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Manhattan, KS 66502

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Internship admissions, support, and initial placement data

Internship program admissions

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:

Kansas State University Counseling Services does not require applicants to have completed a minimum number of direct contact intervention hours by the application deadline, nor do we require applicants to have completed a minimum number of direct contact assessment hours. We do require that interns have completed 500 direct contact hours by the start of internship.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at the time of application? If yes, indicate how many:
  Total Direct Contact Intervention HoursNo
 Total Direct Contact Assessment HoursNo

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

We require the completion of a total of 500 direct contact hours by the start of internship, enrollment in an APA accredited Counseling or Clinical psychology doctoral program, a practicum experience that involved primarily working with college students, and completion of comprehensive exams by the internship application deadline. 

Financial and other benefits support for upcoming training year

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns$28,000 
Annual Stipend/Salary for Part-time InternsNA 
Program provides access to medical insurance for interns?Yes 
 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 Person Time Off (Vacation Leave)176 
Hours of Annual Sick Leave88 
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 include having your own office and the possibility of time to work on your dissertation during slower parts of the year (e.g., winter break, summer break).   

Initial post-internship positions

Total # of interns who were in the three cohorts9
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree1
Community mental health center02
Federally qualified health center00
Independent primary care facility/clinic00
University counseling center13
Veterans Affairs medical center00
Military health center00
Academic health center00
Other medical center or hospital00
Psychiatric hospital00
Academic university/department00
Community college or other teaching setting00
Independent research institution00
Correctional facility00
School district/system00
Independent practice setting02
Not currently employed00
Changed to another field00
Note: "PD" = Post-doctoral resident 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, select the setting that represents their primary position.

*Tables and data most recently updated on 9/01/2020.