Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Date Program Tables are updated: 08/01/2018

Internship Program Admissions

FAU CAPS provides generalist training in a wide range of clinical skills and professional development activities, while also allowing the opportunity to receive training in certain specialized areas of interest. We seek to match with applicants who are a good fit for the values of our training program and who have previous experience and/or skills in the work done in university counseling center settings.

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 Yes 400
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours No N/A
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants
  • Administer, score, and write up at least three personality measures
  • Dissertation proposal complete by ranking day, if program requires proposal to be complete prior to start of internship


Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $30,100
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
   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
   Coverage for a same-sex registered domestic partner? No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 80
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:
  • Five days of professional development leave
  • $1,800 for professional development, which can be used for conference attendance, licensure materials, travel for dissertation defense, or other scholarly activities approved by the training director
  • Own office with computer, email, and video recording equipment
  • Off for all University holidays and when the University is closed
  • Option to purchase Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability Insurance
  • Option to contribute to retirement account
  • Use of university libraries and databases free of charge
  • Use of campus recreation facilities for a fee

*If possible we will accommodate such situations depending on timing and an intern’s progress in the program, although at times office space and other resource issues may rule this out.



Initial Post-Internship Positions

Total number of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 6
Total number of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 0
  2014-2017
  PD EP
Community mental health center 2 0
Federally qualified health center 0 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 0 0
University counseling center 2 1
Veterans Affairs medical center 0 0
Military health center 0 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 0 1
Not currently employed 0 0
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 0 0
Unknown N/A N/A

Note: "PD" = Post-doctoral residency 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.

 Last Modified 7/19/18