The internship supply and demand issue: Graduate student's perspective

Michael B. Madson, Nadia T. Hasan, Carol Williams-Nickelson, Julie Jenks Kettmann, Kristi Sands Van Sickle
2007 Training and Education in Professional Psychology  
The increasing gap between the number of internship applicants and the number of students applying for internship is of great concern for psychology graduate students and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS). APAGS sees this concern as multifaceted and has been involved in a variety of efforts to address this imbalance since the early 1990s. This article outlines in greater detail APAGS' view of the internship supply and demand concern, how this problem affects
more » ... problem affects students, and how APAGS has worked to address the issue. It also presents APAGS recommendations for advancing psychology's collective efforts to address this concern.
doi:10.1037/1931-3918.1.4.249 fatcat:ml55gfu2d5cylmmenj3cefj7ge