Dear Applicant:

Welcome to the website of the Clinical Psychology Internship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thank you for your interest!

If you wish to apply to our internship for the 2021-2022 year, please download and review our Brochure, complete the AAPI Online application (, including a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference. In your cover letter, please let us know which of our seven tracks are of interest to you. The due date for the application is November 1, 2020.  Please note that the 2020-2021 Brochure is now posted. The 2021-2022 Brochure will be posted by mid-to-late September. There will not be any major changes in the positions or range of clinical opportunities; the descriptions will be updated to include telehealth opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to review the 2021-2022 Brochure as well.  Applicants will be notified about their interview status by December 15, and full-day interviews will take place in January 2021, using a virtual format. As requested by APPIC, in-person interviews will not offered.

Seven tracks are being offered for 2021-2022: Behavioral Medicine-Transplant, Clinical Forensic, CIDD, Clinical Child-Pediatrics, Clinical Child-Community, TEACCH, and Women’s Mental Health.  Summary data about intern admissions, support, and post-internship placements will be posted by July 31.

We are very pleased that we are continuing to offer the Women’s Mental Health track. The Women’s Mental Health intern will focus on the mental health needs of women, with half of the training year in the inpatient and outpatient programs of the Women’s Mood Disorders program and the Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders. Please see the Brochure for a more detailed description.

The internship is located within our strong public university medical school and medical center, which serve the richly diverse population of North Carolina. Minority and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.


Summary data about intern admissions, support, and post-internship placements can be found in these tables.

The cover letter should be addressed to:

Gladys A. Williams, Ph.D., Director of Psychology Training
UNC School of Medicine Clinical Psychology Internship Program
University of North Carolina, CB 7180
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7180



If you have any questions, please send an email to Jill Cagle at or contact her at (919) 962-5307.

Click here for the 2019-2020 UNC School of Medicine Clinical Psychology Internship Brochure.

If our program is a good match for your interests, we look forward to hearing from you!

Gladys A. Williams, Ph.D.
Director of Psychology Training