is a compre-hensive, research oriented, historically Black
private university providing an educational exper-ience of
exceptional quality to students of high academic potential
with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational
opportunities to promising Black students.
Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and
sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their
teaching and research, committed to the development of
distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest
for solutions to human and social problems in the United States
and throughout the world.
C.B. Powell Building, RmG-7
6th & Bryant Streets, N.W.
The Howard University Counseling Service (UCS) is
highly committed to the training of predoctoral interns in
philosophy of the internship training program offered at the
Howard University Counseling Service is to prepare
psychologists who want to work with culturally diverse
university population using a practitioner-scholar model.
Our APA accredited program offers depth and diversity,
providing extensive as well as intensive supervision to
prepare interns for their chosen professions in psychology.
At UCS, interns are
encouraged to work in close liaison with their supervisors
and are respected as professional colleagues. Interns are
expected to engage in some degree of self disclosure as part
of the learning process. Our
program includes training and supervision in the following
Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy
University Outreach Programs
Applied Research with Diverse Populations
The training program places emphasis on ethnic and
The international faculty, staff and student population at
and the surrounding urban community provide a culturally
rich learning environment for the UCS intern. Howard University
offers fully integrated training and seminars to develop the
intern's sensitivity in working with people from diverse
The UCS intern will learn the significance of cultural and
ethnic influences on personality development and coping
skills and how to apply psychodynamic treatment approaches
to varied populations.
Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral program in
counseling or clinical psychology.
All formal course work and comprehensive examinations for
the doctorate must be completed.
Candidates must have completed a one-year practicum (600
hours), including 200 direct service hours.
We offer a competitive stipend, health benefits,
annual and sick leave, release time for professional
development and support for approved professional
For more information, please contact
Dr. Stacey Jackson-Lampley,, Training Director, at
email@example.com, or Ms. Nathania Branch-Miles, Admin.
firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit UCS at
You may contact the APA Commission on Accreditation at
336-5979 or 750
First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242.
This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy
that no person at this training facility will solicit,
accept, or use any ranking-related information from any