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2018-2019 Postdoc Interview Thread

Discussion in 'Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]' started by syzergy, Dec 13, 2017.

  1. McCartney

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    This wait is killer. This time last year I was halfway done with internship interviews, now I'm still waiting to hear from the majority of my sites. Can this please be over nowwww?
     
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  3. ctpsy11

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    SF VA
    1/8, Email
    January 22, 24, 29, 31 + Feb 5, 7
    PTSD
     
  4. ellenew

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    Jackson Health System
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    Invite - Personal email on 1/8
    Interview dates during the weeks of 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19
    In-person preferred
     
  5. BrainLove

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    Baylor TIRR neuro personal email invite for interviews at INS

    Utah PMR neuro personal email invite for interviews at INS
     
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  6. postdochopeful

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    Temple University Tuttleman Counseling Services
    Group email
    Rejection
     
  7. coldcutcombo

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    invite - personal email 1/8
    flexible times within the next two weeks (on-site or phone/skype)
     
  8. Parabolas

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    Has anyone heard from New York Presbyterian/Weil Cornell Westchester or Columbia University Medical Center Outpatient? Applications were due almost a month ago and I'm a bit anxious!
     
  9. PalliPsych

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    - VA Palo Alto Health Care System
    - Palliative Care emphasis
    - Invite
    - 1/9/2018 via email
    -Interview dates - 2/1, 2/2, 2/5, 2/6
     
  10. NeuroLady

    NeuroLady Gero Neuro Nerd

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    Just out of curiosity: how often are psychologists going back to gain specialized experience via postdoc years after graduating? Is it commonplace or rare? Is it seen more often in specialties like neuro or rehab?
     
  11. Feelings Doctor

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    I'm similarly wondering how easy it is to gain specialized training after you're licensed... Do most folks just apply for staff positions at agencies that provide specific types of experiences/training after licensure? Or go through certificated EBP programs?
     
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  12. Therapist4Chnge

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    If you start a new thread you’ll probably get more responses from people out practicing.

    The short answer is...it isn’t likely, but in a couple of instances It could happen.
     
  13. me9898

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    It was individualized so it’s definitely possible that they are still sending out invites. Good luck!
     
  14. syzergy

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    Baylor Scott and White (neuro) personal email for interview Tuesday at INS
     
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  17. Mike Tyson

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    Emmons Wellness Center, Occidental college counseling center sent an email saying they received all my materials. They will let applicants know "by the end of January" whether they will be offering interviews.

    Stanford CAPS also sent an email letting me know they received all my materials and that interview offers would be made "by January 31st."

    I think that is such a late time frame!
     
  18. PsychCaRIH

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    Kaiser Vallejo
    Adult Track.
    Invite
    Phone call from TD 1/10 @9:44am Pacific.
    Interviews offered Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays on weeks of 2/5 and 2/12. Indicated this would be dates for all Kaisers in area.
     
  19. ellenew

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    Rejection after initial phone interview last week - Personal email
    1/9/18
    Email stated they will contact me if they do a second round of interviews
     
  20. syzergy

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    Invitation - Personal Email 1/10/18
    Asked for available dates for interview
    Will provide overnight accommodations
     
  22. ctpsy11

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    Has anyone else heard from Long Beach VA PTSD / Advanced Mental Health emphasis yet? Thanks!
     
  23. Psyche1991

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    I got an email the other day just asking when my internship ends, but nothing after that.
     
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  24. postdochopeful

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    Just checking, did anyone else apply to UCCs on the East Coast? I haven't received many notifications, but I haven't seen them on here. I know that my due dates were later and that's partly why, but I just wondered... Hope everyone's week is going well!
     
  25. Mike Tyson

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    I did not apply to any on the east coast. But I did apply to all west coast sites (CA.), and I haven't heard anything back yet. I don't know if that helps.
     
  26. postdochopeful

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    It helps a little. I would assume that they're all on a similar timetable. Thanks!
     
