Employment in Counseling & Career Services

Career Counselor

A Career Counselor Intern is typically hired each year and is a practicum level graduate student who is in training to become a school or community counselor. The Career Counselor Intern works closely with the ASU Career Services Coordinator in the Student Success Center in the Nielsen Library. The Career Counselor Intern receives a Graduate Assistantship and is paid through the Graduate School. This student is in the ASU Masters Program in Counseling, and who comes to the Counseling & Career Services Department for the critical experience component that will enhance their employability upon graduation. They are seeking counseling experience in an agency setting in advance of their graduate internship. The Career Counselor Intern is trained in drop-in advising, individual career counseling, presenting workshops on career-related topics, the interpretation of career-related assessments, and in using computers and the internet in assisting clients with their career development. The position requires a commitment of 20 hours a week for an academic year. Recruitment begins in March of the preceding year, and selection is made by the middle of June. The Career Counselor Intern is required to attend both agency staff and professional development meetings and to receive weekly individual supervision. For additional information contact the Counseling Center or the Career Center.

Personal Counselor

Four Clinical Mental Health Counselor Interns are hired each year and are intern level graduate students who are in training to become clinical mental health counselors. They are receiving a Graduate Assistantship and are paid through the Graduate School. These students are in the ASU Masters Program in Counseling, who come to the Counseling Center for the critical experience component that will enhance their employability upon graduation. They are seeking counseling experience in an agency setting in advance of their graduation. Clinical Mental Health Counselor Intern students are trained in drop-in consultation, individual personal counseling, presenting workshops on personal counseling topics, and in group counseling. The positions require a commitment of 20 hours a week for an academic year. Recruitment begins in March of the preceding year, and selection is made by the middle of June. Intern students are required to attend both agency staff and professional development meetings and receive weekly individual supervision. For additional information contact the Counseling Center.