Educating Prospective Students of Professional Psychology about the Supply-Demand Internship Crisis (2013)
Author: Daniel M. Elchert
Affiliation: University of Iowa
Description: This 29 page paper describes the potential causes of, consequences of, and solutions to the imbalance between the number of graduate students seeking clinical and counseling internships and the availability of accredited internship sites. Its aim is to help educate undergraduates before they commit to a graduate program. It can serve as an advising tool and as a basis for discussions in Introductory Psychology and Abnormal/Clinical/Counseling courses.