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Application and Selection Process

Internship and Academic Preparation
Applicants must have completed all requirements of an APA/CPA-approved doctoral program in psychology and a one-year APA/CPA approved internship. Applications need to be submitted through the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application Centralized Application System (APPA-CAS).  Applications will start being reviewed as early as November 1, 2018; interviews will begin on or before December 3, 2018; Deadline for applications is 1/​7/19; Offers will be made according to the APPIC Notification Date of February 25, 2019.  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. The program must conform to the guidelines established by the APA Council of Representatives. The VA funded positions require U.S. citizenship and completion of an APA Accredited Internship.

Each applicant is 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.

A selection committee will be reviewing each application. We must limit the number of applicants who interview. All site visits are on an invitation-only basis. Please plan to stay for a full day. We normally schedule site visits at least two weeks in advance. Telephone interviews are also available. Our ​Residency start date is the last working day of August.

For program inquiries, contact:
Demaree States
Program Coordinator, 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
405-271-5253 ext. 47680