Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Program Tables Updated: August 2019

Program Disclosures

 

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution's affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values?

No                          

Internship Program Admissions

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program's policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

The University Counseling Center is the only provider of mental health services for the university community of approximately 23,000 students.  The Center provides a broad range of services including individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, 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 and interest in continued personal and professional development with respect to cultural and individual differences.

     

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following a time of application? If yes, indicate how many:

   

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours

Yes

400**

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours

No

0

**UCC recognizes the impact of COVID-19 upon training experiences.  As such, applicants with less than 400 hours may be considered within the context of their overall qualifications.

 

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

Enrollment in 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.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

 

Annual Stipend/ Salary for Full-time Interns

$30,055

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns

N/A

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)

*Note: Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 
 

2017-2020

Total # of interns in past 3 cohorts (2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020):

12                

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

0                          

     
 

PD

EP

Academic teaching

0

2

Community mental health center

0

0

Consortium

0

0

University Counseling Center

5

0

Hospital/Medical Center

0

0

Veterans Affairs Health Care System

0

0

Psychiatric facility

0

0

Correctional facility

0

0

Health maintenance organization

0

0

School district/system

0

0

Independent practice setting 

1

3

Other (University Career Center)

0

1

Note: "PD" = Post-doctoral residency position; "EP" = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.