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Psychology Intern-3


University of San Francisco




USF Hilltop Campus


Job Title:

Psychology Intern-3


Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Senior Director and Training Director of CAPS, the Psychology Intern provides brief psychotherapy related to issues of personal, academic and social adjustment to a culturally diverse student population while under the supervision of licensed psychologists. The Psychology Intern is also responsible for crisis intervention, referral, outreach, and scheduled 24 hour emergency consultation.


Full Job Description:




As part of the larger staff in Student Life, the Psychology Intern collaborates and cooperates across divisions and departments to create a supportive University community which encourages student learning and development in the Jesuit Catholic tradition and commits to:


• Promoting a common good that includes the needs of all students

• Engaging differences in a manner that allows students to learn from the diversity of perspectives, experiences and traditions that exist within the University community

• Providing experiences that challenge students to develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially, culturally, and morally in order to prepare them to contribute to the University community

• Drawing out the leadership qualities inherent in every individual, and to providing opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills

• Creating an environment that supports a socially responsible way of being together in a community

• Recognizing and celebrating the achievements and contributions of all students




• Brief, time-limited individual psychotherapy and counseling, approximately 20-22 client hours per week.

• Crisis intervention

• Design and implement outreach programs for the University community

• Evening/Weekend on-call duty, approximately 2 weeks during the summer semester

• Consultation to University community (students/faculty/staff/family)

• Liaison to Residence Hall Staff (ShARE; Student Housing and Residential Education)

• University committee involvement

• Administrative duties as assigned

• Represent center at campus functions

• Participation in 4.5 hours/week of direct supervision with primary and delegated supervisor(s)

• Participation in 2 hours/week of professional in-service/seminar training

• Participation in 1 hour/week of intercultural seminar (Fall and Spring semesters)

• Participation in weekly staff meeting




Must have an interest in working in a University Counseling Center within the context of a diverse, Jesuit Catholic university located in an urban, multicultural area; current enrollment in a Doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (and/or regionally accredited) and advanced to doctoral candidacy; completion of all Doctoral coursework prior to the beginning of the Internship; verification of readiness for Internship by the Director of Training of their graduate school, able to begin accumulating supervised doctoral hours toward licensure; successful completion of required practicum training.




Preference will be given to those candidates who have clinical experience in college mental health, crisis intervention, brief therapy, outreach, and working with diverse student populations.




Cover letter (Please include a statement of interest, training goals for the internship year, how this internship will help you achieve your goals, areas of growth, and future professional plans.); current curriculum vitae; transcripts of graduate work; three references (at least 2 from clinical supervisors); applicants must have previously applied for the National Match through APPIC (Association of Psychology Post Doctoral and Internship Centers).



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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit


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