General Internship Information
Internship Positions & Stipend
FSH has two full-time internship positions available. Interns receive a stipend of $22,000 annually in twice-monthly pay periods.
The FSH Internship is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. Information on internship accreditation can be obtained from APA at:American Psychological Association
Education Directorate Program
Consultation & Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979
Fax: (202) 336-5978
Interns are eligible for all benefits afforded regular hospital employees, including medical benefits with dental and vision-care options, life insurance, vacation and sick time (each accrued at the rate of 10 hours per month), and 12 paid holidays.
The internship is a one-year, full-time training program. Interns are required to complete 2080 hours of employment during the internship year (including paid leave), working a minimum of 40 hours per week. Regular work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Work completed outside of regular work hours is not counted toward the 2080 total. Interns are expected to work during regular work hours unless modifications are approved in advance by their rotation supervisor(s) and the Director of Training. Work completed outside regular hours, unless approved in advance as just described, does not count toward the 2080 total.
Internship training is rigorous and will require an extensive commitment from interns. Furthermore, the Psychology Department is responsible for the clinical training and supervision of interns throughout the year. For these reasons, outside clinical work of any kind is strongly discouraged. Approval for other non-clinical work may be granted with the written approval of the Training Director.