Thank you for your interest in opportunities with New York University's Counseling and Wellness Services. We offer postdoctoral fellowships and psychology externships.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

The NYU Student Health Center's Counseling and Wellness Services announces the availability of five postdoctoral psychology fellowships (appointment period: September 1 - August 31). Our clinic offers training with a multidisciplinary team (psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, case managers, and nutritionists in providing crisis intervention in our Wellness Unit, brief psychotherapy, and group psychotherapy with a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students both from international countries as well as the U.S. When the client caseload allows, there may also be opportunities for outreach to the NYU community. Training includes weekly seminars, supervision, staff meetings, and case presentations.

Position Summary

An opening exists in this state-of-the-art and quality-driven facility for five Psychology Fellows. Under clinical supervision, these fellows will provide clinical assessment, short-term psychotherapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention to NYU student population. In addition, Fellows will participate in didactic and case seminars.


  • Provide individual therapy, about half of the time in your clinical specialty area (Trauma, Substance Use, or Eating Disorders) and half with the general student population.
  • Crisis intervention for one shift in Wellness Crisis Unit per week
  • Attend Clinical Team Meetings, Seminar, Staff Meetings, Individual and Group Supervision
  • Mentor one junior trainee (Psychology extern) from a New-York area program

Description of Specialty Training

Placement on teams will depend on interest of the candidate, needs of the team and needs of the staff.


We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Please submit an application, a detailed cover letter explaining your interest and clinical experience with young adults, a current CV, and three letters of recommendation for this position. 

Apply on using Job Posting number 2023-12739. Select "N2-Other Websites" when asked "how were you referred to NYU?" Only online submissions will be accepted.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting November 13, 2023 and interviews will be conducted until all five positions are filled.


For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Wern How Yam, Assistant Director, Psychology Training and Professional Development, at

NYU Student Health Center
Counseling and Wellness Services
726 Broadway, Suite 471
New York, NY 10003-9502

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Psychology Externship

Open to all Ph.D. or Psy.D. candidates in graduate programs in the New York Metro area; expectation of 16-20 hours per week.

We participate in the NYNJADOT externship recruiting process. Kindly refer to the NYNJADOT website for more information regarding the externship. Information about our site will become active in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Psychology Directors of New York State. Please refer to the guidelines on the NYNJADOT website for the most current information regarding the application process for the 2024-2025 academic year.  We use the uniform notification date as noted on the NYNJADOT website. 


Questions? Contact Dr. Wern How Yam, Assistant Director, Psychology Training and Professional Development, at

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