Training Department

Please visit our Supervisors page to learn about our Training Team!

Training Programs

Training Programs:

For an up to date list and description of our training programs, please click here.for the Doctoral Intenrship Training Brochure.

Requirements for Hume Center Trainees:

  • The Hume Center training year is from August to August.
  • Practicum students are expected to accrue between 700 and 1000 hours.
  • Full-time postdoctoral fellows are expected to accrue between 1500 and 2000 hours.
  • Full-time Doctoral Interns and Masters Associates are expected to accrue between 1900 and 2000 hours.


  • Three weeks of personal time off (PTO), eleven holidays, and one cultural holiday
    • PTO is not to be taken during the last month of the training year
  • Please note that our BAPIC listings indicate that we no longer offer a stipend for Practicum Internships, however, we are able to provide daily reimbursement for costs accrued.
  • Our Doctoral Interns are hired as tempoary employees and paid hourly and they generally earn around $34,944 a year 
  • Our Post-Doctoral Fellows and Masters Associates are generally temporary employees. For more information on Post-Graduate positions, please contact Human Resources.


  • 40 hours/week for full time Interns, Associates, and Post-Doctoral Fellows.
  • 20 hours/week for full time practicum trainees (unless otherwise arranged with your school).
  • Meeting requirements will depend on your program assignments.  

Rate for Standard Trainee Positions:                                             

POSITION                                                           RATE

PRACTICUM                                                       Daily reimbrusement (reference BAPIC website)     


Starting at $25.65/hour ($53,348 a year). Increases to $33.25/hour once registered with the Board of Psychology. Therefore, if the Doctoral Intern completes their onboarding paperwork and processes early enough to become registered and waivered by the first day of the Internship, their annual pay would be around $69,155.


Masters-level Associates (AMFT, ACSW, ACPP) wages start at $59,276 a year. Requires registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.


Post-Doctoral Fellows wages start at $72,614 a year. Requires registration with the Board of Psychology.

Application Process

The Hume Center is a member of APPIC, CAPIC, and BAPIC and abides by the application calendar and procedures of APPIC and BAPIC primarily. If you are applying through the above sites please abide to their application processes and disregard the application requirements below. Please note: Hume Center only considers CAPIC applications if there are openings after APPIC Phase I and Phase II.

Required application materials:

  • Cover letter clearly stating department interest(s)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Graduate school transcript


  • Masters Practicum: Apply by February 29
  • Doctoral Practicum: BAPIC deadlines apply
  • Doctoral Intern: APPIC deadlines apply
  • Post-Graduates: Applications are accepted year-round by HR. Applying before February 29 for a Post Masters position and before January 1 is the best time to apply for a Post Doc position starting on the normal August-August cycle. While many Post-Graduates do complete their year during the standard August-August year, many others apply at other times and start as needed throughout the year.
  • Rolling deadline until positions filled for all positions not filled immediately through the standard processes.

The Hume Center abides by the application calendar and procedures of APPIC. Hume Center utilizes CAPIC to consider applications only if there are openings left after APPIC Phase I and Phase II.

Send application materials to:

Training Department
The Hume Center
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Phone: (925) 825-1793