Internships and Externships

Internships And Externships

Thank you for your interest in joining our team at the Counseling and Resource Center at Edmonds CC!

We are a recognized leader in providing internship placements in the clinical mental health counseling field in the State of Washington. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, compassionate, social justice focused and culturally responsive counseling services to enhance student wellness.  Our staff is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and affirming space for all students and community members.


Our clinical internship training program is designed for Masters level counseling students in their final year of a graduate counseling or counseling-related program. The Counseling and Resource Center at Edmonds CC is an approved internship site with the following graduate counseling programs:  

  • Antioch University
  • Bastyr University
  • Seattle University
  • The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
  • Seattle Pacific University

Counseling Interns typically work an average of 16 hours a week in the Counseling and Resource Center and for the duration of completing internship hours.  Weekly staff meetings/trainings are required, in addition to weekly clinical supervision. Professional development opportunities are offered and counseling interns are strongly encouraged to participate.

If you are interested in learning more about Edmonds CC’s Counseling and Resource Center, we will be participating in several internship fairs. Come by, meet a few of the counselors, and see if it is a best fit for your internship experience!

Seattle School Internship Fair - Friday February 9, 2018, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Antioch University Internship Fair
- Friday February 23, 2018, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Seattle University Internship Fair - Monday February 26, 2018, 4-8 p.m.

Fall 2018 Application Deadlines

Priority Deadline - February 21, 2018
Final Deadline - February 28, 2018

Steps to Apply

To be considered for the Counseling and Resource Center at Edmonds CC Clinical Training Program, please submit the following to complete the application process:

  • 2018 Clinincal Training Program Application
  • Cover Letter
  • CV or Resume
  • Completed Recommendation Form from two professional or school references

For application materials or to submit completed materials, please contact either Jessica Burwell or Kendra Thew via email:

Jessica Burwell, Director

Kendra Thew, Assistant Director


Our clinical externship training program is designed for those who have completed a Masters level counseling or counseling-related degree and are pursuing completion of licensure hours required with the State of Washington. Counselor Externs have the opportunity to meet with clients weekly and are involved in weekly staff meetings, trainings, and professional development opportunities. In addition, Counselor Externs are provided weekly clinical supervision and case consultation.


Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425.640.1470 or email and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.