BU SED Hosts MPA Panel Discussion for Doctoral Students
On June 23, 2012, Boston University School of Education (BU SED) hosted the Massachusetts Psychological Association’s (MPA) panel discussion for counseling and clinical psychology doctoral students. The topic of the panel discussion was applying to internships.
The panel was led by the distinguished psychologist Eugene D’Angelo, Ph.D. ABPP. Dr. D’Angelo is chief of the Division of Psychology at Children’s Hospital in Boston and chair of Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). The panel also included Rachel Freed, M.A., a clinical psychology doctoral student at Boston University, as well as Miri Bar-Halpern, M.A., a doctoral student from the University of Hartford.
The event had a large attendance. The panel offered insight and advice on topics such as trends in admission rates and internship openings, strategies for the application process, and what the APPIC organization is doing to assist doctoral students in being admitted to internship sites. Gerald Reid, M.A. of the BU Counseling Psychology doctoral program coordinated the event to be hosted at BU SED.
The event was organized by Miri Bar-Halpern, M.A.