Clinical Psychology Trainees

The Chicago School Of Professional PsychologyLos Angeles, CA
Paid Internship

a month ago


Job Title

Associate Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology - Los Angeles Campus

Job Location

Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

The Associate Director of Clinical Training-Psy.D. Clinical Psychology oversees the practicum experience for students in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program. This position acts as a liaison between the academic program administration and faculty, training sites, and students. The Associate Director reports to the Academic Department Chair.


This opportunity is budgeted at $75,000-85,000 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement, click here.


  • Continuously develop and maintain a network of practicum sites, as well as relationships with site supervisors.
  • Engage in practicum site visits.
  • Oversee the preparation of students for entry into and/or participation in the practicum search process.
  • Manage the practicum application process.
  • Maintain relevant training manuals and process documentation.
  • Manage the flow of information regarding students' progress, as well as problems, to academic department chairs, faculty, and/or practicum sites.
  • Oversee the review of practicum evaluations and related paperwork.
  • Manage the proper storage and/or dissemination of training data, including the relevant portions of the Tevera database.
  • Manage the collection of training-related outcome data and enter data into appropriate data management platforms (e.g., spreadsheets or databases).
  • Consult on the development of new clinical training initiatives and projects.
  • Occasionally assist the Director of Clinical Training with the review of students' internship application materials.
  • Participate in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology department meetings.
  • Participate in department-level strategic planning and budget process.
  • Attend Office of Placement and Training (OPT) meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by department chair.


  • Maintain a professional appearance and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner.
  • Ability to remain calm and make decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines while meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Listens actively, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Thinks critically to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Communicates ideas and information effectively in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs, and demands.
  • Managing one's own time and the time of others effectively.
  • Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Knowledge of local and national training and licensing requirements.
  • Understanding and ability to navigate multiple levels of program hierarchies.
  • Computer Proficiency: MS Office
  • Doctoral degree in Clinical psychology.
  • Licensed as a clinical psychologist.
  • 2-3 years of professional training experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel to site locations.

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Clinical Psychology41%

  • Psychology34%

  • Counseling Psychology10%

  • Philosophy3%

  • Social Work2%

  • 100 other majors7%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Department Of Veterans Affairs
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Private Practice
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston Children's Hospital
Typical benefits offered for paid internships

(National average offered by employers)



Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For West region

Education Management

Typical pay range:

$20.14 - $25.90

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Los Angeles, CA | $5,264/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,180

  • Miscellaneous$950

  • Food$486

  • Transportation$339

  • Utilities$309


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