Graduate Career Counseling Internship

Graduate Career Counselor Internship Application

2014-15 UCS Graduate Career Counselor Internship Application

GSU Graduate Intern Position Description 2014-2015

Deadline to Apply: March 7, 2014

Seeking candidates for Practicum/Internship – Fall 2014 – Spring 2015

Graduate Interns:

  • Receive comprehensive training in the delivery of career counseling services
  • Provide career counseling to the culturally diverse Georgia State University student population in one-on-one and group settings
  • Develop and present career-related seminars and workshops on topics such as resume writing, job search strategies, interviewing, finding an internship and networking
  • Participate in individual supervision with a licensed professional career counselor (LPC)

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled graduate students from the following disciplines:
    Mental Health Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Psychology or closely related fields of study
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, and teaching ability
  • Interest in career counseling, college student development, and cross-cultural communication

Commitment:

  • One academic year August 25, 2014 – April 28, 2015
  • Two-day orientation and training prior to the official internship start date
  • 20 hours per week minimum on-site including 10 hours of direct service to clients
  • This is a stipend compensated position and carries with it the expectations of staff member
  • Georgia State University graduate students receive GRA credit and tuition waiver

Application review:

  • Cover Letter, Resume and list of 3 references received by March 7, 2014
  • Preference to candidates specifically interested in Career Counseling as a profession
  • If selected for an interview, candidates should prepare a 10-minute presentation on a career-related topic (such as resume writing, networking, job search strategies, choosing a major, interviewing strategies, applying to graduate school, dual career families or other career-related topic) to present during the interview period

To apply, please complete the 2014-15 UCS Graduate Career Counselor Internship Application and submit to Lisa J. Littlefield, M.A., M.S., LPC – Coordinator Career Counseling Training Program via email at ljlittlefield@gsu.edu.

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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