Eligible Candidates for completing a CSCCa Practicum/Internship
Must be a current member of the CSCCa.
If an undergraduate, must at least be a Senior (with a minimum of 90
semester hours or 135 quarter hours—proof of this must be submitted in the
form of an official transcript, a letter from the individual's department
chairman or dean, or a verification of senior status from the institution's
records office). If an undergraduate, we recommend fulfilling the practicum/internship
upon completion of course work.
Graduate and undergraduate assistantships that fulfill practicum requirements will be acceptable
and may be completed while fulfilling class requirements.
There will be a minimum number of 640 hours that must be completed. A suggested timeline for completing the 640-hour practicum/internship would be 20 hours per week, 80 hours per month, over an 8-9 month period
A Practicum/Internship application, along with a $300.00 practicum fee,
must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office at the beginning of the internship/practicum.
The Practicum Process
Visit the Careers section of the website and browse available internships and follow instructions for submitting an application or resume, if interested.
If there are no internship postings in which you are interested in pursuing, or if you are unsuccessful in obtaining a position in this manner, browse the CSCCa-approved mentors and contact a CSCCa-approved mentor at an institution at which you would be interested in completing a practicum/internship to apply there.
If no positions are available at this location, continue contacting other CSCCa-approved mentors on the list until you secure a position.
Submit a completed application, along with the $300.00 practicum fee which can be paid online or by check mailed to the CSCCa National Office.
Have your undergraduate institution send an official, sealed transcript to the CSCCa National Office to verify
your credit/graduation status.
Your CSCCa-approved mentor will have access to a CSCCa Practicum/Internship Mentoring Packet
to be used throughout your practicum experience.
Complete the required 640 hours of the practicum/internship.
An Internship Completion Verification form must be signed and submitted to the CSCCa National Office by your mentor before you will be allowed to sit for the exam. Mentors should fax or email this form
into the National Office at 801-375-9401 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than three weeks prior to the scheduled exam date.