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…


The Karen M. Gil Internship program in Psychology  is hosting an Information Session for students interested in applying for the Spring 2015 semester! The Gil program gives junior and senior Psychology majors the opportunity to participate in a three-credit, PAID internship based the Chapel Hill/Research Triangle area.  Placements are limited (only 10-12 interns per semester) and based on a highly-competitive application process.  Students must have and maintain an Overall GPA of 3.4 or higher, have completed PSYC 101 and two additional psychology courses, and be prepared for a rigorous yet rewarding program. If this sounds like something you would qualify for and be interested in, please be sure to attend the Information Session Wednesday, September 10th from 5:30-6:30pm in Davie 112.  Please direct all inquiries to: GilInternship@unc.edu.

SPRING 2015 Deadline


Please turn in all applications and letters of recommendation by Wednesday, October 1, 2014. All materials must be emailed to: GilInternship@unc.edu by 4:00pm on this date and no late applications will be considered. Applications and instructions can be found out on the website.

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