Volunteering and Internships

If you are interested in internship or volunteer opportunities, please follow the application process below.  The following are deadlines to submit your resume and cover letter. Because of the volume of requests, applications sent after the deadline will not be considered.


Research Internship for Fall 2018 – Monday, July 30th 

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*Please note that there is a minimum 8 hour per week commitment for research internships


Volunteer Opportunities for Fall 2018 – Friday, September 7th 2018

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Psychology Internships

Candidates must be enrolled in an APA-Accredited clinical, school or counseling doctoral program (Ph.D. or Psy.D.).  All formal coursework and comprehensive examinations must be completed by the start of the internship.  The candidates should have demonstrated interests and prior academic and practicum experiences that are appropriate for the internship, such as prior experience working with adolescents, outpatient therapy experience, interest in working with underserved populations and interest in working in an interdisciplinary setting. We pay careful attention to the goodness-of-fit between candidates and our program. Candidates’ cover letters and essays are reviewed for specific reference to interest in the training that we offer.

All interested applicants should submit applications using the AAPI online application process by November 1, 2018. Applicants will be notified about interview decisions by December 15, 2018.

The internship begins the first week in July and ends at the end of the following June.

The intern application should include the following:

  1. The APPIC completed application, which can be found online at
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of reference from supervisors or professors using the APPIC Standardized Reference Form
  4. Official transcripts of all graduate work
  5. A comprehensive psychological test battery
  6. A letter describing your interest in working at the MSAHC

Additional information is available at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai website.

Please direct inquiries to the Director of Training:

Ariella Silver, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

320 East 94th Street

New York, NY, 10128

(212) 423-2929

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