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Welcome to the American Psychological Association’s index of externship opportunities in the New York-New Jersey region. It is maintained by the American Psychological Association (APA). You can return to this page at any time by clicking on the Main Page button on the Navigation menu. You can contact us HERE.

This website is provided as a courtesy by the American Psychological Association. Pages are maintained by externship sites. APA is not responsible for the accuracy of the information contained here. If you find out-of-date or incorrect information, please inform the externship site. Most sites provide an email address or a website for accessing contact information.

Table of Contents

To visit the complete list of practicum sites currently available, click HERE

Log In Information

If you are a new externship director and want to create an account for editing purposes, you can contact us HERE.

If you are an existing externship director and lose your log in information, please use the following steps:
For your user name:

  • In the toolbox menu to the left, click on Special pages.
  • Under "Users and rights," click on "User list."
  • Search for your user name. It will almost always be your first initial and last name. Pay attention to its capitalization: user names are case sensitive on wikis!!

For your password:

  • Click on the log in link at the top right corner of the window.
  • Click on the "Forgot your password" link.
  • Enter your user name and click on e-mail new password. This will be sent to the email address from which you first requested an account. Your password is also case sensitive!!


To search for specific activities, you can enter search terms such as child or neuropsych in the Search box on the top right. However, it is recommended you search using Google or another search engine instead. For example, you can use this Google search to identify all pages that refer to children: child.

Externship Applications and Acceptances

The Psychology Directors of New York State (PSYDNYS) and the New York New Jersey Association of Directors of Training (NYNJADOT) have developed guidelines to govern the process of applying to externships and accepting externship offers. The guidelines are available HERE. The list of training directors/externship coordinators for the doctoral programs may be found HERE.

If you are a student and believe you have been treated unfairly or inappropriately by an externship site, you can report complaints or problems to us HERE

Externship Availability

As externships select externs for the current academic year, they should update the status of the process on THIS PAGE. Students can use this page to identify sites that are still accepting applications or that have completed the selection process. Warning: Sites are responsible for updating this information, so information may not be accurate.

No longer accepting applications

To Edit Pages

If you would like to add a practicum site or edit one of your pages and have an account, log in HERE. If you would like to add a site or edit a page and do not yet have an account, contact us HERE.

If you are editing and want to learn more about formatting in the wiki, visit HERE.

Help on Wiki Formatting

Please see User Help for usage and configuration help with MediaWiki.

This site was founded by Robert McGrath, Ph.D. and originally developed by Andreas Michaelides, Ph.D., now a graduate of the Ph.D. Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.