Overview for Applicants

The 2019 APPIC Match

The Match Process


   Register for the Match

Applicants must register online to participate in the Match. Only registered applicants can enter a Rank Order List and be ranked by programs for the Match. It is recommended that you register by December 1, 2018.

   Apply to Internships

Applications to programs are prepared and submitted independently of the Match. Applications must be sent through the AAPI Online application service sponsored by APPIC. Check with each program directly regarding its application requirements and deadline dates.

   Submit Your Rankings

To participate in the Match, you must submit a Rank Order List on which you list your desired programs, in numerical order of preference (first choice, second choice, etc.). Rank Order Lists are submitted online using the NMS Match System by the Rank Order List deadline for each Phase of the Match.

   Get Your Results

Phase I results are released on February 22, 2019. Phase II results are released on March 25, 2019.

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

Key Dates

July 2018
Applicant Registration opens.

October 1, 2018
List of Participating Internships is available.

December 1, 2018
Recommended date by which applicants should register.

December 31, 2018
Applicant registration after this date requires explicit DCT approval.

January 21, 2019
NMS Match System opens to submit rankings for Phase I of the Match.

February 6, 2019
Phase I Rank Order List deadline.

February 22, 2019
Phase I Match results released.

A list of programs with positions in Phase II of the Match will be provided beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET.

February 28, 2019
NMS Match System opens to submit rankings for Phase II of the Match.

March 18, 2019
Phase II Rank Order List deadline.

March 25, 2019
Phase II Match results released.

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