Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Program Tables Updated: June 2017

Admissions

The University Counseling Center is the only provider of mental health services for the university community of approximately 25,000 students.  The Center provides a broad range of services including individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, career counseling, psychoeducational outreach programming, and consultation.  We seek applicants who are motivated to provide this range of services with a staff who are active and committed to diversity initiatives within the university community.  As such, in addition to minimum criteria listed below, we also value applicants who have clinical experience with university/college students, interest/experience in career development, and interest in continued personal and professional development with respect to cultural and individual differences.

Minimum Requirements for Application

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours: 400 (at time of application)

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours: no minimum

Enrollment in an APA accredited graduate program in counseling or clinical psychology

All doctoral coursework completed

Comprehensive exams passed by start of internship

Note:  Due to the Center’s after-hours crisis coverage, interns are required to live within 30 minutes of campus and are strongly encouraged to have a vehicle.

Support

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

 

Annual Stipend/ Salary for Full-time Interns

$25,660

Program provides access to medical insurance

  • Intern contribution to cost required                                
  • Coverage of family member(s) available?                    
  • Coverage of legally married partner available?           
  • Coverage of domestic partner available? 

Yes

  • Yes or No (depends on plan chosen)
  • Yes - for dependents
  • Yes
  • Yes – for household members who meet IRS stipulations

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off                                   

10 days vacation

7 days professional development

Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave                                       

 5 days, if needed, for personal illness, family crises, deaths

In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns in excess of personal time off & sick leave? 

Yes

Other benefits:

  • Life insurance
  • $300 for professional development (e.g., workshops, conferences)
  • National holidays and floating days between Christmas and New Year
  • Observance of religious holidays not provided for in the University calendar (if applicable)

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

Total # of interns in past 3 cohorts (2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016):

12                              

Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral programs/are completing doctoral degree             

0                               

Employment Settings

Post-Doc

Employed

Community mental health center

1

-

Federally qualified health center           

-

-

Independent primary care facility/clinic           

-

-

University counseling center                    

2

3

Veterans Affairs medical center

-

-

Military health center

-

-

Academic health center    

1

-

Other medical center or hospital

-

-

Psychiatric hospital

-

-

Academic university/department

-

1

Community college or other teaching setting

-

-

Independent research institution          

-

-

Correctional facility            

-

-

School district/system                    

-

-

Independent practice setting                  

-

4

Not currently employed     

-

-

Changed to another field

-

-

Other

-

-

Unknown

-

-



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