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Welcome. Thank you for your interest in the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) and the University Counseling Center (UCC) as training sites. WRC and UCC are part of Student Affairs which is comprised of over 20 departments focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. The integrated clinical and training services of the WRC and UCC support this mission through counseling, crisis services, macro projects, and outreach to all students of the University of Utah. Students who train with us gain a broad set of skills, receive guaranteed weekly supervision, and have opportunities for specialized training in, for example, Feminist Multicultural Therapy and working across differences in clinical work.

We invite all University of Utah students interested in training with us to apply. Please note this application is intended for use by First-Year MSW students, Second-Year and Advanced-Standing MSW students, and students in the Clinical Mental Health Counselor program. Each of these programs have different selection/interview deadlines. You will be followed up with once your application has been received and reviewed.


2nd Year/Advanced Standing MSW Applicants: Applications are due by 1 PM on 2/15/2024 (application deadline extended)

1st Year MSW Applicants: Applications are due by 9 AM on 3/25/2024

If you have any questions please contact Josh Newbury, Associate Director of Training, at 801-581-6826 or

To all applicants:

Because our online application may timeout, we encourage you to answer the following application questions on a separate Word document, then cut and paste your answers into the application (accessed via the link below). We also encourage you to gather contact information for two professional references prior to beginning your application.

  1. What excites you about training at the UCC or WRC? How does training with us align with your educational and professional goals? (Maximum 250 words)
  2. The WRC and UCC serve all students of the University of Utah through individual counseling, relationship counseling, group therapy, and case management. The experiences, needs, and priorities of our students are varied. What skills, knowledges, and ways of being have you found helpful when working with a broad array of individuals, groups, and communities? (Maximum 250 words)


Submit your application for the UCC and WRC MSW Training Program


Last Updated: 2/12/24