The Center for Student Health & Well-Being offers limited practicum training experiences for graduate students enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program in counseling, psychology, or a related discipline.

Practicum positions are a semester-long commitment and run either August-December (fall semester) or January-May (spring semester). Students who are interested in two-semester placements should indicate this on their application.

Practicum Activities & Expectations

The practicum training experience is typically 10-15 hours per week, which can be flexible depending on student training needs and program requirements. Based on interest and experience, trainees may participate in the following activities:

  • 3-6 hours individual therapy per week
  • 1 hour weekly supervision
  • Co-leadership of a workshop or support group
  • Weekly staff meetings and professional development trainings

How to Apply

Based on staffing and clinical demands, the number of practicum positions varies each semester. Please begin by inquiring about open positions by emailing Dr. Jessica Groleau, Psychologist and Coordinator of Clinical Services & Training, at jegroleau@davidson.edu.

Applications are due on October 15 for spring semester positions, and April 15 for fall semester positions.

Email your application and CV to Dr. Jessica Groleau, Psychologist and Coordinator of Clinical Services & Training, at jegroleau@davidson.edu.

Download the Application

Internships

We currently do not offer full-time internship training opportunities.