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APPIC Match Policies and Application Information



The 2014 APPIC Match Policies are available at the "Match Policies" page at the APPIC web site: For the most up to date Match Policy Statement, please visit this site.


The University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center participates in the National Matching Service as approved by APPIC. The University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center's NMS number is 152211. Information about registering for the 2014 Match Service will be available on the APPIC website at . (Please be aware that each applicant needs to file the necessary form with NMS only once.) 

Given our internship positions are UO employment positions, we are unable to be flexible whatsover on the following minimum qualifications.  Thus qualified candidates must be;

1. Doctoral students in APA-approved counseling or clinical psychology programs

2. Completed 500 combined masters/doctoral intervention hours (not including assessment hours)

3. Have a college/university counseling center practica or work experience

4. Successfully completed qualifying examinations by the application deadline of November 3, 2014 by 7am

 5. Successfully defended dissertation proposal by deadline of ranking interns

6. All coursework are to be completed by the start of the internship. Psychologists seeking training to change specialties to the counseling or clinical areas must complete the same didactic and practicum requirements.

All materials must be available for review on-line by our due date of Nov. 3, 2014, 7am PST. Complete the Uniform Internship Application, APPI, found on the APPIC website at, then click on 'APPI On-Line'. You will need to submit a cover letter, current vita, your official graduate transcripts (doctoral and masters level) and three current letters of reference including one reference from a college counseling center supervisor.    It is our strong preference that recommenders use the APPIC Form for Letters of Recommendation available on the AAPI website, but will accept traditional letters in rare cases if that is not possible. (See FAQS section for more details on application requirements).

Please Note:  Effective August 2008, the University of Oregon requires a background check that verifies that candidates have no criminal or other record that would preclude employment in the University's judgment. These background checks will be conducted following the APPIC Match, and offers will be contingent successfully completing the background check. A full explanation of this policy is available at

Interested applicants should submit:

  1. A completed Uniform Internship Application (which can be uploaded from the APPIC Web site:
  2. Current vita
  3. Cover Letter specifying why you're specifically interested in our internship program
  4. Official graduate transcripts
  5. Three current letters of references, including two letters from clinical supervisors. (One should be a recent supervisor.)   
    • It is our strong preference that recommenders use the APPIC Form for Letters of Recommendation available on the AAPI website, but will accept traditional letters if that is not possible.
    • We also require that one of your three letters be written by a   clinical staff member in a university counseling center at which you have worked or completed a practicum.

NOTE: Incomplete files cannot be reviewed. Late materials cannot be accepted. Please address your completed application to:

H. Brooks Morse, Ph.D.
Associate Director/Training Director
University Counseling and Testing Center
1590 E. 13th
Eugene, Oregon 97403
Telephone: 541-346-3227
Fax: 541-346-2842

A selection committee will review all the applications. The committee will likely convene in the middle of December, and applicants will be notified, beginning December 16, of their interview status. Standardized telephone/skype interviews with the candidates in the final pool are tentatively planned December 29 & 30. All other candidates will receive email notification indicating they are no longer under consideration.

This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

Please feel free to e-mail us at if you have questions about the internship process.  

APA Accreditation

The University Counseling and Testing Center's internship is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association, 750 First Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-4242. Ph.(202)336-5979 or (202)336-6123 TDD. 

This is a 12-month, 2000 hour internship that begins on August 24, 2015 and ends on August 23, 2016.

This page was last updated July 8th, 2014.