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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.

Fall 2023 SharePoint Submission Portal

  • Fall 2023 Deadline: June 26, 2023

Please note: The application portal link opens 3-4 weeks before the deadline

Upcoming internship application deadlines:

  • Spring 2024: November 20, 2023
  • Summer 2024: February 26, 2024
  • Fall 2024: June 24, 2024

Counseling, Research, and Leadership Internship Manual – COUC 999 (PDF)


Hour and Semester Requirements

Internship Sites

Supervisor Information

Application Documents

Document Submission

Changing Site and/or Supervisor

Research and Leadership Internships

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