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Counselor Education: The Department of Counselor Education at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater seeks a highly qualified candidate to fill a half-time doctoral teaching internship position in the Master of Science Program in Counseling. Responsibilities of this half-time position include teaching two classes each semester, service to the department, and engagement with personal research agenda.  Concurrently, academic program requirements for the internship will be integrated with the position.  Supervision will be provided by a senior faculty member at UWW in conjunction with the academic supervisor at the home institution.  The successful candidate will be in their final year of doctoral program, interested in learning more about the faculty role in a Master’s Level CACREP-accredited program, and committed to active participation with the department.  A $20,000 stipend is offered for the academic year.

START DATE: August 2022.

UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1868, UW – Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate programs. The University offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. UW – Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System and is located in a growing community of 12,000 residents in southeastern Wisconsin. Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. Visit our web site at

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES: The College of Education and Professional Studies is one of four colleges at UW – Whitewater. The College faculty numbers 100 and serves 2200 undergraduate and 450 graduate students. The College is committed to the development of professionals who are lifelong learners, creators of knowledge, and leaders of character and integrity. Responding to the changing needs within our global society, our programs prepare professionals to actively engage in an open democratic society inclusive of diverse populations. As a premier center for global learning, the College’s focus on academic excellence provides our students with the requisites to be leaders dedicated to change in their communities.

THE COUNSELOR EDUCATION DEPARTMENT has 7 full-time faculty members, a master’s level counseling clinic manager and a doctoral intern. The master’s program includes a 60-credit curriculum in school counseling, and a 60-credit program in clinical mental health counseling. The counseling program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and other Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The school counseling program, additionally, is accredited by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). For more information, visit our web site at

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, vita, summary of doctoral internship requirements, and two letters of recommendation to Brenda Rust O’Beirne, PhD, 6047 Winther Hall, UWW, Whitewater, WI 53190, no later than December 1, 2021 (position will remain open until filled, with priority given to applications submitted by this deadline).  Questions can be directed to Dr. O’Beirne at  UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check is conducted prior to an offer of employment.


THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.

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