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Counseling Center

Internship: Application

To apply to the American University Counseling Center clinical internship, please submit the following using the online AAPI:

1. Current APPIC application for psychology internship
2. Official transcripts of all graduate work
3. Current vita
4. Three letters of recommendation -- at least two from clinical supervisors

**The match number for the American University Counseling Center is: 177811. Please see the National Matching Services website for more information.

Submit all documents with the online AAPI and address your cover letter to:

Natalie Rusch, PhD
Interim Associate Director for Training
American University, MGC-214
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20016-8150

(Please Note: Direct all inquiries regarding the status and completion of your application to Dr. Natalie Rusch, Interim Associate Director for Training, at

Applications must be received electronically using the online AAPI by November 1st.

Selected applicants will be interviewed in mid-December and early January.

The AU Counseling Center Doctoral Internship is a member of APPIC. This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

The AU Counseling Center Doctoral Internship program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Information regarding APA accreditation guidelines can be obtained through the APA Commission on Accreditation:
c/o Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979
TDD/TTY: 202-336-6123
Fax: 202-336-5978