Department : Educational Psychology

Click on a section title to expand or collapse individual sections.
Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1416
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology
Department: Educational Psychology
Address: 49 Teachers College Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0345
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 50 miles west of Omaha, NE
Phone: 402-472-2223
Web Address:
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • Academic Health Center
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
  • Consortium
  • Medical School
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
  • University Counseling Center
  • Other
Member of APPIC since:
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Beth Doll
Chief Psychologist: Beth Doll
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 95
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 07/01/2024
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 42
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 28000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 15500
Fringe Benefits: Comp Time , Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Department of Health and Human Services: Department of Health and Human Services: The DHHS Developmental Disability Division interns each have a cubicle space in the Omaha State Office Building and each has an individual computer with intranet and internet access, as well as a cell phone. Interns receive a stipend of approximately $19.00 per hour for 40 hours per week. This figure is variable, as it is determined by the state legislature in determination of staff salaries. Internships at DHHS are for no less than 50 weeks (2000 clock hours). Although interns do not accumulate sick or vacation time and have no paid holidays, they are able to adjust their schedules for days off as arranged. Boys Town: The yearly stipend is $34,000. Interns receive holidays off plus an additional 15 paid days off. At the start of the training year, interns receive a $3,000 stipend to use toward accessing benefits, and can be reimbursed for an additional $2,500 in medical expenses. Each intern has a personal office, computer, and phone. Student Counseling Services- Creighton University: Stipend $32,000 per year, paid over 12 months, once monthly. Health insurance, vacation and sick leave benefits are available. Interns may elect to enroll in the Creighton University Student Health Insurance Plan provided by United Healthcare. Dates of insurance coverage is annual and begins August 1st of each year. Insurance coverage for the Intern only is provided by SCS. Interns can elect to add dependents to this plan and are responsible for this expense. In addition to 12 university holidays, Interns are provided with 10 days (80 hours) of Vacation, and Sick Leave, available for immediate use. Additional time for professional development can also be granted, once approved by SCS Training Director Interns are Interns are classified as “contract workers” and due to this status, taxes are not deducted from each monthly payment and Interns will be responsible for making any required tax payments incurred during the internship year. Liability insurance is covered by the University's general liability insurance. Each intern has their own private office and is free to decorate and personalize their offices. Offices are equipped with a desk, bookshelf and space for clients. Additionally, each intern office is equipped with digital cameras to record sessions for review by their supervisors. Options for technology setup aimed at assisting interns with any accessibility needs are also available. Completing of notes and various other administrative tasks are completed via an electronic medical record. Interns will be provided with a parking pass, which is paid for by Student Counseling Services. *Morningstar Counseling: Stipend is $40,000 with paid health insurance. 11 paid holidays with up to 10 days of PTO. Interns have use of MCC laptop, copying and phone services, and media services for development of presentations. Munroe-Meyer Institute: Munroe-Meyer Institute: $31,000 per year. University of Nebraska Medical Center Student Health Insurance provided, 15 days leave (vacation, sick, professional development), use of a UNMC computer, copying and phone services, and media services for development of presentations. Nebraska Medicine Psychology Department: Stipend is $35,006 per year. 6 public holidays, up to 160 hours of PTO/sick days, 40 hours of EDU days, and access to health insurance. QLI: Stipend $32,000 per year. 15 days of paid vacation/sick leave. Interns also receive other support, including some financial remuneration as well as paid time off for approved professional conferences. Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center: The annual stipend is $28,352, and interns have access to Health Insurance. There are 5 days personal time off as well as 12 paid holidays, including Holy Days of Obligation. Each intern is provided with own fully furnished office and computer, copying and internet access, online library services, telephone and company email. Direct access to all available counseling and testing materials as well as secretarial support. Interns also receive time off for approved professional development activities (e.g., dissertation defense, attendance at approved professional conferences, etc.), and are provided an all-expense paid attendance at the CPA national conference. CAPS: The annual stipend for full-time interns is $35,568. Interns earn 8 hours of vacation and 8 hours of sick leave per month worked. Therefore, interns receive a total of 12 vacation days and 12 sick leave days. University Holidays are not a paid benefit for temporary employees at UNL. Interns are classified as temporary employees and therefore do not receive the paid holiday benefit. Interns MUST have a provisionally licensed mental health practitioner (PLMHP) license within the State of Nebraska prior to the start of the internship. Supervisors provide supervision of this license. Interns pay for own licensure as a requirement of the internship position. The cost is currently $125. Liability insurance is covered by the University's general liability insurance. Each intern has their own private office and is free to decorate and personalize their offices. Offices have a desk, computer, bookshelves, and space for counseling clients. Additionally, each intern office is equipped with digital cameras to record sessions for review by their supervisors. CAPS uses an electronic medical record called Titanium for scheduling clients and meetings; completing clinical notes; and administering the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms (CCAPS). All interns have access to Titanium on their computers. Clients complete all paperwork electronically. Our Office Manager and Office Associates provide excellent clerical support to interns and CAPS Staff. Interns have access to university facilities (e.g., parking, campus recreation, library). Use of the library is at no charge. Parking on campus does need to be purchased by the intern if they choose to park on campus. Use of UNL's campus recreation facility may be purchased if interested. Finally, Interns receive a maximum of 2 days for professional development for attending conferences, interviews for future employment, and/or defending their dissertation.
