Karen M. Gil Internship Program in Psychology

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KAREN M. GIL Internship program in psychology

Are you interested in furthering your training in one of the sub-fields of psychology?  Do you want the chance to deepen your understanding of psychology and develop significant professionalism skills?  Would you also like to get class credit for your experience AND to be paid?  The Department of Psychology’s Karen M. Gil Internship program will offer accepted students….

  • Extensive psychology and professionalism training
  • Placement at a worksite in the Chapel Hill/Research Triangle area
  • A monthly stipend (pay)
  • A 3.0-hour course credit toward the psychology major (and graduation) requirements (will count as a Psychology elective, but not as an upper-level course)

This prestigious, highly competitive program will accept 10-12 applicants per semester based on their qualifications and achievement.  If you are interested in an intensive, rewarding psychology internship experience, will be a junior or senior during the semester that you would participate in the program, maintain an Overall GPA of 3.4 or higher, will have completed Psyc101 and at least two additional psychology courses, and can successfully balance 10 hours/week as an intern while succeeding in your other classes, then click on the “Information for Students” link below in order to get more information about the Gil Internship program…

spring 2015 mentor showcase

Interested in learning about the Gil Internship? Come to the Campus Y Building on Monday, March 2nd (2:30-3:30) for the Mentor Showcase!  Light snacks and refreshments will be served, and it will be a great opportunity to meet current and former interns and their mentors!

Fall 2015 application process

The Gil Internship is gearing up for another round of applications and interviews for the Fall 2015 semester. Requirements and prerequisites for applying can be found on our Information for Students page. For further inquiries, email Dana Ripperton (dripper@email.unc.edu).

Applications must be completed and emailed to GilInternship@unc.edu by 4pm, April, 1st, 2015.

confessions of a giller

For a more in-depth look at what interns are doing and how their internships are going, we have created a Gil Internship Blog called, ‘Confessions of a Giller’. This will be updated on a weekly basis, and we encourage you to visit and get a better sense of all of the hard-work our Gil interns are doing this semester.

in the news!

The Gil Internship has recently been featured on UNC’s main website, for which we are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase the work of our interns and the program, in general.

We were happy to be recently featured in the spring 2014 edition of Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine.  Click below to read the article.