School Counseling and Postsecondary Advising

 

Contact Information

Office of School Counseling and Postsecondary Advising
42 W. Madison St., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
773-553-2108 | Main

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"School counseling is a necessity to ensure that all our young people get the education they need to succeed in today's economy." First Lady Michelle Obama, American School Counselor Association Annual Conference, 2014

School counselors are critical to student success. School counselors work with students, families, teachers, administrators, and others to address all students’ academic, career and social/emotional needs. As state-licensed, educational leaders with master’s degrees, school counselors work to ensure that all students have the opportunity to be successful.

School Counseling Internship Program

The Office of School Counseling and Postsecondary Advising and Talent Office are excited to invite prepared school counseling interns to complete a practicum and/or an internship in Chicago Public Schools (CPS)! Our School Counseling Internship Program has been developed to assist CPS school counselors in partnering with an intern in order to positively impact student achievement while exposing future counseling professionals to evidence-based academic, social/emotional, and college and career programming within CPS.

For students planning to begin practicum/internship in the: The registration period is:
Summer (July-August) April 1 - June 16
Fall (September-December) April 1 - June 16
Spring (January-June) September 30 - November 30

School Counseling Internship Registration Guide

School Counseling Internship FAQs


It is the policy of the Board to prohibit unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation on the basis of any classifications protected by the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Illinois and applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances, including but not limited to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex (including pregnancy discrimination), gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Concerns or Inquiries should be made to the Equal Opportunity Compliance Office Administrator at (773) 553-1013.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and related regulations concerning sex discrimination also should be referred to the CPS Equal Opportunity Compliance Office (773) 553-1195.

Welcome to the Chicago Public Schools School Counseling Internship Program Portal

The Office of School Counseling and Post-Secondary Advising and Talent Office are excited to invite prepared school counseling interns to complete a practicum and/or an internship in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) during the next school year! Our School Counselor Practicum/Internship Program has been developed to assist CPS elementary and high school counselors in partnering with an intern in order to positively impact student achievement while exposing future counseling professionals to evidence-based academic, personal/social, and college and career programming within CPS.

Please note that the 2016-17 school counseling internship application window is from November 16, 2015 – February 19, 2016.

Step 1 School Counseling Internship Registration Guide

Step 2 School Counseling Online Application

Step 3 School Counseling Internship FAQ's


It is the policy of the Board to prohibit unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation on the basis of any classifications protected by the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Illinois and applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances, including but not limited to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex (including pregnancy discrimination), gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Concerns or Inquiries should be made to the Equal Opportunity Compliance Office Administrator at (773) 553-1013.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and related regulations concerning sex discrimination also should be referred to the CPS Equal Opportunity Compliance Office (773) 553-1195.

Page Last Modified on Tuesday, September 20, 2016