Montclair State University Counseling Center

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Last Update

Updated 1/11/18

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Montclair State University Counseling and Psychological Services

Name of Director/Coordinator: Christopher Drost, Ph.D. Associate Director

Street Address:

Russ Hall, 1 Normal Avenue
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

Telephone: 973-655-5211

Fax: 973-655-4470

Email: [1]


General Information

Start Date: September 1 (approximate)
End Date: May 15 (approximate)

Appropriate for:


Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):

Thursday mornings (9 a.m. -12 p.m.) are required, must complete 16-20 hours per week. Group training available for externs who can complete 20 hours/week.

Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):

Any year

Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):


Is there a stipend for externs?


Application Process

Additional dates for applications?


What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference

How should it be submitted?

*Preferred method is mail or email to Dr. Drost at the above address.

Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made):

Applications being accepted on 1/16/2018
Interviews will take place in February (2018)

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults, Young Adults

Training models offered:


Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Intake Assessment
Mental Status Exam


Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 2
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 if extern can dedicate 20 hours, may include group process observation training and supervision
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2 hrs

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