Overview for Applicants

APPIC Internship Matching Program for Positions Beginning in 2020

The Match Process

The Match Process


Applicants must register in the NMS Match System to participate in the Match.

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Applications to programs are prepared and submitted independently of the Match.

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Use the NMS Match System to submit a Rank Order List of your desired program choices.

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Match results are delivered by e-mail and are also accessible in the NMS Match System.

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Key Dates

August 2019
Applicant Registration opens.

October 1, 2019
List of Participating Internships is available.

December 1, 2019
Recommended date by which applicants should register.

December 31, 2019
Applicant registration after this date requires explicit DCT approval.

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

February 7, 2020
Phase I Rank Order List deadline.
No registrations to participate in either Phase I or Phase II are accepted after this date.

February 21, 2020
Phase I Match results released.
A list of programs with positions available in Phase II is provided beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET.

February 27, 2020
NMS Match System opens to submit rankings for Phase II of the Match.

March 16, 2020
Phase II Rank Order List deadline.

March 23, 2020
Phase II Match results released.

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