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The deadline for receipt of all application materials is January 4, 2016.

The Counseling Center will be using the APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (AAPI) Form and will be participating in the APPIC matching program. The AAPI Form is available at APPI Online ( The Keene State College Counseling Center Internship Program Code is 223811.

To participate in the APPIC matching program, you must be registered. If you have not already done so, you must obtain an Applicant Agreement Package from NMS and register for the matching program in order to be eligible to be matched to our program. You may request an Application Package from NMS through the matching program website at

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and have completed the relevant coursework in their program (minimum of three years) allowing them to begin a pre-doctoral internship starting in the month of August. The applicant’s educational program must be APA accredited or from a regionally-accredited, degree-granting institution in the United States that meets the academic requirements of New Hampshire law for a psychologist (see Mhp 302.02 of

Applicants must have a minimum of 350 direct client hours and 800 hours of appropriate and adequate supervised counseling (practicum) experience by the start of internship, some of which being preferably at a college/university counseling center, though college/university experience is not mandatory. Applicants should be highly motivated and eager to learn. We seek individuals who can work independently yet enjoy the interaction and cohesion of a staff that values each of its members and relies on one another. Applicants should also possess interests, aptitudes, and/or experience that are consistent with requirements of the Counseling Center’s mission, goals, and training program. An interest/experience with multi-cultural and diversity issues is essential. Applicants will be considered based on their previous academic and clinical experience and how well their clinical, supervisory, and career objectives match with those of the training program and clinical staff.

A completed APPIC Application for Psychology Internship will include:

  1. A cover letter including content on your short-term and long-term career goals and why you think that our program is a good match with your specific goals for internship and your areas of competencies,
  2. Official transcripts for all graduate work
  3. A current curriculum vitae, and
  4. Three letters of recommendation, with at least two from a supervisor familiar with your more recent clinical experience.

All received applications will be screened by the KSC Counseling Center staff and selected candidates will be invited for on-site interviews. Information obtained through the application materials and interviews with staff and interns will be used to determine the final selections. In addition, all offers of internship positions are contingent on receipt of a satisfactory background check.

Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. The College is committed to hiring staff interested in serving students, faculty, and staff and that bring an appreciation of diversity.

The Keene State College Counseling Center adheres to the procedures established by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC Policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant prior to Uniform Notification Day. Keene State College is a predominately white institution (PWI) with an active commitment to social justice and diversity. Employees from underrepresented groups who thrive here understand the complexity of working at a PWI and value small-town culture with close proximity to metropolitan areas and natural spaces.

You can find additional information about the Counseling Center and Keene State College at:

For more information or questions contact:

Joe Yazvac, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist & Interim Training Director
KSC Counseling Center
Keene State College
229 Main Street, MS 2803
Keene, NH 03435-2803
(603) 358-2867
(603) 358-2985 (fax)



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