Psychology & Counseling Internship Program

Since 2006, Counseling Center of Illinois has successfully trained students from many Chicago metro area colleges and universities.
We offer internship positions in all of our locations.

What do our students like about our counseling & psychology internship program?


Students attend regular individual supervision and group consultation sessions.


Our clients and interns come from various ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic and age groups.


Students are encouraged to develop their own styles in working with clients.


We offer additional on-site training on topics such as: ethics, ASAM criteria, nutrition and mental health, and many others.


Our interns have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of clinical and administrative work including: individual and group therapy, educational sessions, assessments (mental health, drug and alcohol, anger, domestic violence, hardship evaluations in immigration cases, and forensic evaluations), case management, referrals, program coordination, program development, private practice development, and insurance claim filing.

Graduate & Undergraduate Programs





Forensic Psychology


Addiction Studies


counseling and psychology internship in chicago

In the past we have accepted students from the following schools:

Wright College, Oakton College, Moraine Valley College, Argosy University, Northeastern Illinois University, National Louis University, North Park University, Lewis University, Trinity Christian College, Roosevelt University, Benedictine University, DePaul University and Loyola University.

We look for students who are independent, reliable, empathetic, and passionate about helping others.

Applying for the Counseling & Psychology Internship Program

Internship hours: Students need to be available at least two evenings and on Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm. Mandatory group supervision for all interns is scheduled every Friday from 10 to 2 pm in the main Chicago office on Milwaukee Ave.

To be considered for the psychology and counseling internship program, send us your resume and indicate which site(s) you would like to work at, and what languages you speak.

For graduate interns who are interested in obtaining their CADC certification, we can help them fulfill the requirements during their internship at our agency. We also offer supervision for LPC and LCPC candidates.

Read our blog:

From an Intern to a Private Practice Practitioner written by Anna Jankowska MA LCPC

Contact Us

4515 N Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60630