Admissions, Support & Initial Placement Data


Applicants must be enrolled in an APA-Accredited graduate program in clinical or counseling psychology. Applicants must be in good academic standing with their academic program and must have successfully passed comprehensive exams by the application deadline. Prior to the start of the internship year, interns are required to have completed all coursework and defended their dissertation proposal. We are looking for individuals who are culturally-sensitive, flexible, motivated, eager to learn and grow and share our passion for working with a diverse college population. Successful applicants have prior college counseling experience and have interest in broadening their clinical skills and knowledge in providing outreach, consultation, supervision, and individual and group counseling services. Interns who match to our program must successfully complete a background check.

Minimum Hours Requirement (by application deadline):

Total Direct Contact Intevention Hours             500        

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours:           N/A

Total Adult Individual Therapy Hours:               100


Annual Salary for Full-time interns:              $22, 473

Annual Salary for Half-time Interns:                   N/A

University Benefits:

Medical insurance                                                YES*

Dental & Vison Insurance                                    YES

Term Life Insurance                                             YES

Long-Term Disability Insurance                         YES

*Intern contribution towards coverage cost applies. Medical coverage is also available for family members and legally married partners for an additional cost.

For more details regarding the university benefits plans, see the following:

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off         10 days

Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave                       12 days  

Hours of Professional Development TIme:      80 hours (10 days)

Paid Holidays                                                        13 days

Other Benefits:

Bear Card & Parking:  Interns receive as staff I.D. card which allows them to use the UNC library. Interns are also permitted to purchase a faculty/staff parking permit which allows for parking adjacent to Cassidy Hall. Free on-street parking is also available near the counseling center.

Office Space: The center provides interns with a private, fully-furnished office. Each office is equipped with a computer with word processing, electronic mail capabilities and the Titanium scheuduling package. Web cams are installed in each trainee office to allow for digital recording of sessions.

INITIAL POST-INTERNSHIP POSITIONS                                                                      2014-2017                                    


Total # of Interns who were in the 3 cohorts                                                                        9

 Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned

 to their doctoral program/are completing degree                                                              1


                                                                                                                        Post-Doc                          Employed Position  

Community mental health center                                                                                          

Federally qualified health center

Independent primary care facility/clinic

University Counseling Center                                                                          3                                                                                   

Veteran Affairs medical center

Military health center

Academic health center

Other medical center or hospital

Psychiatric hospital                                                                                                                  

Academic university/department

Community college or other teaching setting

Independent research insititution

Correctional facility

School district/system

Independent practice setting                                                                                                                              3                                                                            

Not currently employed                                                                                                                                                                                       2

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