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Compensation & Benefits

The internship provides a minimum of 2000 hours of supervised clinical experience, which meets the internship requirements of all State Boards of Examiners of Psychologists. The internship stipend is $28,000 plus an additional percentage in benefits per year (Federal and State taxes, Social Security payments and other benefits are deducted from this amount). A health insurance plan and a dental plan (individual and family) are available. The intern also receives $700.00 toward professional conference participation.

The internship year includes 5 working days' paid vacation per calendar year (10 total for the training year). The department also allows up to 10 working days for absences due to professional meetings or conventions, dissertation defense and postdoctoral fellowship or job interviews. In addition to vacation time, there are 14 paid holidays that allow for numerous long weekends.

Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving (2 days)
Christmas (2 days)
New Year's (2 days)
Martin Luther King Day
Lundi Gras
Mardi Gras
Memorial Day
Floating Holiday