Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

*Program Tables updated on 9/1/17

Internship Program Admissions

The BGSU Counseling Center provides 4 doctoral internship positions for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The training experience will begin August 1, 2018 and end July 31, 2019.  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, community intervention and 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:Yes450 Minimum
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours:No 

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full Time interns          
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half Time Interns
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half Time InternsN/A
Program Provides access to medical insuranceYes
      Trainee contribution to cost requiredYes
      Coverage for family members(s) available
Yes
      Coverage for legally married partner availableYes
      Coverage of domestic partner available  No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off22 Vacation Days Plus University Holidays
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave15 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? 
Yes

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 $21,995 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 (2014-2017)      

Total # of Interns in the 3 Cohorts:          
12
Total # of Interns who did not seek employment because they returned to the doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree
0
 *PD
**EP
Community mental health center                                                  
1 
Federally qualified health center  
Independent primary care facility/clinic  
University counseling center 
92
Veterans 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 institution  
Correctional facility  
School district/system  
Independent practice setting  
Not currently employed  
Changed to another field  
Other  

  *PD = Post-doctoral Residency Position

**EP = Employed Position