Internship provides learner with an opportunity to integrate theoretical knowledge, research, and
clinical skills. The internship experience includes a minimum of 240 training hours in one year. Some
of the places the learners could do their internship are given below:
3) Private clinics
4) NGO’s providing service for women and children and other deprived population.
5) Correctional institutions
6) Child Guidance Clinics
The selection of agency can be done by the learner as well as the academic counselors/study centres.The
training goal is to help learners acquire skills in counselling. The learners thus will learn and acquire
skills and professional acumen under trained counsellors in the concerned setting. There will be one
to one supervision and the learners will be closely supervised by the supervisor who will give them
the feedback about their performance.
Note: 10 cases with case history and Psychological testing are to be handled by the learner in a year.
Out of these 10 cases, for any 2 cases counselling needs to becarried out by the learner. A report
in proper format (as given in Handbook on internship) has to be submitted by the learner to the
Academic Counsellor. Assessment by academic counselor carries 30% weightage, assessment by
agency supervisor carries 30% weightage and assessment by the external examiner ( viva – voce)
carries 40% weightage. Keep a photocopy of your Internship Report before submitting it at your