In addition, due to HRSA funding, AK-PIC is only granting interviews to applicants who are a US citizen, non-citizen national of the US, or a foreign national who possesses a visa permitting permanent residence in the US.
A complete application package consists of the following materials:
- A completed On‐line AAPI (APPIC’s standard application)
- Cover letter (part of online AAPI) stating your preferred training site(s) and why you are interested in those sites specifically
- A current Curriculum Vitae (as part of the online AAPI)
- Three letters of recommendation, two of which must be from persons who have directly supervised your clinical work (as part of the online AAPI). Please submit no more than three letters
- Official transcripts of all graduate coursework
For all deadlines, please see the table below. All application materials must be received by the deadline to be considered. If applicants are invited to an interview, they will be notified by email on or before the interview notification date. At that time, they will also be informed of the sites for which they have been selected to interview. For those 2024-2025 applicants who are selected to interview with one or more of our sites, the interviews will be conducted through video-conferencing technology.
|AK-PIC Important Dates for 2024-2025 Applicants|
|Application Deadline||November 1. 2023|
|Interview Notification||December 8, 2023|
|Interview Dates||January 16, 17, & 18, 2024|
|Internship Slots Open Across Sites for 2024-2025||Alaska Psychiatric Institute – 2
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association – 1
Norton Sound Health Corporation –
Providence Family Medicine Center/Alaska Family Medicine Residency – 2
AK-PIC will base its selection process on the entire application package noted above; however, strong preference is given to applicants who have met the following qualifications prior to beginning internship:
- A minimum of 500 intervention hours.
- A minimum of 50 assessment hours.
- A minimum of 5 integrated assessment reports.
- Dissertation proposal defense scheduled to occur prior to the beginning of internship.
- Experience or special interest in working with diverse populations.
- Current enrollment and good standing in an APA-accredited doctoral program.
In addition to the preferences noted above, AK-PIC takes into consideration the potential commitment or interest of any prospective intern to remain in Alaska following an internship. Developing a strong behavioral health workforce is an important consideration for the state, and an interest in remaining in Alaska to join the workforce will be considered a benefit in a potential intern.