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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.  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.

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 can be found in these Tables.

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.

As a public university and medical center, the UNC School of Medicine and the Psychology Internship serve the full population of North Carolina and have a strong commitment to reaching out and serving those who are underserved, and to providing services in an inclusive and diverse context. Minority and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.


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 2021-2022 UNC School of Medicine Clinical Psychology Internship Brochure, and for the Tables with summary internship information.


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