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Professional Training


DePaul Family & Community Services is pleased to announce we are accepting applications for a variety of clinical externship training opportunities for pre-doctoral graduate students in psychology for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled; however, we encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible, as we will review materials and offer interviews as applications are received.

All positions are unpaid clinical experiences and require a 07/01/2019 to 06/30/2020 commitment.  Please refer to the application and externship descriptions listed below. Please contact Julie Brosnan, Psy.D., Coordinator of Training, DePaul Family & Community Services, with additional questions (email:; phone 773-325-7790). 

Please note there will be required trainings during the month of July.

Externship Descriptions:

EARLY Externship
Latino Mental Health Externship
School-Based, Trauma-Focused Training Opportunities with Children & Adolescents at DePaul Family & Community Services 2019-2020

Materials you will need to complete the application:

  •  Personal contact information
  • Education information
  • Rankings of the externship opportunities
  • Eligibility affidavit (explaining history of any disciplinary action)
  • Contact information for two (2) letter writers
  • Documents to upload
    • A cover letter clearly indicating your interest and fit to one or more of the specific externship opportunities
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Writing Sample
    • Official Graduate Transcript(may upload instructions to access transcript

DePaul FCS Externship Application

Letters of Recommendation

Applicants must request two (2) letter writers submit letters of recommendation via online. Letter writers will complete a brief questionnaire regarding the applicant and upload a statement/letter of recommendation on their behalf. Letter writers should use the following link for their submission: DePaul FCS Externship Letter of Recommendation