To be considered for interview, WKPIC requires 3 letters of reference, 2 of which must be from clinical supervisors. No supplemental materials required.
WKPIC typically offers 1-2 interview days in the month of January, preceding the Match deadline for that internship year. Candidates are selected for interview based on related experience, academic performance, essays, recommendation letters, and expressed interests.
Interviews are conducted at Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville, KY. The interview day consists of behavioral-based interviewing, evaluation of a case study, opportunities to speak formally and informally with current interns and faculty, and a tour of Western State Hospital. Previous applicants have suggested that wearing comfortable shoes is a good idea, and we’re fine with that!
Extensive preparation for interview is not necessary. Prospective interns have already prepared through years of schooling and clinical experience. If applicants coming for interview would like additional information on our thinking about this experience, check out WKPIC blog posts associated with the Application Tips category.