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Practicum/Internship Opportunities

Practicum/Internship Opportunities

Graduate Assistant
(Counseling Practicum/Internship student)
McNeese State University Counseling Center

This position reports directly to the Director of the McNeese State University Counseling Center.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Active pursuit of a master's degree in counseling, counseling psychology, or its equivalent
  • Active registration in practicum or internship classes (688, 698) during the semesters in which the Graduate Assistantship is awarded.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide individual counseling for McNeese students.
  • Provide couples, family, and group counseling as needed.
  • Participate in a minimum of one hour of individual supervision with site supervisor per week.
  • Participate in weekly scheduled group clinical staff meetings (usually two hours, once per week).
  • Maintain records of all counseling activities in accordance with prudent professional practice, and within the scope outlined in the departmental policy and procedure manual. 
  • Read thoroughly and have an informed understanding of the Policy and Procedure Manual of the Counseling Center.
    • Consult with your site supervisor when in doubt.
  • Read thoroughly and have an informed understanding of ethical issues, including confidentiality, as per the ACA Code of Ethics, and the Louisiana LPC Board's Code of Conduct.
    • Consult with your site supervisor, or other on-site professional staff when in doubt.
  • Participate in classroom presentations and outreach events on counseling center services and related mental health topics as requested.
  • Perform any other duties at the discretion of the Director. 

Those interested in applying may send a cover letter and resume to:

Raime Thibodeaux, Director of Counseling and Health Services 
rthibodeaux@mcneese.edu