Psychology Resident

Purdue University,

Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Thu, Jan 14th, '21


Until position is filled.

Start Date:

August 9,2021

Last Updated:

Thu, Jan 14th, '21

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  • Full Time

This Psychology Residency provides an opportunity to fulfill the supervised hours of practice requirement that are needed to apply for licensure as a professional psychologist, culminating in full certification as an independently functioning psychologist. Professional development clinical supervision and performance evaluation will be provided. 

This staff member will participate in a variety of supervised activities representing a wide breadth of professional psychology in the university counseling center setting. This includes direct service delivery of various modalities of therapy (including crisis intervention and group), diagnostics, psycho-educational outreach programming, consultation, supervision of clinical services (as a supervisee), and participation in staff planning meetings. 


Purdue University is a coeducational, state-assisted system in Indiana. Founded in 1869 and named after benefactor John Purdue, we are one of the nation’s leading research institutions with a reputation for excellent and affordable education.

We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Our West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, we have 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 850 student organizations.

Region Description:

Purdue University is located in Northwest Indiana, about mid-way between Indianapolis and Chicago. By car one can get to Indianapolis in one hour, Chicago in two hours, and either Cincinnati or Louisville in 3 hours.



  • Completion of all formal requirements toward a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, including a pre-doctoral internship in professional psychology and all course work and qualifying exams necessary for the title of doctoral candidate; one thousand cumulative hours in supervised practicum courses; and, at minimum, acceptance of dissertation proposal by dissertation committee. 
  • Successful completion of one-year pre-doctoral internship in professional psychology, preferably APA approved and in a university counseling center setting.
  • Excellent skills as a clinician (assessment, diagnostic and intervention skills).
  • Good communication skills (oral, written).
  • Planning, problem-solving, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels. 
  • Must adhere to professional ethical standards.
  • Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology impacting psychological and counseling services. 
  • Personal computer and related software skills necessary.


  • Completed dissertation, and conferred Doctoral degree.

 Additional Information:

  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position. 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime).
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution waiting period.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application online at the URL listed below along with a cover letter and curriculum vitae for Psychology Resident, Requisition ID 12661

In addition to your online submission, we ask that you also submit your application materials to Kyle Kittleson, Psy. D., HSPP search chair at