Post Graduate Professional Internship for Psychologists

It is a formative experience required for the access to the regulated professions. The duration depends on the indication of the individual Order.

The professional internship is characterized as a mandatory supervised practice, necessary to gain access to the qualifying examination. It has to be carried out in associated facilities deemed appropriate by the University, in accordance with the qualified professional Order.


POST GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS

It is the post graduate internship necessary for the admission to the A and B sections of the Register of Psychologists.

The graduated students of the eCampus University master's degree course in Psychology can get access to the yearly professional internship, valid for admission to the state examination for the licence to practice the Psychologist profession (section A of the professional register).
The graduated students of the eCampus University degree course in Sciences and Techniques of Psychology  can get access to the yearly professional internship, valid for admission to the state examination for Doctor in psychological technicques for the services to the individual and to the community (section B of the professional register). 


Starting in the year 2018, for the eCampus university the commencement of the internship are scheduled for 15 April and 15 October. In order to start the internship it is forseen the payment to the University of a contribution of € 200,00.

 

In order to get admitted to an internship period it is mandatory to pass the COURSE ON SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE (as per D. Lgs 81/08). All the eCampus students may attend to the online course freely accessing to the following site: https://sicurezzaonline8108.it


The detailed procedure for the correct activation and the correct performance of a curricular internship is the following:


  1. INDIVIDUATION OF THE HOST ENTITY –  ACCREDITATION and AGREEMENT

The existence of an agreement signed between the University and the company/host entity is an essential requirement for the activation of an internship.

In order to become associated with our University the Entities must, first and foremost, be accredited to the Order of Psychologists of Lombardy (OPL) according to the national guidelines relating to the post graduate professionalizing internships published by the National Counsel of Psychologists (CNOP), the accreditation of the Entities is the responsibility of the Order of Psychologists of Lombardy (OPL), represented by the Joint Committee comprised of the Order itself and of the internship managers of all the Universities of Lombardy (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart - Milan and Brescia branches, University of the Studies of Bergamo, University of the Studies Milano-Bicocca, University of the Studies of Pavia, e-Campus telematic University, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

  1. company/entity already affiliated with eCampus

The aspiring intern can request a list of the already affiliated companies/entities closer to their area to the Post Graduate Professional Internship Office. Once the company of interest has been identified it falls to the student to contact it in order to ask for availability on the activation of the intership. 

  1. company/entity still not affiliated with eCampus

    1) Entities already accredited by OPL with no active agreement with eCampus

All the accredited entites are inserted on a regional list, which the aspiring intern can consult on the following webpage: http://tirocini.opl.it/elenco.php

If the intern is interested in a not affiliated entity/company he may contact the facility asking for their availability and sign an agreement with eCampus, an essential condition to proceed with the internship. 

In case the entity was interested, the aspiring intern must communicate it to the Internship Office (tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it) in order to activate the agreement procedure.

 

  • 2) New entities - not accredited

If the aspiring interest is interested in carrying out a post graduate internship at an entity that is not present in the regional list, it will be necessary to activate the request procedure for the accreditation to the OPL.

The new Entity can submit the accreditation request to the OPL (using the address https://tirocini.opl.it/nuovo-ente.php in order to insert the basic biographical data and using the access credentials sent by OPL in order to complete the rest of the details needed for the evaluation of the accreditation. Said procedures will be evaluated by the Joint Committee which will express its decision on the suitability of the entity (decision which will be directly communicated to the entity).

In order to get a response in a timely manner for the activation of the internship it is necessary for the applications to be submitted to the OPL in a timely manner, in accordance with the following schedule:

  • by 1 December for the activation of the 15 April internship 

  • by 1 May for the activation of the 15 October internship

After the activation of the accreditation the entities may request the activation of the agreement to the eCampus University Internship Office (tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it) for the activation of the agreement procedure (the agreement must be subscribed at least a month prior to the beginning of the internship).

The agreement must be filled in and signed by the company and emailed at tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it

Said document must then be contersigned and resent by the University. 

 

  1. TRAINING PROJECT AND PAYMENT

The second, essential act for the activation of the internship is filling in the training project, where the implementation time and the purposes of the internship are indicated.

Once the aspiring interns have chosen the entity and  verified the existence of an agreement with our University, they must contact the internship office (tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it) in order to ask for the documents needed for the activation of the 15 April or 15 October internship.

The intern will receive from the delegated office the "training project" form, also downloadable from the site, which he must fill in along with the company tutor.

Within a month and a half from the beginning of the internship (by 1 March for the 15 April internship and by 1 September for the 15 October internship) the form, subscribed by the intern and the company tutor, must be emailed in PDF format at tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it, for the approval and the countersign of the university tutor, along with a copy of the payment of  200,00 euro for the insurance policies and the secretariat services

Information for the bank transfer:

reason for the payment: indicate the name and the surname of the intern along with the following lettering “contributo tirocinio post laurea psicologia” 

Bank:
BANCA INTESA SAN PAOLO FILIALE DI MARIANO COMENSE
C/C: 100000002479
Payable to: UNIVERSITA' TELEMATICA E-CAMPUS
ABI: 03069
CAB: 51500
IBAN: IT 18 D 03069 51500 100000002479
SWIFT: BCITITMM



  1. DURING THE INTERNSHIP

During the internship period the company tutor must fill in the "attendance register", keeping track the intern's worked hours. 

  1. AT THE END OF THE INTERNSHIP

  1. Once the internship period has been completed the "evaluation report" must be filled in and signed by the company tutor, while the intern must:

  • Fill in and sign the "post-internship report"

  • Send all the paper documentation:

               * training project (duly signed)

               * post-internship report

               * evaluation report

               * attendance register

by registered mail to the psychology post graduate internship office (eCampus University, via Isimbardi nr. 10 – 22060 – Novedrate (CO).

 

  1. Once received all the documents, the psychology post graduate internship office will email the internship certificate, requested for the inscription to the state examination, to the account of the intern. 



WE INVITE THE ASPIRING INTERN TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE INTERNSHIP OFFICE IN A TIMELY MANNER IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE DEADLINES.

For further information and to prepare the needed documents contact the psychology post graduate internship office.


Tel: 031 79421 (Tuesday through Friday, 9.00-15.00)

Email: tirocinio.postlauream.psicologia@uniecampus.it

POSTGRADUATE INTERNSHIP FORMS

Psychologists agreement form