughout the year, including academic year and summer-only experiences.

We also provide training to licensed mental health professionals, teachers, and speech language pathologists who work in our selective mutism intensive treatment programs.

We receive applications on an ongoing basis for:

  • Mentors for WeSpeak
  • Counselors for Mighty Mouth Kids Camp
  • Summer Internships

Our July – June Graduate & Post-Graduate Training positions are as follows:

  • Post-doctoral Fellowships in Clinical Psychology (Our 2018-2019 positions are filled. Applications for 2019-2020 will open fall  2018.)  Click for description.
  • Clinical Psychology Externships (Our 2018-2019 positions are filled. Applications for 2019-2020 will open January 2018Click for description.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

To apply for a graduate or post-graduate training position please:

  1. Send your CV and a cover letter of intent specifying your inclusive dates of availability by email to training@kurtzpsychology.com
  2. Have two letters of reference sent directly via email to us. We prefer recommendation letters from professionals who know you in a clinical or training context.
  3. Send a de-identified  case report, including case conceptualization, rationale for treatment, interventions provided, and treatment course. Please indicate what you would do differently next time with a similar case and why.

To apply for a volunteer mentor or counselor positions please:

  1. Send your resume and a cover letter of intent specifying your inclusive dates of availability by email to training@kurtzpsychology.com
  2. Have a letter of reference sent directly via email to us. We prefer and prioritize letters sent from supervisors in clinical contexts.

To apply for an undergraduate summer internship position: Kurtz Psychology hosts a limited number of undergraduates for summer internships. The summer 2018 internship starts June 4, 2018, ending August 17, 2018, with the end of our summer Mighty Mouth Kids Camp program. This internship is designed primarily for advanced undergraduates as a pre-professional mental health training experience in research and clinical behavioral interventions. Interns participate in our didactic trainings and seminars. Interns are assigned a mentor and expected to propose a research project to be worked on during the summer. Interns also are actively involved as counselors and mentors in our flagship selective mutism programs – Mighty Mouth Kids Camp and WeSpeak, as well as being heavily involved in the day-to-day work of our practice. Interns will routinely be able to observe live treatment sessions of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). To apply, please:

  1. Send your resume and a cover letter of intent confirming your availability for June 4 – August 17, 2018 by email to training@kurtzpsychology.com. Please elaborate on your professional goals at this point.
  2. Have two letters of reference sent directly via email to us. We prefer one of the two recommendation letters from a supervisor who know you in a clinical or training context and one from your college faculty mentor or a professor if you don’t have a specific mentor.
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