Counselling practicums & internships

UBC Counselling offers opportunities for master's level practicum placements and pre-doctoral internships.

Masters practicum program

About the Master's practicum program

UBC Counselling Services offers practicum placements to students in graduate counsellor training programs. The practicum is a high-quality, personalized training experience in an open, collegial atmosphere that promotes self-exploration and growth.

Deadline to apply

The deadline to apply is open until positions are filled. All applications will be reviewed by the Practicum Selection Committee. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview.

Pre-doctoral internships

About the Pre-doctoral internships

UBC Counselling Services offers four internship positions to doctoral students registered in Counselling Psychology and Clinical Psychology. Our program provides advanced clinical training and supervision in a multifaceted university counselling context. Interns provide individual and group counselling to a diverse student population across a broad range of mental health and well-being concerns. Interns receive clinical training in assessment and conceptualization, crisis intervention, treatment planning, intervention, and working within the universities collaborative care model. Interns receive four hours per week of individual supervision by registered psychologists and provide supervision to master’s level trainees. Over the course of the training year, interns complete a minimum of 1800 hours of supervised work experience. Opportunities to work with student athletes is available for applicants with training in sport psychology.

UBC Counselling Services has had a CPA Accreditation Site Visit in June 2018 and anticipates hearing back from the CPA Panel about our accreditation status in the Fall of 2018.

How to Apply

To apply for an internship position, please include a completed APPIC Application for Psychology Internships (AAPI)

UBC Counselling Services is participating in the APPIC Internship Matching Program and our NMS Code Number is 184011

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - Application Deadline

Friday, December 7, 2018 - Universal NOTIFICATION Date: all applicants will be informed of their interview status on this day.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - Universal BOOKING date: short-listed applicants can call Counselling Services to schedule an interview. Interviews will be one-hour long and conducted either in-person, phone, or using Skype.

Interviews are scheduled January 16-30, 2019.

For Inquiries, please contact:

Kirk Beck, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Associate Director, Director of Training


Submit an application

Please direct all application materials and inquiries to: