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Counseling, Research, & Leadership Internships (COUC 999)

Counseling, Research, and Leadership Internships

Doctoral students are required to complete doctoral-level Internships that total a minimum of 600 hours in three of the five CACREP doctoral competencies (teaching, supervision, counseling, research, and leadership/advocacy). All CES students are required to take Teaching Internship (COUC 970); Supervision Internship (COUC 980); and Internship (COUC 999). The focus of the internship (COUC 999) will be determined on the basis of the student’s experience, training, and area of interest.

Doctoral students who are not licensed clinicians are required to register for the Clinical Counseling Internship. Only doctoral students who are licensed clinicians have the option to register for a research or leadership internship.

Application Deadlines

Deadlines are non-negotiable.

The Summer 2020 Deadline has passed. 

  • Summer 2020: March 16, 2020

Upcoming internship application deadlines:

  • Fall 2020: July 20, 2020
  • Spring 2021: December 7, 2020
  • Summer 2021: March 15, 2021

Counseling, Research, and Leadership Internship Manual – COUC 999


Hour and Semester Requirements

Internship Sites

Supervisor Information

Application Documents

Document Submission

Changing Site and/or Supervisor

Research and Leadership Internships