1. J

    Will applying 1 year after graduating affect residency match opportunities?

    Hello, I'm new here. I will be graduating med school July 2022. I am a US-IMG looking to match into Gen Surgery or Urology Residency in the US (goal is in Texas). I understand matching is very competitive for IMGs. After looking at the requirements, most programs require 3 Letter of...
  2. J

    Research year AFTER med school?

    Hello, I'm new here. I will be graduating med school July 2022. I am a US-IMG looking to match into Gen Surgery or Urology Residency in the US (goal is in Texas). I understand matching is very competitive for IMGs. After looking at the requirements, most programs require 3 Letter of...
  3. mindnerd

    Clinical Psychology Postdoc Abroad

    Let's say that I complete a research postdoc abroad and become licensed abroad (e.g., NZ, AU, UK, IT) after completing a doctoral program and APA accredited internship in the US. Would I be able to come back to the US and apply for licensure without having completed a 1-2 year postdoc as is...
  4. P

    Post-Doc at NC Group Practice.

    The Awakenings Center ( www.awakeningscenter.org ) is hiring for post-doctoral clinicians at our Durham/Chapel Hill location. We are currently working remotely via tele-health--relocation timeframe is therefore flexible! We are looking for motivated, engaged, and growth-minded therapists and...
  5. H

    Seeking Advice RE: Trying to Coordinate Residency with Partner's Postdoc

    Hi all, TL;DR looking on advice on how to end up in same place as my partner when we will be starting our residency and postdoc at the same time I am a rising MS2 and my partner is in the third year of his PhD in a biology field. My partner is planning to finish his PhD sometime in my MS4 year...
  6. C

    Part time postdoc clinical work

    Hello all, I am looking for advice before pursuing more clinical work as a postdoc. I finished internship last year and am now in a research postdoc in a good psychology department (very happy and hope to stay in this job for another year or two before going on the TT job market). However, my...
  7. A

    Leaving VA a postdoc for job- need advice

    First post, but looking for some much needed advice. Quick background - I am just finishing my internship at a VA (have about 1 month left). I also signed a contract for fellowship at the same VA, which begins this fall. My life circumstances have changed a bit since I applied and accepted the...
  8. attitudelikeasunrise

    PhD/PsyD How much do pubs/posters impact competitiveness for clinical neuro postdocs?

    I was hoping for some advice regarding future research pursuits and how they may impact (or not impact) my future postdoc, board certification, and career goals. Some background: * currently in the internship application/interview/ranking process right now (applied solely to adult-neuro tracks)...
  9. H

    pursuing postdoc after licensure?

    Hi, I currently live in a state (Utah) that doesn't require postdoc, and I am eligible for licensure. However, I want to be license eligible in other states that do require postdoc hours. I am wondering though, if I obtain licensure in Utah, can I still do a post-doc to obtain hours that can go...
  10. T

    Postdoc Cover Letters

    In what ways (if any) should the postdoc cover letter be different than the internship cover letter? I'm struggling to figure out this limbo between training and semi-professional actualized "adult" job.
  11. carapox

    2019-2020 Postdoc Interview Thread

    What do I do when I'm anxious? I rumina-I mean cope ahead!!! Here you can find a running list of all of the submitted interview notifications and rejections for the 2019-2020 Postdoc selection cycle. Please utilize the following format when providing information on interview notifications...
  12. C

    Child and Adolescent Board Certification Question

    Hello, I am wondering, how important is it to be board certified in child and adolescent psychology (in the state of CA) if almost all of my practicum and internship experiences has been with children and families? I ask because I am currently applying to postdocs and all I need is just a child...
  13. Kitai_Aleran

    Post-doc and Jobs

    Hello everyone! I am currently on my yearlong internship as the final part of my graduate program. I was wondering about the process for applying for jobs or a postdoc, and specifically when people typically begin to look for jobs? I am interested in working at a university counseling center or...
  14. J8J8J85

    Entering medical research

    I'm a medical school graduate with no background in medical research. I had no clinical research training in medical school. I want to start a research career. I would like to explain some points about my background which , I think , might put me in some advantage when applying for some...
  15. D

    Postdoc at a private practice

    Long story short, the private practice where I am is significantly changing from what we had originally signed up for, so as a preventive measure, I have started to look into alternative placements to complete the second year of my fellowship, should this be needed. I wonder if anyone has had...
  16. Therapy_Rhapsody

    How to get paid as a postdoc in private practice?

    Hello, I'm planning to move to Oregon and join a group private practice. I will still need about 4 months of postdoc hours before getting licensed once I move to Oregon. Can I get on insurance panels as a postdoc resident? I'm willing to work with kids and I primarily want to work with adults. I...
  17. N

    Recent grads licensed in WA-Practicum Hrs for WA Licensure- What Counts? Coming From Out-of-State

    Hi everyone! I am currently a pre-doctoral intern and finishing my last few months of internship...so close to degree conferral. I completed my training in Oregon and just accepted a job with a group practice in WA as license-eligible with the plan to get licensed immediately after internship. I...
  18. C

    J1 visa - International student doing PhD - postdoc / licensure

    Hi all, I am an international student doing my Clin Psych PhD and about to start internship - I have a couple of questions regarding visas for postdocs and licensing - currently on a J1 and trying to figure out whether I am better off switching to an F1 or not. My internship will allow me to...
  19. Postdoc2MD

    Advice on when to tell my PI about medical school

    Hello everyone, I am currently a postdoctoral fellow (PhD in a neuroscience-related field) and have decided to apply to medical school this cycle. I need to tell my PI about my decision at some point since a letter of recommendation from him would greatly help my application (and probably...
  20. P

    Kaiser Psychology Post Doc Drug Screen

    Hi all.
  21. ab2844

    PhD/PsyD Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement/Private Practice

    Hi there, I am currently a postdoc at a private practice in NYC and we have a position open for next fall. It would be ideal for anyone who would like experience working with high functioning adults and the opportunity to experience not only private practice, but also NYC life and standards...
  22. Kavity

    Applying for residency and license eligibility

    I am looking to apply to residency programs, and I'm seeing a lot of "Must be eligible for state dental license: Yes" program info websites. Can someone please explain to me how this works/what it means in terms of applying to an out-of-state program? Thanks! :)
  23. L

    PhD in clinical psychology (UK)

    Hey! I finished my undergrad in Neurobiology this year in the United States, and my future goal is to be a child psychologist. I wanted to know what are my chances of getting a license to practice in the United States, if I go abroad (mainly UK) to do a PhD in child psychology. I also would...
  24. B

    Do clinical postdocs care how many publications I have?

