|Interview process description:
Our interview period for Phase I of the Match will be January 4-10, 2022. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by email no later than November 24, 2021. Per APPIC guidance, all interviews will be conducted virtually.
Applicants must also meet the following minimum requirements:
- Candidate in an APA or CPA accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology that requires internship training
- Certified as ready for internship by their doctoral program
- Successful completion of all comprehensive and/or professional qualifying examinations prior to the ranking deadline for the APPIC Match
- Dissertation or PsyD Paper proposal approved/accepted PRIOR TO APPLICATION for internship
- Dissertation or PsyD Paper COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF INTERNSHIP
- Completion of all required coursework and supervised practicum prior to the start date of internship
- Completion of at least 300 direct contact clinical/psychotherapy practicum hours with adults PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF INTERNSHIP (recognizing the impact of COVID-19, applicants whose hours fall short of this number, but who meet all other minimum requirements, are encouraged to apply.)
- Completion of at least 50 direct contact assessment hours with adults PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF INTERNSHIP (recognizing the impact of COVID-19, applicants whose hours fall short of this number, but who meet all other minimum requirements, are encouraged to apply.)
- Ability and willingness to demonstrate a spiritual attitude and a Christian lifestyle consistent with the beliefs, methods, and goals of Biola University (see https://www.biola.edu/about/mission)
- Ability and willingness to affirm agreement with the Biola University Articles of Faith and Biblical Principles (see https://www.biola.edu/about/theological-positions)
- Ability and willingness to uphold all Biola Community Standards of Conduct (see Employee Handbook Section 3.1 and 3.11)
- Ability and willingness to submit to and pass a prospective employee background check (see Conditions of Employment under Credal Oath)
In addition to the minimum requirements outlined above, the Intern Selection Committee takes the following preferred qualifications into consideration:
- Completion of more than 300 direct contact clinical/psychotherapy practicum hours prior to the start date of internship
- Dissertation or PsyD Paper COMPLETED or DEFENSE SCHEDULED PRIOR TO THE APPIC MATCH PHASE I RANKING DEADLINE, applicants should provide verification of completion or scheduled defense date to the BCC Internship Training Director no later than January 28, 2022.
- Strong interest in and commitment to serving a university community
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team of university health, mental health, and student development professionals
- Strong initiative and ability to independently complete tasks and projects
- Strong commitment to self-reflection and personal growth (e.g. having participated in individual psychotherapy)
The following is a summary of our selection process:
- Applications should be received by our deadline of November 22, 2021.
- The Internship Training Director reviews all applications to identify those that meet minimum requirements.
- Members of the Intern Selection Committee review every complete application identified by the Internship Training Director as meeting minimum requirements.
- Upon review of all eligible applications, the Intern Selection Committee discusses applicants and determines who to invite for an interview.
- Applicants will receive an e-mail indicating whether or not they have been selected to be interviewed by November 24, 2021. In accordance with APPIC policies, we notify all applicants of their interview status if they submit a complete application.
- Applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted to schedule an interview.
- Interviews will be conducted between January 4-10, 2022.
- Applicants meet virtually with the Internship Training Director and with members of the Intern Selection Committee.
- Interviews consist of structured questions, responding to a case vignette, and an opportunity for applicants to ask questions.
- Opportunities to dialogue with current BCC interns and a virtual tour of BCC facilities are also provided.
- Please feel free to contact the Internship Training Director if you have any questions at any time throughout the process.
|We have matched with interns from these programs:
||Azusa Pacific University, Clinical PsyD; Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD; Fuller Theological Seminary, Clinical PsyD and Clinical PhD; George Fox University, Clinical PsyD; Regent University, Clinical PsyD; Rosemead School of Psychology, Clinical PsyD and Clinical PhD