Psychology Internship Program Apply | Jersey Shore University Medical Center   

Application Process

Applicants for the JSUMC Internship in Health Service Psychology must be doctoral students in good standing at an American Psychological Association (APA) or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) accredited graduate program in the fields of clinical and/or counseling psychology. Further, applicants must be approved by their University Training Director for the start of internship. Candidates will only be considered for the Psychology Internship Program if they have completed adequate and appropriate training for the position prior to application outlined below:

  • The Candidate has completed their formal academic coursework toward a doctoral degree in professional psychology (e.g. clinical or counseling)
  • The Candidate has successfully completed their institution’s qualifying/comprehensive exams
  • The Candidate has successfully proposed their dissertation or program equivalent project 
  • The Candidate has participated in at least three training years of closely supervised experiential clinical training in practicum or externship placements.

Application requirements include: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of recommendation from faculty or other professionals who are well acquainted with the applicant’s clinical work and qualifications, a statement from the applicant’s graduate program’s DCT documenting his/her eligibility for internship, status as a student on track to complete necessary requirements, and whether any remediation plans or probational actions have been initiated, and one official copy of graduate school transcripts. 

JSUMC strongly adheres to APPICs Internship Selection Guidelines. We utilize the online APPIC Application For Psychology Internship (AAPI) form available through APPIC ( The deadline for applications is December 1, 2024. Interviews will take place in January. Interview offers and appointments will be made by email in accordance with APPIC uniform notification guidelines. 

Accreditation Status

JSUMC Internship in Health Service Psychology is not currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. 

*Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: Web:

Preemployment Requirements

If offered an internship with JSUMC, we require completion of a criminal background check, at no cost to the applicant. Similarly, applicants are expected to submit to a urinalysis drug screen. Further, New Active Employed Team Members are required to comply with HMH’s vaccination policies and as recommended by the regulating bodies thereafter. As a condition of appointment or employment, new staff must receive the COVID-19 vaccine during the appointment or pre-employment process, OR within 3 weeks of eligibility, which may be after employment has commenced, OR provide proof that they are fully vaccinated, unless approved for a Medical or Religious/Sincerely Held Belief exemption. In addition, all Team Members must receive an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved exemption.

Contact Us

Peggy L. Robles
Program Coordinator
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Gina Radice-Vella, Psy.D.
Chief Psychologist, Training Director
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

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