Office of Mental Health



Employment at buffalo psychiatric Center

Employment Opportunities:

Internship Opportunitiy:

Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology

Required Internship IRC27I Data

About Buffalo Psychiatric Center:

For more than 135 years, the Buffalo Psychiatric Center (BPC) has served the people of Western New York. The BPC's mission is to operate in collaboration with the local mental health systems of Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties to serve individuals with serious mental illness in a way that empowers the recipient and fosters hope and recovery.

Of Special Interest to Employees:
BPC employees who work 20 hours or more per week enjoy competitive benefits, including:

  • comprehensive and affordable health insurance,
  • a defined benefit pension plan,
  • paid holiday, vacation and personal leave.
  • residential and outpatient work settings are located throughout the counties we serve.


Health and wellness facilities are available to staff at no charge. Continuing education is strongly promoted and supported. Programs include and includes programs such as State University at Buffalo Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds as well asand discipline specific continuing education.

BPC's main campus is located on the West Side of Buffalo in the city's Elmwood Village. It’s easy to reach by city streets and expressways and near many museums, shops, restaurants as well as the State University of New York—Buffalo State. Adjacent to our campus a new 88-room boutique hotel and urban conference center is being developed in the national historic landmark buildings once used for mental health services.

Western New York offers a superb quality of life. Buffalo and its surrounding suburbs have among the most affordable housing in the nation. Sports enthusiasts enjoy major and minor league teams, including the Buffalo Bills (National Football League), Buffalo Sabres (National Hockey League), and Buffalo Bisons (AAA baseball). The metropolitan area has world class theaters, restaurants, and a philharmonic orchestra led by noted conductor JoAnn Falletta. Western New York is home to numerous public and private colleges and universities. The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, a consortium of the region's premier health care, life sciences research, and medical education institutions, is located in downtown Buffalo, a short distance from our campus. Downtown Buffalo boasts of Canalside where a variety of family friendly activities take place year ‘round.

Contact Information for Employment Opportunities:

To apply for a position or inquire about potential employment opportunities at Buffalo Psychiatric Center, please submit a resume and/or OMH Application for Employment FormPDF * to the Human Resources Department

Email Address:
Telephone: (716) 816-2016
Fax to: (716) 816-2554

Mail to:


Human Resources Department
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
400 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14213-1298

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