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Predoctoral Practicum in Psychology, Education, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology

We sponsor nine- to twelve-month, part-time predoctoral internships each year starting in the summer or fall. Potential applicants should be current students in an accredited graduate program, have experience working with children and adolescents, and have a demonstrated history of interest in autism spectrum disorders (practica, graduate coursework, etc.). Interns may conduct diagnostic evaluations of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and may be involved in individual therapy, social skills groups, and school consultations.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2010-2011 school year. Please visit our website again soon for information about 2011 - 2012 internship and fellowship opportunities.

Application procedure for pre- or postdoctoral positions

The application procedure involves submission of the following items:

  1. Cover letter, including preference for the Seattle or Tacoma training site
  2. Current resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Written sample of a recent clinical evaluation performed in your practice
  5. Completed application form [ download here ]

Please send all application materials to

Attn: Training Coordinator
UW Autism Center
Box 358455
Seattle, WA 98402-8455

For further information, please email our training team or call 1-877-408-UWAC (8922).