The master’s level practicum in Counselling at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton, NB is part-time (2.5-3 days per week) and runs for an 8 month period (September through April). The emphasis of the internship will be to provide counselling and psychotherapy services for post-secondary students presenting with a broad range of mental health concerns.

Practicum counsellors will receive weekly individual supervision as well as regular group supervision & case consultations. Practicum counsellors may also have the opportunity to facilitate or co-facilitate groups, workshops or outreach programs. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the practicum information session to obtain further information, prior to applying.

Applicants should be M.Ed or Ph.D. students enrolled in a Counselling program (or equivalent), who have met all program requirements to begin their practicum. Also, completion of ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is required prior to commencement of internship.

We will be holding a Fall 2023/2024 internship information session virtually on Wednesday, March 15th at 12 pm. Pre-registration is required by emailing For further information, contact Erin Crossland at  

Application deadline for Fall 2023/2024 is Thursday, March 23rd, and needs to include:

  • Internship application form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 references (We ask that at least one of your references be able to speak about your counselling skills)

Note: References will be contacted following internship interviews. Application deadline is typically in March or April prior to commencement of a September internship.

For more information, contact:

Erin Crossland, M.Ed., CCC
UNB Counselling Services
26 Bailey Drive, PO Box 4400
Fredericton, NB  E3B 5A3
Phone: (506) 453-4820
Fax: (506) 452-6376