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Psychological Intern, Counseling & Psychological Services, Students Affairs

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

About the Department

University of Cincinnati Counseling and Psychological Services is committed to embracing and celebrating diversity that works towards the inclusivity and belongingness for all in our campus community. Our staff is dedicated to promoting an environment of respect and appreciation for the race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and socioeconomic status of all students. We take a stance against discrimination and oppression in any form and encourage the utilization of our services by all students, especially those who might be reluctant to seek traditional forms of treatment. To this end, we strive to create an atmosphere of affirmation, openness, trust, and safety where all attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors can be openly shared and explored.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, Counseling & Psychological Services (UC-CAPS) is seeking (4) four culturally sensitive and informed interns for our doctoral internship training program.  We are a vibrant, interdisciplinary team of individuals who provide culturally informed therapy to our diverse body of undergraduate and graduate students.  We provide both individual and group therapy, single-session consultation appointments, and outreach to our UC community.  A successful candidate for our internship will have strong general therapy skills, self-awareness and self-curiosity, interest and/or experience providing culturally informed services, as well as a clear commitment to supporting students from all dimensions of diversity and intersecting identities.


This is a full-time, 12 month position involving extensive training, supervision, and the provision of clinical services.  Interns will participate in seminars, and will receive training in individual and group psychotherapy, crisis counseling, consultation and referral services, as well as supervision of practicum students in training within our center.  

Primary Duties

  • Perform various duties for a specific department, program, or division at the University of Cincinnati. 
  • The internship is an on-the-job training program designed to provide the individual with experience in a selected field and/or within a specific area of interest.  

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant academic coursework and progress toward an applicable degree.
  • Skill in the use of personal computer and related software applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use independent judgement and to manage and impart information.

Additional Qualifications

  • Enrolled in Doctoral Program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program.
  • Completion of all academic coursework for the doctoral degree.
  • Experience providing brief individual therapy to international, historically underrepresented, and/or underserved college populations.
  • Experience in a college counseling center.
  • Dissertation scheduled for defense before internship year.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team oriented, and desire to collaborate in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • The ability to manage the professional demands of a challenging caseload while maintaining good self-care and positive and healthy perspectives.

Application Process

  • Complete an Applicant Profile and upload your CV/Resume.  
  • Upload your cover letter under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application.  

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary of $36,588, with medical benefits, no sick time.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 91621

Psychological Intern, Counseling & Psychological Services, Students Affairs

Date:  Jan 29, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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