Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

*Program Tables updated on 8/31/22


Program Disclosures

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institutions' affiliation or purpose?  Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values. ______Yes ___X__No

Internship Program Admissions

The BGSU Counseling Center provides 3 doctoral internship positions for the 2024-2025 academic year.  The training experience will begin August 1, 2024 and end July 31, 2025.  Our internship program considers applicants from APA or CPA accredited training programs in counseling or clinical psychology.  Applicants must be in good standing with their academic department and must have defended their dissertation proposal and passed comprehensive exams by the ranking deadline.  All course work and practica required for the doctoral degree must be completed prior to the start of internship.  Previous university or counseling center experience is preferred.  Applicants will be reviewed for degree of fit between applicant's qualifications and goals for training in cover letter, application forms, and recommendation letters with our internship program’s training mission/goals/philosophy.  We are also looking for continued interest in individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, outreach programming, training and supervision, sensitivity to the unique needs of multicultural populations, and the desire and ability to benefit from our training program.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application?  If Yes, indicate how many:

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours: Yes 400
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours No  
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants: None  

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full Time interns           $28,500
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half Time Interns N/A
Program Provides access to medical insurance Yes
      Trainee contribution to cost required Yes
      Coverage for family members(s) available
      Coverage for legally married partner available Yes
      Coverage of domestic partner available   No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off 22 Vacation Days Plus University Holidays
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 15 days
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns in excess of personal time off and sick leave? 

For details on the university’s benefit plans visit the human resources website.

Other Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Professional Development Time
  • Retirement contributions

The internship positions offers a salary of $28,500 and a full benefits package.  Interns are classified as administrative staff at BGSU and are provided with full employee benefits including vacation, university holidays, and paid sick leave.  Health insurance (individual or family) is provided with contribution by the intern.  In addition, BGSU provides retirement contributions.  Interns are supported in their professional development through professional development leave time. More information about BGSU employee benefits can be found on the human resources website.

Initial Post-Internship Positions (2018-2021)      

Total # of Interns in the 3 Cohorts:          
Total # of Interns who did not seek employment because they returned to the doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree
  Post-Doctoral Residency Position Employed Position
Community mental health center               
Federally qualified health center 0 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 0 0
University counseling center  6 0
Veterans Affairs medical center 0 0
Military health center 0 0
Academic health center 0 0
Other medical center or hospital 0 0
Psychiatric hospital 0 0
Academic university/department 0 0
Community college or other teaching setting 0 0
Independent research institution 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 0 3
Not currently employed 0 0
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 0 0

Updated: 08/03/2023 08:42PM