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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
  • Charlottesville Empowerment
  • Children’s Hospital of Richmond
  • Partners in Parenting
  • Richmond (McGuire) VA Medical Center
  • Spectrum Transformation
  • VCU Department of Family Medicine
  • VCU Department of Psychiatry
  • VCU Department of Pediatrics
  • VCU Department of Trauma Surgery and Evans Haynes Burn Center
  • VCU Medical Center Division of Neuro-Oncology / Massey Cancer Center
  • Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Virginia Treatment Center for Children

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.

  • Charleston Consortium Internship, Charleston, SC
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Dupont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DC
  • Harvard Medical School - Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • James A. Haley VA, Tampa, FL
  • 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
  • Pennsylvania State University—Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
  • VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • VA Maryland Healthcare System/University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • VA New Jersey Health Care System, Lyons, NJ
  • VA Puget Sound, Seattle, WA
  • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Richmond, VA
  • West Virginia University – Charleston, Charleston, WV


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