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site * Department of Health and Human Services: Interns are expected to commit a minimum of 40 hours per week. They do not earn holiday or vacation times, although they can flex their hours to accommodate time off. A typical week involves 13 hours of interdisciplinary team meetings, 2 hours of face-to-face supervision, 2 hours of group supervision, 4 hours of assessment related duties, 4 hours of progress note writing, 1 hour of individual therapy, 4 hours of behavioral consultation, 3 hours of data analysis, 3 hours of behavior support plan writing or modification 3 hours of observation. *Boys Town: Interns will spend approximately 50% of their time providing direct services (individual, family, group therapy) and consultation services, and the remaining 50% is devoted to training, supervision, and administrative tasks. Interns typically work 40-45 hours per week. *Center for Health and Counseling - Creighton University: At Creighton, interns are expected to work 40-42 hours per week, typically from 8am-4:30pm or 8am-6:30pm. The university holidays and sick/vacation hours compensate for the 2 later night hours. In addition, interns are expected to spend no more than 25 hours per week in direct service to students. Direct service includes individual counseling, group counseling, assessment, and providing supervision. Indirect services include weekly staff meetings, consultation, training, supervision, report writing, case note writing and test scoring. Face-to-face supervision includes 2 individual hours per week and 2 additional hours in group trainings. *Morningstar Counseling: *Munroe-Meyer Institute: Morningstar Counseling requires that each intern participate in 3 full days of clinic and one one full day in their specialty area, averaging about 15-20 hours of direct client contact time per week with 25-30 hours total for direct contact, report writing, and case management. Another 10-20 hours a week are devoted to didactic, and professional development activities. Interns also receive 4 hours of supervision per week. Typical total intern time commitment at Morningstar averages 40-45 hours a week. MMI requires that each intern participate in 2-1/2 to 4 days of clinic, specialty, assessment or consultation clinic per week dependent on rotation and program, averaging about 15-30 hours of direct client contact time per week. Another 10-20 hours a week are devoted to research, didactic, professional development and administrative (i.e., report writing, case management) activities. They also receive 4 hours of supervision per week. Typical total intern time commitment at MMI averages 40-50 hours a week. “Nebraska Medicine Psychology Department: Interns typically spend 50 percent of their time in direct service (assessment, psychotherapy, and consultation). The remainder of the intern's time is divided among documentation, record review, supervision, staff meetings and didactics. Interns are expected to work 40 hours per week, with at least 2 hours devoted to face-to-face individual supervision and 2 additional hours devoted to other forms of supervision and training *QLI: Weekly schedules vary substantially, but in addition to including 4 hours of supervision will typically include 6 hours of therapy, 8 hours of assessments, 6 hours of documentation, 6 hours of staff meetings, 8 hours of consultation, 2 hours of research. Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center: Each intern is expected to work 40 hours per week, including 15-20 hours of direct services and consultation, though they will occasionally work more during certain periods of the year (e.g., peak vocational assessment time in the spring). Direct service includes individual, family, group and couples counseling as well as assessment. Training and supervision are strongly emphasized as well. Interns receive at least 2 hours per week of face-to-face individual supervision and 2 additional hours devoted to other forms of supervision and training. In addition, ongoing faith-integrated didactic training is provided at IHMCC and monthly training is provided through the various consortium sites. CAPS: Interns meet with the Training Director during orientation to determine appropriate and attainable goals for the internship year. Based on the mutually agreed upon goals between the intern and training director, the intern has the opportunity to engage in the various activities of a counseling center psychologist throughout the internship year. Examples include: individual, couples, and group counseling; initial evaluations, crisis intervention; outreach/consultation; and provision of supervision. As interns begin to immerse themselves in these direct service opportunities, they will consistently receive two hours of weekly supervision from their primary supervisor. The expectation during weekly individual supervision is that interns will discuss risk issues, discuss goals set for treatment; share the treatment plan; apply evidence-based practice in their clinical interventions, and discuss challenges and success in the provision of therapy. The internship program offers three rotations: Crisis & Care Management, Outreach, and Clinical Interest. In the Crisis & Care Management rotation, interns provide crisis intervention and care management to students in crisis, including collaboration with the care manager and consultation to concerned individuals. The Outreach rotation involves delivering outreach programming and suicide prevention training, with opportunities to create presentations, work on social media outreach, or provide digital recordings. The Clinical Interest rotation gives interns the opportunity to concentrate on a particular clinical interest or service model. During this rotation, interns receive extra clinical assignments, training, consultation, and discussions related to their chosen area of focus. Examples of areas include substance use, eating disorder, group counseling, diversity, supervision, and more. Interns are expected to work 40 hours per week, although they will occasionally work more during the academic year. Interns work with the training director to strive for a healthy work/life balance. By the end of the internship year, interns will be prepared with the knowledge, awareness, and skills of a generalist. Our interns are well prepared for careers in either university/college counseling centers or private practice.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum Students
Do Psychology Interns/Postdocs Have the Opportunity to Supervise Practicum Students?Yes
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/01/2023 11:59 PM
Interviews at this site are:
A Virtual Interview is: Required
Interview notification date: 12/01/2023
Tentative interview date: 01/07/2024
Interview process description:

