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 and Psychological 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 350 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 Hours No
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours No

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

We require the completion of a total of 350 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 Interns NA
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 Leave 88
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 cohorts 10
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 1
Community mental health center 0 0
Federally qualified health center 0 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 0 0
University counseling center 3 0
Veterans Affairs medical center 1 0
Military health center 1 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 2 2
Not currently employed 0 0
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 0 0
Unknown 0 0
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 8/08/2022.