    What about clinical (VA) jobs, for that matter? Basically, I'm wondering if it's worthwhile to keep publishing while on internship if I am going for clinical positions.
  25. O

    Research before residency

    Good evening friends, I am an international medical student studying for my step 1 exam. I have been told that a good way to match in the residency of your choice is to apply for some form of research to the department you want to join. The people that told me that were not fully familiar with...
  26. cupoftea2

    Life after internship: First job / postdoc questions

    Now that I've matched for internship (yay!) I'm starting to think about what comes next. I don't know much about life after internship, so any insights would be much appreciated! I've heard that some folks go the postdoc route, while others get their "first job" - not sure if that's also...
  27. N

    Chances of obtaining Post-Doc in Neuropsych w/o completing an internship with a neuropsych focus

    Hey Everyone, Thank you for taking the time to check out my post. I am currently making my way through the whole phase II of internship rankings, needless to say obtaining a internship with a focus in neuropsych has been very difficult for me. It is looking more likely that I will complete an...
  28. B

    Could ten-month postdoc be a problem for licensure?

    Can anyone comment on their experience getting licensed with a ten-month postdoc? I don't know where I'll end up living and I'm worried some states might require postdoc hours to be acquired over at least 12 months. I'd like to clarify before I apply. Thanks!
  29. hamsterpants

    F32 vs Faculty funded post doc

    Hello again, it's me, Hamsterpants. I would like some advice for the next stage of my journey. I'm currently on internship at a research-strong AMC, which has been a great fit for me. So much so that I would like to stay here for post-doc. After seeing that post-doc options are currently...
  30. SpacePsych


    I was searching the forum for previous Post-doc threads, and noticed there was not one for this year. Here's the one from 2015-2016. I was thinking this could be useful for discussion of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), as well as the new Uniform Notification Date (February 27, 2017) according...
  31. B

    Will postdoc in Canada cause trouble for licensure in US?

    My partner is applying for a job in Vancouver. If I do postdoc in Canada would the hours count toward licensure in the US? I know this may vary by state but I was hoping to find some sort of general guidelines or hear some anecdotes. Also, any suggestions for post-docs in or around Vancouver...
  32. Beyonce2.0

    Post-doc not responding to emails

    Apologies in advance if I sound like I'm overreacting (and also for the block of text, lol). Basically, I've been trying to get in contact with my post-doc for about 2 months, but she hasn't been responding to any of my emails. I emailed her back in June with some analyzed data she wanted...
  33. NerdDoc

    Concerns about my supervisor and hours verification

    I have found myself in a concerning situation. I am in a private practice setting. It is a well respected group practice in the area and I was very excited to be doing my post-doc here. My supervisory experience has not been great and there have been some issues. My supervisor (SV) started out...
  34. NY-Psych-Dream

    Question about PostDoc

    Hi all, I am about to start internship in July, but I'm thinking about postdoc. I am interested in specializing in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) / reproductive mental health. There is a T32 reproductive mental health research-focused postdoc at UNC, but I'm coming from a...
  35. Psychology PostDoc

    PhD/PsyD Post-Doc Positions Still Open (March 2016)

    Hi everyone, Let's get a thread going about positions for post-docs that are still open as of March 2016! Here's a list of some that I know about: 1. Weill Cornell Medical College/ NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital: Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Eating Disorders Website...
  36. M

    PhD/PsyD PostDocs for a Non-APA/APPIC Internship Applicant

    Sigh. The struggle is real. I recently graduated from a APA accredited clinical psych program(phd). I just published my dissertation on a peer-review journal(yay!). Clinically I specialized in children and adolescents, research wise on Health Psych. BUT my internship was not APA/APPIC...
  37. T

    Postdoc @ private practice?

    I am a postdoctoral psychologist, and am currently applying for a limited permit. I got a job offer to work at a psychiatrist's private practice to provide psychotherapy and testing, however I would be the only psychologist working there (with no licensed psychologist to provide supervision)...
  38. C

    PostDoc and MCAT Preparation

    Hello all, I am currently in a postodoctoral position at a top tier university. To say the least, it's in a completely new field, but am doing well. I am interested in taking the MCATs within the next year. Has anyone ever tried this? I Is there any advice out there? Things to know about...
  39. H

    PhD/PsyD Halp! Competitiveness of internship for post-doc: Portland VA & CHA/H Med vs. Va palo alto/ seattle

    Hi! I know the ranking is all coming to a close. One thing that myself, other applicants I met, and perhaps you yourself have found during internship interviews is not really knowing where people end up after internship and how competitive they are for post-doc applications. Interns I have...
  40. foreverbull

    Trouble Finding a Job (Psychological Assistant/Postdoc) in CA?

    Hey all, I've been scouring the threads here to find anything relevant to my situation, which is: Completed internship in another state, got my Ph.D., and interviewed for several "formal" postdocs in California. Was not offered a position. Applied for Psych assistant jobs at Kaiser. Told that...