UBC Counselling Services offers practicum placements to students in graduate counsellor training programs. There are 5 new practicum positions for the upcoming training year, with one of these roles designated for an Indigenous student who will be supported by our Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing team during their practicum placement. The practicum is a high-quality, personalized training experience in an open, collegial atmosphere that promotes self-exploration and growth.
Read the practicum brochure (pdf) for more information.
Practicum applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
- You must be enrolled in a master’s counsellor training program.
- You must have completed your counselling theory and counselling skills training courses. Previous clinic or practicum experience is preferred.
- You must have approval from your program supervisor to apply.
How to apply
Prepare and submit all required application materials. Review the practicum brochure (pdf) for the list of application materials required and detailed application instructions.
You can submit your application materials by email to the Practicum Coordinator at Counselling Services, Dr. Nathan (Nate) Edwards, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are an Indigenous student applying for the Indigenous student practicum stream, please submit your application and any questions to Renée Avitan at email@example.com
The application deadline each year is February 15. All applications will be reviewed by the Practicum Selection Committee. Selected candidates will be invited for a virtual interview. The selection process will end once all 4 practicum positions are filled.