We are committed to nurturing the next generation of mental healthcare practitioners. We believe in collaborative care and evidence-based treatments when it comes to supporting individuals with mental health challenges. As a tertiary institution, you will get a chance to work with a multidisciplinary team in Singapore’s largest hospital and learn best practices in healthcare.

Applications for the Psychology Attachment Traineeship is closed until further notice.

The Department of Psychology at IMH is committed to nurturing individuals who are interested in a career in clinical psychology, by providing them an opportunity for observational and experiential learning. This is within the adult mental health setting where we adopt a scientist-practitioner approach, with a strong focus on conducting research and developing new psychological services.

What to Expect:

  • Minimum of 1 to 2 days per week for 6 consecutive months
  • Regular supervision by an assigned clinical psychologist
  • Relevant training opportunities
  • Certificate of attendance after completion of attachment
  • Testimonial upon request after completion of attachment
  • There will be no remuneration as this is a self-initiated attachment

Minimum qualifications: Final year student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Honours) from a recognised university

Scope of attachment activities:

  • Observational clinical experience
  • Programme development
  • Research-related activities
  • Administrative tasks

Minimum qualifications: Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Honours) from a recognised university
Scope of attachment activities:

  • Programme development
  • Direct clinical work (under supervision)
  • Research-related activities

To apply:

  • Attachment periods are from January to June and July to December 
  • Interested applicants to send completed application form (​Appendix 1)​​ (PDF, 114 KB) and CV to psychol​ 
  • Shortlisted candidates for the Undergraduate and Graduate Trainee positions will be notified for an interview.