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Rehabilitation Counseling Program - Internships and Practicums

Internships

Following the successful completion of the practicum, you will participate in two semester-long internships. During each internship placement, you will work three days a week in a community-based rehabilitation facility or agency. There, you will gain more experience as a rehabilitation counselor, building on coursework and your practicum experience. You will also take on a larger number of professional roles and gain a better understanding of the work of a rehabilitation counselor.

A sample of Practicum and Internship placements:

  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Thresholds Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs
  • Jewish Vocational Services
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services, Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Chicago Lighthouse
  • Ada S. McKinley Community Services

Practicums

Part of the work toward your degree will be a semester of practicum. During that time, you will spend two days a week in a community-based rehabilitation facility or agency, gaining experience and developing your counseling skills.

A sample of Practicum and Internship placements:

  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Thresholds Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs
  • Jewish Vocational Services
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services, Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Chicago Lighthouse
  • Ada S. McKinley Community Services