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Salary & Benefits

Psychology Doctoral Internship

Stipend and Benefits

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Stipend of $36,812
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) (15 days) per year
  • 6 Paid holidays that do not come out of PTO
  • 2 Wellness half-days per quarter that are not counted against PTO
  • 2 Travel Days for conference attendance per year
  • 2 Travel days for job/fellowship interviewing per year
  • $1,500 CME allowance for licensure preparation, conference attendance, travel, per year
  • Health- and related Insurances: dental, disability, life

Paid Time-off

In addition to the six institution-wide holidays, interns are provided with 15 days of paid time-off each year to be used at their discretion. 

Books and Conferences

Each intern receives a $1,500 allowance to spend on educational materials or conference attendance. Interns are encouraged to attend local CME conferences sponsored by the hospital free of charge.

Maternity/Paternity/Caregiver Leave

Each intern is allowed up to 12 weeks' leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for maternity, paternity, adoption, or serious illness in a family member. Program directors will work with each intern to make up any time lost so that all licensing requirements may be met in a timely fashion.

Leaves of Absence

All leaves of absence, including medical, family, military, disability, or personal, may be taken in accordance with the applicable Phoenix Children's Leave of Absence Policy, which can be accessed on Phoenix Children's intranet (PolicyIQ) or by requesting copies from Phoenix Children's Academic Affairs Office. The Intern acknowledges that the impact of leave may require an extension of the Intern’s Program and affect specialty board certification requirements. Accordingly, the amount of leave time that will prolong the training time for the Intern shall be determined by the Training Director and the requirements of the applicable Training Committee and/or certifying specialty board.


Each intern has unlimited access to the biomedical library. This includes access via the internet to electronic databases and stored journals.

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