Intern Expectations

The NM-PIC training program is a year-long, full-time doctoral internship training experience. Doctoral interns are expected to complete 2000 hours of training during the year. Doctoral interns are also expected to achieve the goals and objectives of the internship program, as stated on the “Philosophy” page of this site, and to abide by the APA Code of Ethics, and the requirements of the NM-PIC training program. NM-PIC doctoral interns at Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) and the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute (NMBHI) are employees of their respective agencies, and interns at Iina Counseling Center are employees of  Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, and all are expected to abide by the rules and regulations of their employers.

Please visit the Program Structure page for more information regarding NM-PIC policies and expectations These procedures will also be provided in hard copy to all interns during orientation.