Student Registration

Registration of students for the CAPIC online match opens annually on October 15th.

Registration is the first step for students to participate in the CAPIC online internship match process. 

When new registrations are closed (e.g. in the Summer) or prior to a student registering, students may still search and view publicly accessible profiles of CAPIC internship programs without having to be Registered or logged in.   Students may also conduct advanced public searches of CAPIC internship profiles by clicking here   See also the Registration Notes below. 

Registration Notes:

    • All students must be registered annually on the CAPIC website;
    • All previously registered students are removed annually from the CAPIC system AND
    • No registration or application materials previously submitted (i.e. before annual activation) will be available for the new match process.  This material will need to be resubmitted/created after registration re-opens.
    • There is no fee for students to register with CAPIC.   The $200 application fee is not required until later in the process.

Starting with the 2018 Match, Doctoral Academic Programs (e.g. DCT’s) initiate this process by inviting their students to register using the students’ email addresses on the InternFit platform.  Students no longer initiate the process by submitting a registration request.  If not yet invited by their DCT, students should contact their DCT to invite the student to participate in the 2018 CAPIC Match.  If a doctoral academic program does not have a login, or if a student’s request to register is not being answered, please contact the CAPIC office (after October 15th) for assistance.  

When a student’s registration for the CAPIC Online Match is set up by her/his doctoral academic program, the student will automatically receive an email from to complete their Registration  Students should check their Junk/Spam folders to ensure these emails are not missed.

Students should then respond to the instructions in that email to complete their registration and select their Username and Password (aka login credentials). Students will then use these login credentials to sign to the CAPIC Student Portal, for (a) student application creation and submission; and (b) internship ranking and matching.   As soon as students have registered, they can begin creating their application materials.  

Students who do not attend CAPIC Doctoral Academic Programs are not eligible to Register nor to participate in the CAPIC match process. CAPIC is a membership organization and CAPIC internships are available only to students from CAPIC Doctoral Academic Programs.   If in doubt, contact the CAPIC office.

Students from eligible out-of-state doctoral academic programs are allowed to participate in the full CAPIC online match process, but must still complete attestations regarding their understanding of CAPIC internships.  Visit the Out-Of-State Doctoral Academic Program page for more info.


Student Registration is the first step to participate in the CAPIC online match process.  

Students should also review CAPIC internship profiles online. 

A listing of participating CAPIC internships and tracks are listed on the InternFit platform.   Full profiles are provided on the separate Therasoft platform, available here: .  No login is required to View full profiles.

CAPIC recommends first conducting searches of these Brief Agency Profiles (BAP’s) of internship programs participating in the current match process (e.g. Match I, Match II, Clearinghouse, Post-Clearinghouse).   The main section of the BAP provides contact info and overall descriptions for an internship program.  The middle BAP section (with the shaded column headers) provides info regarding the match process (e.g. overall and specific positions available, identification of multiple tracks, if needed.  The column titled “Track Name” has the official info on available positions for the current match process.  The bottom BAP section provides application procedures and additional internship program details.  

Students should also be aware that internships are currently in the process of updating their EAP’s for the current CAPIC online match, and their info may not be complete or up-to-date until the internship fairs.  

Internship programs choose whether to use multiple tracks. Multiple tracks are used when internship programs need to rank students separately within a program. Examples include: Half-time vs Full-Time internships; Distinct substantive programs (e.g. Adult Outpatient, Elder Care, Child & Youth, Equine); Unique needs (e.g. Spanish vs. English vs. Cantonese); and others.

Besides the Brief Agency Profiles (BAP’s), students should also review a program’s full/extended agency profile (EAP).  In particular, students should check Question 7a & 7b on page 1, asking whether the program restricts which CAPIC Doctoral Academic Program students it accepts for internships and which ones are acceptable. Just as Doctoral Academic Programs may set limits, Internship Programs may, as well. 

Again, internship programs are currently updating their info for the upcoming match process, and their profiles may not be fully accurate until mid-November.

Again, as soon as students have registered for the CAPIC online match, they can begin creating their application materials.   Completed application materials can then be submitted to internship sites/tracks of interest starting in early February.

Visit the InternFit platform ( and its Help module for official match processes and info on the CAPIC match process.  

Visit other CAPIC online match pages for info on those phases of the CAPIC match process. They are listed in chronological order under Online Match on the navigation bar above.