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College of Humanities & Sciences

Psychology Department

Practica and Internships

Recent Practicum Site Placements

Beginning in your fourth year of the program, you will spend 12-20 hours per week at a practicum site in the greater Richmond community. One year of off-campus practicum is required, but you may choose to add an additional year. 

  • Central State Hospital
  • Chesterfield Women’s Detention and Diversion Center
  • Children’s Hospital of Richmond
  • ChildSavers
  • Commonwealth Autism Service
  • Mental Health Resources, PC
  • Neuropsychological Services of Virginia
  • Piedmont Geriatric Hospital
  • Richmond (McGuire) VA Medical Center
  • VCU Department of Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • VCU Department of Psychiatry
  • VCU Department of Pediatrics
  • VCU Medical Center Division of Neuro-Oncology / Massey Cancer Center
  • VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
  • Virginia Treatment Center for Children
  • William & Mary Counseling Center

Recent Internship Site Placements

In your final year of the program, you will participate in a year-long internship experience. Internship is designed to enhance your clinical skills and prepare you for work as a psychologist.

  • Baylor College of Medicine – Pediatrics/ Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, FL
  • Brown University Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
  • Charleston Consortium Internship, Charleston, SC
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
  • Dupont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DC
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
  • James Madison University Counseling, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Harvard Medical School - Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Kennedy Krieger/Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Mailman Center for Child Development/University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA
  • Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
  • Pinecrest Supports and Services Center, Pineville, LA
  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA
  • Spring Grove Hospital Center, Catonsville, MD
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, FL
  • University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • University of Southern California/Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
  • VA Maryland Healthcare System/University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • VA New Jersey Health Care System, Lyons, NJ
  • VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA
  • VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
  • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Richmond, VA
  • West Virginia University – Charleston, Charleston, WV
  • Yale University – Psychiatry, New Haven, CT


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