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The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Externship Program consists of year-long or semester-long rotations and may include the following supervised activities:
In addition, students may be asked to assist with research projects and program development.
Externship students may also have the opportunity to attend educational presentations, such as lectures, grand rounds and seminars, relevant to pediatric conditions and professional development of healthcare providers. By providing such opportunities, we hope to contribute to the students’ professional growth, education and competence.
Students must be enrolled in a doctoral level psychology program and have an interest in working with children and families from culturally diverse backgrounds. Each of the Externship placements may also have additional application requirements listed in their descriptions.
Interested individuals should send the following forms:
Please send only one set of application materials (even if you are applying to multiple sites within the CHOP system, one application is sufficient for all of the positions). The maximum number of sites that you may apply to within CHOP is four.
Please send all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHOP will be participating in a uniform timeline with several graduate programs and externship sites in the Greater Philadelphia Area. The following guidelines apply to all programs participating in this uniform timeline:
All applicants selected for externship placements will be required to complete the credentialing process once an offer has been accepted. The credentialing process includes:
Students are responsible for the cost associated with the credentialing process.
Please see our full list of externship opportunities available for 2018-2019 for more in-depth detail about specific positions and how to apply.
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