Counseling Intern Student Counseling Services Office of Student Affairs

Counseling Intern Student Counseling Services Office of Student Affairs

Otis College of Art and Design

Counseling Intern Student Counseling Services Office of Student Affairs

Fred L. Barnes, Ph. D., Director

Job Function:

The Student Counseling Services program has two (2) Doctoral Internship positions available. The Doctoral Internship positions are part-time, non-exempt and will be under the direct supervision of the Director of Student Counseling Services program. The Internship commences on September 9, 2014 and ends on June 26, 2015. The Interns will be expected to work 16 hours per week at the rate of $16.00 an hour. Doctoral Level and Post-Doctoral Level Intern Students are encouraged to apply.

Student Counseling Services

Otis College of Art and Design

9045 Lincoln Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045


· Provides one-on-one counseling sessions for currently enrolled Otis College of Art and Design undergraduate and graduate students who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, psychological, academic, personal, substance abuse, or academic difficulties; be skilled at crisis intervention and management.

· Documents and maintains client files; be available for “triage duty” so that clinical emergencies are responded to immediately; conduct preventive psycho-educational workshops; facilitate or co-facilitate support groups for students with special needs; provide premarital, marital or couple counseling.

· Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director. The Interns will be expected to model professional behavior with student clients at all times.

· Other duties as assigned.


We are seeking Interns who have crisis intervention and crisis management skills; are mature and in touch with their own process, and who possess and use sound clinical judgment. Applicants must also possess entry level clinical and assessment skills, proficiency in one-on-one therapy skills, the ability to work with difficult students and anxious parents as well as the ability to collaborate well with other professionals, professors and administrators who provide direct services for students.

The Interns will receive one to two hours of individual supervision per week and one hour of group supervision per week. Additional time for supervision and/or consultation will be available as needed. The regular working hours of the Student Counseling Services Office are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., with anticipated evening and weekend hours.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates must apply via Otis’ website at to be considered for the positions. In your resume, please include descriptions of experience, content, location, and hours of clinical training.

If you are interested and believe that you have the requisite qualifications and skills please submit an application kit which includes: the type of license of each supervisor you have worked with (i.e., licensed psychologist, board-certified psychiatrist, etc.), copy of official transcripts of all graduate work, three letters of recommendation, including at least two from licensed clinical supervisors. Applicants’ status in their respective doctoral program must be stated specifically and accurately. Applicants may OPT to give references by completing a “Waiver of Access Rights” form which should then be attached to the letter of recommendation. The deadline for submitting all application kit materials is June 17, 2014. Application kits should be forwarded to: