Counseling Center


  • Counseling Center
    Fax: 202-885-1397
    Mary Graydon, Room 214

    Mon and Thurs: 9am-6pm
    Tues, Wed, and Fri: 9am-5pm

    Summer hours: M-F 9am-5pm

    Closed Saturday and Sunday

Mailing Address

Internship: Compensation & Benefits

The American University Arboretum.

Stipend. $26,000 gross, paid as a stipend, equal amounts each month from July through July.

Leave time.
Total of 10 holidays (Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day), 6 days of sick leave, and 8 days of vacation. An additional 5 days are given at the end of the internship to prepare for rotation of intern classes. Up to 4 days of professional leave time will be provided for dissertation defense or to attend conferences. Interns are also allotted 2-3 hours/week in research time during May, June, and July, as well as during the January break.

Library use.
Interns may use the campus library facilities and check out books using their AU I.D. card.

Sports facilities. For a fee, interns may use the campus sports facilities.

Parking on campus. For a fee, parking on campus is available for interns. For more information go to