USC Kortschak Center For Learning and Creativity


The USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity (KCLC) will offer a one semester fieldwork experience for USC’s Master’s Programs in Post-Secondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA) and Educational Counseling (EC).


  1. Enrollment in USC’s Master’s program. If you are enrolled in the MFT program. click here for more information on the Fieldwork we offer.
  2. Completion of coursework in the fundamentals of counseling, college student development, or learning and individual differences.
  3. Knowledge of basic educational learning theories
  4. Be able to complete a full one-semester commitment, with a committed 5-10 hours per week, every week.

This is an excellent opportunity for psychoeducational counseling experience with undergraduate students seeking services for learning differences, ADHD, and learning disabilities.

Successful candidates will:

  • Gain skills in providing enhanced academic support to undergraduate students at USC
  • Utilize a strength-based focus and multidisciplinary approach for understanding individual learning differences
  • Gain interpersonal psychoeducational counseling skills in one-on-one meetings
  • Increase personal knowledge in the realm of learning disorders, dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning differences

The following are regular weekly activities required for participation in the Practicum Training Program:

  • Attendance at All Professional Development Seminars Monday mornings (10-12)

This is a non-salaried position.

Application Process

As the Internship process is very personal and can be counted as 1-3 units per semester. It is imperative that you do thorough research into the Kortschak Center and the services we offer. Click here for a form that will need to be filled out in its entirety and emailed to the Kortschak Center for consideration. Applications that are thoughtfully completed with concrete details will be considered.

If you are interested in Assessment Fieldwork opportunities, please email Juliana You will need to have taken EDUC 570 and/or EDUC 614 to be eligible for the position.

Application Deadlines

SPRING SESSION: Must be turned in by Friday, January 6, 2017.

SUMMER: no opportunities available.

FALL SESSION: Must be turned in by Thursday, August 17, 2017.