Post-Doctoral Residency in Psychology

Two Post-doctoral Resident positions are being offered at FAU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). This is a full-time, 12-month post-doctoral residency. Our residency program is unique in not only offering traditional generalist training but also offers a specialty emphasis area for advanced training. Emphasis areas include but are not limited to eating disorders, training & supervision, group counseling, assessment, sport psychology and trauma-focused therapy (See post-doc brochure for further information on emphasis areas). The post-doc program allows for flexibility and for residents to individualize their experiences to align with their goals and solidify their professional identities.

The fellow is required to complete 2000 hours, including a minimum of 900 hours in activities related to direct clinical contact. For more information please refer to our  post-doctoral residency training program brochure 

The residency tentatively begins August 5th, 2024 and the salary is  $70,000 annual compensation.. Residents will also receive up to 80 hours of annual leave, 80 hours of sick leave, and 40 hours of professional development leave for the year. In addition, FAU CAPS has a hybrid system of in-person and telehealth services. Residents will have one remote day per week and have extra remote days that can be used throughout the semester.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology by start date
  • Successfully completed an APA-accredited internship prior to start date
  • Need to obtain clinical hours needed for licensure
  • Committed to providing high quality clinical services that integrate cultural competency frameworks.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice
Desired Qualifications 
  • Strong commitment and experience with diverse individuals and communities including but not limited to: students of color, working-class/working-poor populations, first generation students, LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming clients, people with disabilities
  • Experience working within a University Counseling Center and/or with college students. 
  • Experience providing group therapy and outreach programs.
  • Experience providing supervision to practicum/extern student therapists. 

Note:  Selected residents are required to successfully pass a level 2 background check as a condition of employment.

Application Process   

Application Deadline  is open until filled.  We are accepting applications starting 8/28/2023 and are reviewing on a rolling basis for the entire Fall semester.

Please including the following in your application. It is preferable that all materials are submitted in one email from the applicant. However, if letter writers prefer to send letters themselves, this is permissible. To apply to residency position, please email the following to our Postdoctoral Residency Coordinator, Jennifer Jacobson, at 

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses experiences relevant to working with our diverse population, outlines your goals for the residency year and early career profession including how this site will assist you in accomplishing these, and how you incorporate cultural competencies into your professional identity.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Letters of Recommendation including either the internship training director or internship clinical supervisor.
  • An unofficial graduate school transcript. Official transcript may be required if selected for the resident position.
  • Position will remain open until filled. This website will be updated when positions are filled.

Application review will start August 28,2023 and stay open until the beginning of January 2024. Zoom interviews for selected applicants will take place as applications come through. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible. Please feel free to send applications in early. Positions will be open until filled. Initial offers for the position will be made as soon as interviews are completed and the search committee reviews the candidate.