APPIC Internship Matching Program

for Internship Positions Beginning in 2020

Information for Match Participants

Participating internships

Participating Internships

A list of internships that have registered to participate in the APPIC Internship Matching Program (the "Match") for internship positions beginning in 2020 is available.

List of Participating Internships

Eligible Doctoral Programs

Only applicants from eligible doctoral programs may participate in the Match and/or the Post-Match Vacancy Service.

View List of Eligible Doctoral Programs

Key Dates

The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:

August 2019: Internship registration e-mails for participation in the Match are sent to Training Directors.

August 2019: Applicants registration opens. Applicants must apply to internship programs independently of the Match using the AAPI Online application service.

December 1, 2019: Recommended date by which applicants should be registered for the Match.

January 20, 2020: NMS Match System opens to enter rankings for Phase I of the Match.

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Additional Match Information

Match Overview

Match Overview

The APPIC Match provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in psychology internship programs of their choice, and to help internships obtain applicants of their choice.

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Rules and Policies

Rules and Policies

Each applicant and internship must accept the terms of the Match Agreements when they register to participate in the Match, and must agree to abide by the rules of the Match.

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Matching Algorithm

The matching algorithm uses the preferences stated on the Rank Order Lists submitted by applicants and programs to fill available positions.

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Match statistics are available on the APPIC web site.

View APPIC Match Statistics