Doctoral Internships and Other Training Opportunities

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Doctoral Internships and Other Training Opportunities


Fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., the Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) is dedicated to training high quality practitioners. In addition to their APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship, CCSD offers externship opportunities for individuals in the process of completing their master's or doctoral degrees.

Center for Counseling and Student Development
Warner Hall, Suite 201
280 The Green

Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday, 8:30–4:30 p.m.
Last appointment taken at 4 p.m.

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Looking for an APA-Accredited, Pre-Doctoral Internship in Psychology?

Why the Center for Counseling and Student Development?

The What

  • Continuously APA-Accredited, Pre-Doctoral Internship since 1983
  • Up to two hours per week of dedicated dissertation time
  • Bi-weekly psychiatry rotation
  • Beautiful newly renovated building
  • Opportunity to complete a Spring Clinical Concentration
  • Located near major metropolitan areas, beaches and hiking
  • Interns emerging from our program repeatedly report feeling well-prepared for the next steps in their career!


The Who

  • A staff of more than 20 multidisciplinary clinicians passionate about training
  • Two psychologists—Drs. Bekkeli and Wolgast—dedicated to the oversight of the training program. Together we have:
    • Three Board Certifications
    • Twelve different UCC experiences
    • Eighteen years at the University of Delaware alone
    • Twenty-five years of experience providing supervision and training
    • An infinite number of random facts and bad jokes

Questions? Contact Dr. Katie Bekkeli, PsyD, LP, ABPP (Associate Director for Training) at

APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology

The doctoral internship at the University of Delaware is designed to provide supervised experience in individual and group counseling, consultation, student development programs, career development services and practicum supervision. Candidates must be enrolled in an APA or CPA accredited doctoral program in counseling, clinical or closely related area of psychology.

Application/Selection Procedures

To apply for the doctoral internship in health service psychology, please provide the following via APPIC’s online application process:

  • A completed APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (APPI) available at the APPIC website.
  • A cover letter of interest that describes your experience and interest which make you a good match with our site. This is a good place to explain what your goals are for internship.
  • A current vitae.
  • Official transcripts of academic records of all graduate work.
  • Letters of recommendation by three persons who have observed the candidate’s academic and applied performance. We prefer two from supervisors familiar with your most recent clinical work (within the last year or so).


Wednesday, November 1, 2023

2023-2024 Interns

(left to right)

Janessa Brown, MS

Allison Coyne, MA

Sherri Brunner, MA

Ron Chau, MA

2023-24 interns (Janessa Brown, Allison Coyne, Sherri Brunner, Ron Chau) pose together in front of a white wall

 Externship Opportunities

Application/Selection Procedures

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Transcripts from graduate work
  • Two letters of reference (at least one from a clinical supervisor)

If you have questions, please contact Brad Wolgast, Ph.D. CBSM, assistant director of training at


Monday, January 15, 2024