We are a CPA accredited internship, and therefore accept applicants from CPA accredited universities, or equivalent status.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not consider applications from individuals ineligible to work in Canada at the time the internship start date would commence. This includes U.S. Citizens or Citizens from other countries who do not ALREADY have in place the appropriate work visas or permits to work in Canada. If you are an international student attending a Canadian University and have the appropriate work visa / permit for employment in Canada you are welcome to apply. Canadian Citizens, Landed Immigrants in Canada who are completing graduate training the USA may still apply based on their eligibility to work in Canada.
NORPIC is a member of the Association of Psychology Post Doctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). Applicants should follow the procedures outlined on the APPIC website. All materials are to be submitted electronically (via the AAPI Online centralized application portal), including the verification of internship eligibility and readiness by the academic Director of Clinical Training (DCT Portal). Three reference letters should also be included and submitted via the AAPI Online Reference Portal. Letters should comply with the CCPPP guidelines for letters of reference (see Appendix).
More information can be found at: http://www.natmatch.com/psychint
KEY MATCH DATES FOR ENTRY INTO THE RESIDENCY IN SEPTEMBER 2024
Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers
INTERNSHIP MATCHING PROGRAM
SCHEDULE OF DATES
Internship Site Registration: Registration emails for participation in the Match are sent to Training Directors, who must complete the online registration process using the NMS Match System. Applicant Registration: Beginning in July, applicants can register for the APPIC Match via the Match website at natmatch.com/psychint. Prior to registering, applicants should review the information in the Applicant Registration section of the Match website. Applicants are required to provide their Match Code Number on their AAPI applications, therefore applicants must register for the Match before submitting applications to internship programs.
Applicants must apply to internship programs using the AAPI application service. Application deadlines for training sites vary and may be found in the APPIC Directory.
OCTOBER 1, 2023
By this date, a list of internship programs participating in the Match is available on the Match website at natmatch.com/psychint.
DECEMBER 31, 2023
For applicants registering for the Match after this date, the applicant’s Director of Clinical Training must provide explicit authorization to NMS before the registration can be completed.
MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2024
Phase I Rankings Open: Applicants and programs may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match using the NMS Match System.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2024
Phase I Rank Order List Deadline: Applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match must be entered and certified in the NMS Match System by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
No changes for Phase I, including new registrations for Phase I, withdrawals, entering or certifying rankings, can be made in the NMS Match System after this date. Applicants who register after this date may participate in Phase II of the Match.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2024
APPIC Phase I Match Day: Results of Phase I of the Match are released to applicants, internship Training Directors, and Directors of Clinical Training of academic programs. Result information is distributed by email and is available online in the NMS Match System beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Internship Training Directors must send letters of confirmation of the Match result for Phase I to matched applicants and their academic Directors of Clinical Training shortly after receipt of the Match results, in accordance with APPIC Match Policies.
Available Positions: A list of programs with positions available in Phase II of the Match is provided on the Match website at natmatch.com/psychint beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. No action to fill positions offered in Phase II is to be taken prior to 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Applications to Programs: Applicants who are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match can submit applications to programs that are participating in Phase II beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time using the AAPI application service.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2024
Applicants and programs that are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match can access the NMS Match System to update their status and profile information for Phase II (e.g., withdraw or reactivate, update contact information, etc.).
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2024
Phase II Application Deadline: All programs participating in Phase II of the Match must accept applications submitted by applicants until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Programs may elect to continue accepting applications for Phase II of the Match beyond this deadline, but are not required to do so.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2024
Programs participating in Phase II can view and download applications from the AAPI system beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Phase II Rankings Open: Applicants and programs that are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase II using the NMS Match System.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2024
Phase II Rank Order List Deadline: The deadline for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
No changes for Phase II, including registrations, withdrawals, entering or certifying rankings, can be made in the NMS Match System after this date.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2024
APPIC Phase II Match Day: Results of Phase II of the Match are released to applicants, internship Training Directors, and Directors of Clinical Training of academic programs. Result information is distributed by email and is available online in the NMS Match System beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Internship Training Directors must send letters of confirmation of the Match result for Phase II to matched applicants and their academic Directors of Clinical Training shortly after receipt of the Match results, in accordance with APPIC Match Policies.
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, Training Directors of training sites that have available positions may notify APPIC that they want their positions listed in the Post-Match Vacancy Service.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2024
Post-Match Vacancy Service Opens: The APPIC Post-Match Vacancy Service provides information on available positions beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled after Phase II is to be taken prior to 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2024
NMS Match System Closes: Information regarding the results of the Match for applicants and programs will no longer be available in the NMS Match System.
Candidates will be selected for interview and in accordance with the other internship programs in Canada, a common notification date of the first Friday in December was decided to notify for interviews. Candidates will collect all offers of interviews on the Friday and are asked not to respond until the following Monday once they have had a time to organize their offers. All interviews are conducted virtually. Candidates not selected for interview will also be notified by email on the same day.
Please note, we are committed to only collecting information that is required to process your application. This information is shared only with those individuals involved in the evaluation of your internship application. After the match process is completed, all application materials are destroyed and only AAPI files for matched residents are retained.
CANADIAN IMPORTANT DATES FOR RESIDENCY MATCH and INTERVIEW PROCESS
Events / Milestones
September 2024 Admission
September 2025 Admission
September 2026 Admission
Universal Notification Date for Interview Offers
Friday December 1, 2023
Friday December 6, 2024
Friday December 5, 2025
Universal Notification Date for Applicants to Respond
Monday December 4, 2023
Monday December 9, 2024
Monday December 8, 2025
All applications must be submitted by November 15th, 2023.
In your cover letter, please clearly indicate whether you are applying for one or more of our available rotations.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants may apply to more than one rotation if desired but may not be interviewed for all rotations that are applied to.
Our program may contact references for further information.
*** If you had placements and / or requirements that were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, please request that your Director of Clinical Training highlight the nature of this impact in their portion of the APPIC application. If you had placements that were cancelled or prematurely terminated, please describe the training and hours that were anticipated in your cover letter. In the event that your hours fall short of the minimal requirements due to COVID-19, this shortfall will not be held against you.
Dr. Sara Hagstrom, C. Psych.
Psychologist – SJCG /Training Director NORPIC
710 Victoria Avenue East
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5P7