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ERIC Number: ED345135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 210
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55959-004-1
A Guide to Obtaining a Psychology Internship.
Megargee, Edwin J.
This is a guidebook written to help graduate students in clinical psychology from a variety of programs obtain internships at training programs across the country. Chapter 1 discloses the politics and power relationship among internship training directors, university faculties, and internship applicants, and describes how they influence guidelines and internship selection strategies. Chapter 2 gives students an overview and timetable of what they must do to identify the internships that best meet their needs and to prepare successful applications. Chapter 3 helps students determine their individual professional and personal priorities and use these factors to choose internships. Chapter 4 advises students on how to obtain information about the internships of interest. Four steps in preparing a professional resume or curriculum vitae (CV) for internship applications are explained in chapter 5 and chapter 6 gives advice on submitting forms. A sample CV is provided. Chapter 7 gives advice on travel, especially on how to reduce transportation and hotel costs. Chapter 8 describes in detail effective interviewing. Lists of questions asked by and of interviewers are provided. Finally, chapter 9 explains how to negotiate with internships honestly and effectively during the "end game" prior to selection and analyzes the strategies involved in Uniform Notification and Computer Matching procedures. (NB)
Accelerated Development Inc., 3400 Kilgore Ave., Muncie, IN 47304-4896 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A