Counseling and Psychological Services

Training Opportunities

Counseling and Psychological Services offers nine-month (academic year) and part-time (20-hour) training positions to students seeking doctoral-level practicum and master's-level internship.

As a graduate counselor, your training will focus on individual and group counseling with students, with regular, individual supervision from licensed psychologists.  For more information, view our training announcement documents (PDF) for either Master's Internship or Doctoral Practicum training.

The 2018-19 training positions begin Aug. 20, 2018 and end in early May.

To apply

Please send:

  1. A letter describing your interest and goals for training;
  2. Current curriculum vitae;
  3. Official graduate transcripts;and
  4. Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from someone who has observed your prior clinical experience with clients. Clinical experience may include employment in a clinical setting or a previous therapy or diagnostic practicum.

Electronic copies of any materials will be accepted. However, an original copy of transcripts and original, signed, hard copies of any recommendation letters must be received in order to give final acceptance to a candidate.

Send applications to: Stephen Jenkins, PhD, ABPP, LP

Coordinator of Training
St. Cloud State University
Counseling and Psychological Services
Stewart Hall 103
720 4th Ave. S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301

To send materials electronically:

Email: ssjenkins@stcloudstate.edu
Fax: (320) 308-0959

Due Dates

We will begin accepting applications for fall training positions from Master's candidates (internship) on Jan. 15, 2018 and Doctoral candidates (practicum) on Feb. 4, 2018. Completed applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. On-site interviews will be offered to qualified candidates. The application and interview process will continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.  A criminal background check will be required before a candidate may begin training. 

If you have questions, contact Dr. Stephen Jenkins, coordinator of training, at (320) 308-3171 and ssjenkins@stcloudstate.edu

CAPS Trainees

2017-18

  • Lindsay Johnson, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Alexa Moulopoulos, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Samantha Rogers, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2016-17

  • Patrick Frawley, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Matthew Kingsbury, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2015-16

  • Kayla Miedema, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Jesse Moonen, doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University
  • Jenna Wilson, doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University

2014-15

  • Rachel Braaten, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State 
  • David Derus, doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University
  • Anna Martyna, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State

2013-14

  • Sara Brodeur, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State
  • Eric Buchkoe, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Denae Kuenzel, doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University

2012-13

  • Ellen Gish, masters intern counselor, University of St. Thomas
  • Dina Nelson, doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University
  • Jason Stahl, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2011-12

  • Allie Hutchins, masters intern counselor, University of St. Thomas
  • Jeanne Lacourt, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State 
  • Rachel Petersen, doctoral practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas

2010-11

  • Terrel Backes, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Karsten Byers, doctoral practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas

2009-10

  • Daniel Nelson, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State
  • Jessica Wright, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2008-09

  • Jennifer Cotton, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Sukanya Ghosh, masters intern Counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • Emily Lynch, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State 

2007-08

  • Kristin Dahl, pre-doctoral intern, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Amy Liesmaki, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Carolyn Lundebrek, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2006-07

  • Kristin Dahl, doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Marid Kaewchinda, doctoral practicum counselor, University of Minnesota

2005-06

  • Rachel Lohn, masters intern counselor, St. Cloud State 
  • Julie Peters, doctoral practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas