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Children’s National Hospital offers comprehensive internship and externship programs in Child Life Services, neuropsychology, and psychology. Our internship and externship programs are intensive, clinically based programs that offer students hands on experience delivering the highest quality of care designed with kids in mind.

Clinical Externships in Autism

Graduate students in clinical psychology or school psychology may apply for unpaid externship training with the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Hospital.

Neuropsychology Externship

This is an advanced assessment externship in the Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National. Learn more about the training opportunities available.

Neuropsychology Professional Training Opportunities

The Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National offers extensive professional training opportunities.

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Psychology

Postdoctoral fellowships are available through Psychology and Behavioral Health and are sponsored by individual faculty members.

Psychology Externship Program

Psychology and Behavioral Health offers practicum level training experiences in child clinical and pediatric psychology to students enrolled in doctoral programs in psychology.

Psychology Internship Program

We offer a comprehensive internship program in child clinical and pediatric psychology to doctoral students in psychology. The internship program provides extensive training in the many roles and functions psychologists play in healthcare today.

Research Externships in Neuropsychology and Treatment

This position will provide focused experience in conducting research on the neuropsychological profiles and/or treatment of children with autism who require minimal or no special assistance.