Clinical Internships

Counseling Services is no longer accepting internship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. 

Internship Description: 

Clinical Interns will provide individual, group, and couples counseling for students enrolled at Columbia College Chicago.  In an effort to enhance student progress and wellness, the Counseling Services team will provide a safe place for students to express their thoughts and feelings.  The Counseling Services team will also help students work toward resolving their issues by exploring alternative points of view.  Staff and interns provide myriad services to students, parents, faculty, and staff.  Additionally, the Counseling Services team partners with outside agencies and organizations to provide students with referrals when needed.  This position requires flexibility, creativity and some evening hours.  Counseling Services is part of the Office of Student Health & Support, a Division of Student Affairs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, couples, and group therapy to students
  • Handle crisis situations by evaluating risk and determining level of intervention
  • Participate in individual and group supervision
  • Complete assignments expected from graduate program, as well as from Counseling Services
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings and in-service trainings
  • Consult and interface with students, parents, faculty, and staff at various Columbia events within context of role as mental healthcare provider
  • Manage and coordinate client files and clinical documentation
  • Participate and implement programming
  • Participate in outreach efforts and opportunities
  • Prepare monthly report of caseload and activities
  • Help design and facilitate workshops, activities, and programs that will contribute to the student's overall development
  • Perform related tasks as assigned


  • Current enrollment in a Master's degree program in Counseling Psychology or Social Work 
  • Previous counseling experience preferred 
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Internship will begin mid-August 2015 and end mid-May 2016 

Please email cover letter and resume to Counseling Services at