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Counseling Center

Application Process

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The Counseling Center offers two to four internship positions to foundation- and concentration-level graduate students each year.  Staff members work collaboratively to provide quality training and supervision for graduate students in a professional clinical setting.  The Counseling Center operates Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with occasional programs offered in the evenings and on weekends. 

Intern Responsibilities

Duties are assigned based on intern’s clinical and academic readiness.  The training program takes a developmental approach in assigning responsibilities.  The chart below includes an example of an intern schedule that fluctuates with the academic calendar year.


Foundation Year

Concentration Year

Intake assessments 

1-2 hours per week

2-4  hours per week

Individual counseling 

4-6 hours per week

8-10 hours per week

Group counseling/process recording

1.5 hours per week

1.5 hours per week

Outreach programming

4-5 programs per academic year

4-5 programs per academic year

Individual supervision

1 hour per week

1 hour per week

Group supervision

1 hour per week

1 hour per week

Staff meetings

2-4 hours per week

4 hours per week

Record keeping

3-4 hours per week

4-6 hours per week

How to Apply

  • Contact Jennifer Wright, LCSW-C, Director of Field Education Program at 410-677-6728 to begin the search process for an internship.

  • Contact Dawn Harner, LCSW-C, Training Coordinator at 410-543-6070 to express interest in becoming an intern at the Counseling Center.

  • Email a letter of interest and résumé to by March 12, 2010.

Interview Process

  1. Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt.  Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews which will be scheduled in early March.
  2. Interviews include meeting with the Training Coordinator individually as well as the Counseling Center staff.  Applicants will be asked to present a case to the staff at this time. 
  3. Applicants will be notified of final decisions regarding internship positions as soon as the interviews are completed.
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