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Qualifications and Stipend

Fellowship applicants must have prior to the fellowship start date:

Evanston Campus Fellowship

Qualified candidates for the Evanston Campus Fellowship should have strong clinical skills in individual and group therapy, short-term treatment, assessment, case management, clinical consultation, and crisis intervention.  Preferred candidates will have counseling center experience and experience working with undergraduate and graduate students.

The position is one year in duration with a start date on August 1, 2022.  The position carries a stipend of at least $47,469 plus benefits.  (For the purpose of benefits information, please note that CAPS Postdoctoral Fellows are considered "Postdoctoral Scholars" by the University.)

King Office of Sport Psychology Fellowship

The King Office of Sport Psychology Fellowship is designed for an individual who is pursuing licensure as a psychologist and is seeking specialized experience providing mental health and mental performance services to a NCAA Division I student-athlete population.  The Fellow will be a member of a sport psychology team that includes 4 licensed psychologists and a sport psychiatrist who provide counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and performance psychology services to more than 500 student-athletes on 19 varsity teams.  The King Office of Sport Psychology is located at the Walter Athletics Center on Northwestern’s Evanston Campus.

Candidates should be highly motivated, doctoral graduates of APA-accredited counseling or clinical psychology programs, who have completed an APA-accredited doctoral internship.  Experience working with student-athletes and collegiate settings is preferred, though not required.  Candidates who have a strong interest in collegiate student-athlete mental health and in working with intercollegiate teams and staff is desirable. Qualified candidates will have strong clinical skills in counseling, intake assessment, and crisis management. A solid understanding of professional ethics and boundaries, demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and commitment to an anti-racist workplace are a must.

The position is one year in duration with a start date on August 1, 2022.  The position carries a stipend of at least $47,469 plus benefits.  (For the purpose of benefits information, please note that CAPS Postdoctoral Fellows are identified as "Postdoctoral Scholars" by the University.)