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UCC Graduate Assistant and/or Internship Application

University Counseling Center
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

UCC Trainee Application Form

In addition to submitting your responses to the application below, please be sure to send us your cover letter and resume. Students applying for a Field Position should include at least onereference from someone who has supervised your clinical work. Completed applications within the designated timelines will receive first consideration. Please use this as a guide when applying for a training position. You may hand-carry, fax, mail, or email completed applications to:

Graduate Assistantship Positions:

Erica L. Diehl, Secretary
University Counseling Center
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717)477-4041 (fax)

Field Positions:

Linda Chalk, Ph.D.
University Counseling Center
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717)477-4041 (fax)

SSN# (optional):

Position(s) Sought (Check all that apply)

____Graduate Assistantship
____Masters-level Field Internship
____Masters-level Advanced Internship
____Other (please provide specific details of training position sought)

Please indicate the graduate degree sought and specific counseling-related graduate program (with any concentrations/specializations):

Expected Graduation Date:

Academic term applying for: ______Summer _______Spring_______Fall

*Priority will be given to those students whose career goals are most related to the training opportunities provided (e.g. college counseling), whose knowledge, awareness, and skills are most suitable to the UCC services, and who are able to commit to working at the UCC for an academic year.

Please briefly respond to the following questions on a separate, typed sheet of paper.

For All Applicants (Graduate Assistant,Field)

  • Describe your interest in working in a college counseling center.
  • What do you think is the role or purpose of a college counseling center, ideally?

For those seeking Graduate Assistant experiences:

  • Please describe and rate yourself on the following skills: oral communication (public speaking, outreach, presentation, etc.), written communication (business letters, reports, creative writing, publicity, public relations, etc.), computer skills (word processing, desktop publishing, data entry/ data base programs, communication programs, web publishing, etc.).

For those seeking supervised clinical training experiences (Field):

  • Describe your current philosophy and/or theory of the counseling process.
  • Describe a meaningful experience in which you learned something about yourself that you had not recognized before. Relate what that experiences was like for you.

Contact Information

Counseling Center
Wellness Center, Naugle Hall, Ground Floor
Weekdays 8:30am-5:00pm
(Summer Hours:  Weekdays 8:30am-4:00pm)

The University Counseling Center is fully accredited by
the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. 

As a client, all information you share about yourself will be kept confidential.  Only with your written permission will information be released to anyone outside of the UCC except as required by law.  Legal exceptions include the following: clear and imminent danger to you or someone else, reasonable suspicion of child or elder abuse, or a court order.  UCC records do not become part of student educational records.  While UCC staff members may consult with a supervisor or with one another, all staff members are ethically and legally bound to also treat that information confidentially.