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CMHC MCFC Practicum and Internship

CMHC and MCFC Practicum and Internship Manual

Dates and Deadlines

  • Practicum Orientation (attendance required). Second Thursday in February, 3:30-5 pm CST. Offered virtually, TBA.
  • Practicum, Internship and Job Fair with Site Supervisor/Practitioner Panel. Fourth Thursday in February, March, 4-6 pm CST. Offered on campus, TBA. The Department of Counseling and Student Affairs partners with the WKU Advising and Career Development Center to offer students a networking opportunity with counseling professionals. While attendance is not required, students who attend will learn about and possibly secure potential practicum/internship or job opportunities, as well as best practices. Students should regularly check their email for announcements of when and whether the Job Fair is being offered.
  • Practicum Application. Due March 1. Approval of the application is required prior to securing a practicum site and completing the Practicum Site and Supervision Contract.
  • Practicum Site and Supervision Contract. Due April 15.
  • Internship Site and Supervision Contract. Due August 5 if changing sites from Practicum, or January 5 if changing sites from Internship I.
  • Practicum and Internship Portfolio. Due the Wednesday of Finals Week. In order to meet this deadline, students will need to suspend seeing clients in advance of this deadline in order to submit a complete portfolio. Missing the deadline may result in a temporary Incomplete in the course.


Guidelines and Forms

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 Last Modified 6/30/22