Internship Program Requirements

Welcome to the world of Internships for future counselors! Making the decision to gain experience in the field of your choice will give you the opportunity to learn and decide whether the career path you have chosen is right for you. Not only will an internship provide invaluable experience, but it will open the door to other opportunities as well. Hopefully, your internship will be the beginning of a successful and lengthy career. Good Luck!

Requirements for M.A and PPS Credential in Counselor Education

To obtain the PPS Credential in Counselor Education, you are required to complete 12 units of internship at two school levels totaling 600 hours through EdCo 292 
**EdCo 292 is not required for M.A candidates, but highly recommended.

Online Internship Resources

  • Get that Gig External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU Domain Contains listings of Educational/Teaching and Counseling Internships.
  • Wet Feet External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU DomainNumerous Internship Listings.
  • Internship.com External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU DomainWebsite Contains numerous links to other internship sites.
  • Jobweb External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU DomainThe site has an online career/internship fair and large employment database.
  • Rising Star Internships External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU DomainContains many international internships.
  • The Princeton Review External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU DomainThe site has internship advice, featured internships, and intern stories.
  • Idealist.com External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU DomainContains jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in 153 countries.
  • The Chronicle External Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU Domain The #1 news and job information source for college faculty and students. The Career Network contains jobs such as student affairs, grants admission, registrars office, woman's affairs, career services, and counseling and minority/multicultural affairs

College Information

As well as an internship project, each of the colleges listed (as well as many other colleges) display employment opportunities and student services on their websites. It is a good idea for a job seeker to become familiar with the different services offered by the college, as well as obtaining the contact information of the counseling and student services department. As an internship seeker, email, call, or visit the departments you are interested in-send in your resume!