Intern-Fixed Term – East Lansing, MI

Intern-Fixed Term

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI


Position Summary

Michigan State University Counseling and Psychiatric Services (MSU CAPS) is excited to announce that it is accepting applications for its Post-Doctoral Residency/Post-Internship Clinical Fellow in Health Service Psychology. MSU CAPS has a long history of clinical training and at its core is a training program focused on multiculturalism and social justice, honoring differing experiences and the multiple ways of knowing. We are committed to helping develop the next generation health service psychologists who are willing to foster self-reflective practice along with cultural humility.

This position will provide services and receive training in multiculturally-focused, inclusive, collaborative, and integrated mental health environment. Resident/Fellow will engage in both experiential and didactic training that provide them expertise in working in collegiate mental health as well as a variety of other careers. Candidates will have the opportunity to choose from pre-determined concentration areas to develop specific expertise in those areas. Each of the following concentration areas will be available for the applicant to select from upon acceptance of the offer: Collegiate Mental Health Administration; Complex Trauma Assessment and Intervention; Group Counseling; LGBTQ Empowerment, Identity, Development and Affirming Care; Intensive Clinical Services; Multicultural Engagement and Outreach; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Professional Psychology

Desired Degree

Doctorate -professional psychology

Minimum Requirements

Consistent with the State of Michigan licensing eligibility for psychologists, applicants must be enrolled in or have graduated a doctoral training program in clinical or counseling psychology that has been 1. regionally accredited or approved by the board of psychology; 2. has obtained ASPPB/NationalRegister designation or has been accredited by the American Psychological Associated or Canadian Psychological Association, or by a similar entity approved by the Michigan Board of Psychology.  If a post-internship applicant, you must currently be enrolled in a doctoral training program consistent with the above described and have “all but dissertation” status.

Required Application Materials

Application materials to submit:

Please include the following:

  • A cover letter
  • Diversity Essay: Describe your general perspective or philosophy on diversity issues, personal and professional experiences with diversity, and growth edges on developing multicultural sensitivity. The essay should address diversity in terms of personal experience as a cultural being, and self-reflective clinical practice in the context of cultural humility.   
  • CV
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (applicants must upload the letters to the application portal)
  • Verification from your DCT that you are enrolled in good standing or on track for graduation. (Applicants must upload this verification to the applicant portal). If you have graduated, please include transcripts.

Together-we-will Statement

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Summary of Health Risks

Works within 3 feet of human patients and has potential TB expsoure health risk #2.

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.



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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


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