Opportunities for Graduate Students in Counseling

  • PRACTICUM AND HANDS-ON LEARNING – Jennifer Sestina, a counseling graduate alumna, talks about her experience with the faculty and with opportunities to do an individual practicum, a group practicum, and an internship.

    Engage in Activities Outside of the Classroom to Enhance Your Degree

    Center for Creativity and Change

    The Center for Creativity and Change supports counseling students in their goal to become active contributors to the community. Workshops and other events at both the Indiana and Pittsburgh campuses connect students with established professionals.

    The Center’s mission is to advance the knowledge base of undergraduate and graduate students as well as mental health professionals through the promotion and creation of professional training. It has five clear goals:

    • Organize regularly scheduled professional training on mental health and educational topics relevant to the counseling profession.
    • Offer opportunities for mental health professionals and educators in the region to learn from nationally and internationally recognized leaders and educators in the counseling profession.
    • Enable the Counseling Department to enhance its relationships and professional reputation with students, other IUP departments, professionals in the region, alumni, internship supervisors, and national leaders.
    • Provide consultation services for school districts and counseling agencies.
    • Create and offer literature (pamphlets and books) and audio-visual products for educators and mental health professionals.

    Graduate Assistantships

    Graduate assistantships can provide valuable support for our students.