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 Adult Clinical and Health Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship Application Criteria


Our recruitment starts in October 2020. We have two open positions for the Adult Clinical and Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship. We invite applicants from APA/CPA accredited graduate psychology programs and APA accredited internship sites to apply. Applicants must demonstrate that all requirements for the doctoral degree will be met and the doctoral degree will be awarded prior to the start of the fellowship.     

You may submit application materials using the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral application Central Application system (APPA CAS) available here. Include in the APPA CAS documents your reasons for seeking this fellowship, your training and career goals, what assets you bring to the fellowship, and three letters of recommendation (with particular reference to your clinical skills). We request that one of these letters be from your current internship training director or clinical supervisor.  Receipt of a copy of your official graduate school transcripts is required. Please contact us if you have any difficulty accessing application materials.


Graduate School and Internship: Applications will be accepted from individuals who have received or will be receiving their doctoral degree from an APA or CPA-accredited graduate program.  Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing an internship at an APA-accredited internship program.

Clinical Experience: At the beginning of the postdoctoral psychology fellowship, the fellow must have completed at least 1,500 hours of supervised experience in clinical practice during graduate school and/or internship training. 

Licensure: Should Wisconsin adopt an interim license for postdoctoral psychology fellows, fellows agree to attain the interim licensure as soon as possible during the fellowship.  Applicants who seek to continue in the fellowship program for a second year must attain licensure as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin.  Obtaining your first license is a major professional milestone.  We provide significant support to assist fellow with this process.  A more detailed description of the requirements for licensure in Wisconsin can be obtained from the State of Wisconsin Psychology Examining Board.  Please review these requirements and forms.

Credentialing: You must be available via both email and mail during the two months prior to the start of fellowship to complete paperwork for credentialing.

Application Deadline: 

For more information or questions regarding the application and support materials, please contact Jennifer Michels, Ph.D., ABPP via email at

Application Review:

Applications will be reviewed upon being accessible on APPA CAS. Submission deadline is February 1, 2021.

Interviews: We highly value the opportunity to interview applicants.  In the wake of COVID-19 restrictions, we will utilize remote interview formats.

Selection :

Our program follows the APPIC Selection Guidelines. This means:

1. We make offers on the Uniform Notification Date (UND) of February 22, 2021 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, 9 a.m. Central Standard Time.

2. If you receive an offer from another program prior to that time, please contact us as we have the option to make a reciprocal offer.

3. You may hold an offer for at least two hours.

Applicants who are selected for a fellowship position will be offered a contract.

APPIC Postdocs resources available here.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.