Professional Training

Internships and Practicums for Graduate Students in Psychology

For more than 50 years, Student Counseling Services (SCS) at the University of Minnesota has provided training for some of the foremost practitioners and academicians in counseling and clinical psychology. A formal practicum program started in 1947 and a formal internship program began in 1967. Since 1972 we have been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail:

Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology

Learn more about our 2000-hour, APA-approved, doctoral internship program by following the links below or dowloading this pdf.

Program Code Number: 138211
Accredited by the American Psychological Association and the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.


This is a beginning level counseling practicum available to psychology graduate students. Students whose practicum must meet LPC requirements can be accommodated.

More information about the practicum.

Advanced Practicum

This is an advanced-level counseling practicum available to doctoral students in counseling or clinical psychology.

More information about the advanced practicum.