Opportunities & Assistantships

Opportunities for School Counseling students

The School Counseling program offers you more than just classroom learning. You have access to a wide variety of opportunities and activities to develop the skills you've learned in your courses, fieldwork and research:

Work as a graduate assistant

A variety of assistantship opportunities are available for students who are enrolled in the program. Recipients receive an annual stipend and tuition credits.

Learn more: Graduate assistantships >>

Study abroad

Students in the School Counseling program can participate in an optional study abroad course in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This opportunity enables students to learn about another culture by visiting schools, agencies, and neighborhoods in another country. 

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Join Chi Sigma Iota

Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators. Its mission is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling. UD is home to two chapters — Upsilon Delta and Upsilon Delta Chi.

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Department of Counselor Education and Human Services

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2962