Applicants will be notified by email no later than 12/1 if they have received an interview. Those who receive interviews will be assigned a time or times during the first two weeks of January.  Interviews are individual and will be conducted by teams from each site within NICPP.  Interview length varies from 30 minutes to two hours depending on the site. Each site will also connect applicants with current interns via email. A virtual open house will be held at each NICPP site. Attendance is recommended but not required.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: In a given year we match with interns from 30-40 school, clinical, and counseling programs across the United States and, occasionally, in Canada.
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a U.S. Citizen, Authorization to Work or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in the US is Required: Yes
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a Canadian Citizen, Authorization to Work in Canada or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in Canada is Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: No
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours (if applicable): 300
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours (if applicable):
Minimum Number of Combined Intervention and Assessment Hours (if applicable):
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required (if applicable): 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Accepted
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited Not Accepted
Non-Accredited Not Accepted
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree Accepted
This institution, department, internship, or postdoctoral program requires trainees to sign a statement about personal behavior and/or religious beliefs as a condition of admission and/or retention in the program: No
How to obtain text of statement:
Other Requirements: All sites require background checks and some require drug testing after match. Master's degree required at Boys Town and Catholic Social Services and Nebraska Medicine Psychology Department.
Program Description

The NICPP adheres to a scientist-practitioner approach to psychological practice within an ecological-developmental framework. Although the exact goals of each of the agencies may differ to some extent, all are committed to a training philosophy that emphasizes ethical problem solving; evidence-based assessment and intervention practices; access to supervision that facilitates reflective, scientifically-based practice and to other resources supportive of this goal; access to diverse clients; research activities; and to a training plan that combines experiential learning with other modes of education. Specific training objectives include assisting interns to: (a) apply ethical decision making to complex clinical and research activities; (b) deepen their understanding of the role of psychology as a science and a practice in many professional settings; (c) refine their commitment to life-long scholarship and contributions to the science and practice of psychology; and (d) develop competencies to evaluate the efficacy of work with diverse clients and systems. The NICPP internships are in-person training experiences. Although some opportunities for telehealth and telesupervision are available at each agency, the large majority of internship experiences will be face-to-face, in person.

Internship Training Opportunities


Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: Yes
Other: patients with acute and chronic illnesses

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Individual Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Couples Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Family Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Group Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Crisis Intervention: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Primary Care: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)


Health Psychology: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Women's Health: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
HIV/AIDS: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Rehabilitation Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Physical Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Learning Disabilities: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Developmental Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Child: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Serious Mental Illness: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Anxiety Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Trauma/PTSD: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Abuse: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Substance Use Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Forensics/Corrections: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Offenders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Geropsychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Pediatrics: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
School: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Counseling: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Feminist Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Religion/Spirituality: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Research: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Integrated health care - specialty:

Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or training experiences may be available as described in the APPIC Directory. Please consult the program's application materials or their website at:  for a complete description of the training opportunities available at this training site. IF the site has not updated their information by August 1, feel free to contact the Training Director for additional information.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Number of Completed Applications: 203 159 169 173 137
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 145 113 145 140 120
Total number of interns: 32 41 38 37 48 46
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 32 41 38 37 48 46
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 28 38 33 37 34
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 4 3 3 11 12
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 12 8 12 5 17
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 2 3 3 15 7
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 19 30 19 28 28
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 0 0 0 3 5
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 97 46 87 58
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class (1st Placement)
Academic teaching:
Community mental health center: 0
Consortium: 0
University Counseling Center: 0
Hospital/Medical Center: 0
Veterans Affairs Health Care System: 0
Psychiatric facility: 0
Correctional facility: 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0
School district/system: 0
Independent practice setting: 0
Other (Academic Psychology Department): 0