  27. PhDorBusted

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    Hill Center for Women at McLean Hospital - Invite offered 1/10
    Individual email - dates are to be determined based on your availability
     
  28. PalliPsych

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    - VA Portland Oregon Health Care System (VAPORHCS)
    - Palliative Care emphasis
    - Invite
    - 1/11/2018 via email
    - Interview dates by phone on 1/30/18. Gave 6 time options.

    Per the email, VAPORHCS is still reviewing applications for other tracks and will be sending out all invites within the next 10-14 days.
     
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  29. NeuroLady

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  30. Lotus143

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    Same boat.
     
  31. PalliPsych

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    - South Texas Veterans Health Care System
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    - Invite
    - 1/11/2018 via email
    - Interview dates - 1/29 and 2/1 by phone, in-person, or VTC.

    Training director mentioned that they will be sending out invites to all other emphasis areas throughout the week.
     
  32. mbneuro124

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    - Central Western Mass. VA
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    - Invite
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    - Interview dates 1/29 and 2/5 on-site

    Looks like invites are finally starting to roll in! Whew.
     
  33. PsychCaRIH

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    California College of the Arts (CCA) Caps
    Invite
    1/11 Phone call- admin asst
    interview dates 1/18, 1/22 phone and in person options with TD and Asst TD.
    2 interview process, ask for case presentation 45 mins if get to 2nd.
     
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  34. PsyDGrl

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    Has anyone heard from West LA (non-neuro) or Eastern Colorado (PTSD track)?
     
  35. Psyche1991

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    I have not heard from either of them yet too. I'm planning on emailing Colorado at the end of the day tomorrow though, since their "we received your application" email said they would respond the second week of January.
     
  36. PsyDGrl

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    That makes sense. I may do the same.
     
  37. Lotus143

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    Well, according to Snergy’s update in his first post, Eastern Colorado VA extendsd someone an invite on 1/9 via phone with open house dates on 1/26 and 2/2 although they did not specify which track. I haven’t heard from them yet on a health psych track and someone else I know haven’t heard from them yet on the ptsd track. They did say they were notifying by the “first or second week of January” so I’m anticipating it should come tomorrow.
     
  38. syzergy

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    Yeah it was me. Interview with the PTSD track at Eastern Colorado. Sorry, I'll add the track info in

    Sent from my SM-G930P using Tapatalk
     
  39. PsyDGrl

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    01/02 VA Portland PCMHI Track: via email, various time slots, skype or phone
    01/08 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: via email, 1/23 or 1/25, in-person interview (8-3)
     
  40. PsyDGrl

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    thank you :)
     
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    thank you :)
     
  42. Student in debt

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    - South Texas Veterans Health Care System
    - SUD/Homelessness
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    - 1/11/2018 via email
    - Interview dates - 1/30 and 1/31 by phone.
     
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    Has anyone heard from Hines VA, Jesse Brown VA, James Lovell VA in Chicago?
     
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    Long Beach VA neuro, invite, 1/10, in-person or phone 1/25, 1/31, 2/1, or 2/2.

    I also know that Long Beach VA invites for PTSD track also went out (1/11), but not sure about the exact interview dates
     
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    North Texas VA neuro personal email for interview at INS on Tuesday. Other days also available.

    UAB neurology personal email to interview
     
  46. catherinepsyd

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    Which track at Harbor UCLA?
     
  47. NeuroLady

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    Anyone else expecting notifications today? I don't have a great reason to think this, but I suspect that today may be a big day for notifications...?
     
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  48. Psyche1991

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    I really hope so, but I thought that last Friday too :)
     
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  49. emily621

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    Sure hope so, getting a little antsy.
    I applied to Jesse Brown and haven't heard yet.
     
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  50. syzergy

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    a friend of mine got an interview for Harbor UCLA in Behavioral Medicine for 1/25...
     
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  52. MiaWallace

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    Has anyone heard anything through the grapevine about Nemours/A.I.DuPont in Delaware? On their website it says that invitations to interview would be extended by 12/22 but I haven't heard either way and they aren't showing up here.
     

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