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Application and Selection Process

Internship and Academic Preparation
Applicants must have completed all of the requirements for an APA/CPA-approved doctoral program in psychology and a one-year APA/CPA approved internship including dissertation before the beginning of the program. The Program will also accept applications from individuals who have completed all requirements of a university based APA/CPA-approved program of postdoctoral education for retraining in clinical or counseling psychology. 
Applications need to be submitted through the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application Centralized Application System (APPA-CAS). The Deadline for applications is January 4, 2024.  Each applicant is required to submit a complete set of application materials.  In order to have your application reviewed the following are required; Central Application form, curriculum vitae, a cover letter stating professional goals for the residency and graduate transcript. 
Uploaded material should include: 
    1. A letter of interest, including a discussion of training and career goals, including the status of your dissertation and/or completeness of all doctoral degree requirements .
    2. A copy of your curriculum vitae containing background information, academic and clinical experience.
    3. Three letters of reference.
    4. A copy of your graduate transcript.

The Postdoctoral Training Director and selection committees for each area will be reviewing the applications.  Interviews will be scheduled between January 19-February 9, 2024.  All interviews are on an invitation-only basis and the program will be doing virtual interviews. However, please plan for a full interview day schedule. Telephone interviews are also available. Offers will be made outside of the APPIC Notification Date. 

The Residency start date is the last working day of August.

For program inquiries, contact:
Jim Scott, Ph.D., Program Director, Clinical Psychology Residency
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
920 Stanton L. Young Blvd., Room WP-3440
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5036

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