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Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Date Program Tables updated: 8/30/2023

Program Disclosures

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s 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?  No

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

  • By the application date, applicants will be expected to have completed two or more practicum experiences with a minimum of 400 intervention hours. All formal academic coursework, accepted dissertation proposal, and practicum training requirements should be completed prior to beginning the internship. Passing a criminal background check, having essential vaccines/inoculations, signature of the agency confidentiality policy, and active enrollment in the home University are required by the Counseling Center for matched interns.

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: YES

RequirementRequired?Minimum number of hours
Total Direct Contact Intervention HoursYes400
Total Direct Contact Assessment HoursNoN/A

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

Financial Benefit
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns38,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time InternsN/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?Yes
Access to Medical Insurance Information
Trainee contribution to cost required?Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available?Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available?Yes
Coverage of domestic partner available?No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)192 for both

12 university holidays
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave192 for both
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?Yes

Other Benefits

  • Interns receive a University ID which allows them access to the NC State University Library and check out materials for an extended length of time. Interns also have membership at the university recreational center (for a nominal fee), access to many cultural and social events on campus, use of the Wolfline bus, and access to dining facilities on campus.
  • Interns are also entitled to purchase a parking permit. Transportation will deduct the cost monthly, pre-tax, from employees checks if they prefer. Interns receive clerical and technical support for client scheduling, business and travel arrangements, computing, and general office functions. Each intern has a private fully furnished office with a computer and wi-fi access. Interns are also eligible for a number of other employee discounts that are outlined on the HR Benefits page.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

Aggregated Tally for 9 Preceding Cohorts 2014/15 – 2019/20
Total # of interns who were in the 9 cohorts30
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree1
Post-Internship PlacementPDEP
Community mental health center20
Federally qualified health center00
Independent primary care facility/clinic00
University counseling center68
Veterans Affairs medical center00
Military health center00
Academic health center00
Other medical center or hospital10
Psychiatric hospital00
Academic university/department20
Community college or other teaching setting00
Independent research institution00
Correctional facility01
School district/system00
Independent practice setting05
Not currently employed10
Changed to another field00
Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.  For former trainees working in more than one setting, the setting that represents their primary position was selected.