• Only 22% of jobs are posted online!

  • An average of 118 people apply for the same job!

  • Marriage and Family Therapists rank #2 in Best Social Services Jobs!

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts this occupation will grow by 15 percent, which is faster than the average for all occupations!

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
— Aristotle


Career Opportunities

Land the Job! creator, Steven Swink, MA

Land the Job! creator, Steven Swink, MA


Program Highlights

  • Videos, visual guides and downloadables will help you:
  • Make your search more efficient
  • Understand today’s MFT job market
  • Learn critical search terms
  • Discover more job sites that recruit interns
  • Match your interests with the right opportunities
  • Craft powerful job application tools
  • Refine interview skills to close the deal


MFT Interns: Land the Job! is a course designed to help Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) interns and trainees locate great jobs as well as apply for and land those jobs in a competitive market of qualified therapists. In this four part course, you will find video lecture, downloadable materials, and visual guides to assist with increasing your chances of getting hired for the job you want. This course offers video lecture and complimentary PDF and word templates/guides that you can customize today, saving you time and money as you develop your warehouse portfolio. This course is mainly video lecture, with visuals, that are followed by the downloadable tools in each section. This course is a must for the new intern or soon to be intern as you set out on your mental health career. Don’t take just any job in the field! Take this course and take the job you want!


  • Apply skills from this course to increase chances of landing a job as an MFT Intern.
  • Generate a useable cover letter, resume, and thank you letter that can be used for job applications.
  • Prepare for job interviews with useable examples of how to answer questions and demonstrate skills to interviewer.
  • Learn how to widen the net of searchable jobs and positions that an MFT Intern could qualify for as well as locate the best sites hiring interns.

Course Materials/Certificate

You may access course materials anytime during your enrollment in the course. Course materials are grouped into sections and are available once the preceding section is completed. Once you have completed the course, you will be presented with a Certificate of Completion as a downloadable PDF. Course materials will continue to be available 60 days after course completion (see instructions on the “Dashboard” tab).

If you have any questions about this course, please contact support@aamftca.org

Visit the course page here

Schools with MFT Programs

Alliant International University – Irvine

Alliant International University – Los Angeles

Alliant International University – Sacramento

Alliant International University – San Diego

Alliant International University – San Francisco

Antioch University, Los Angeles

Antioch University – Santa Barbara

Argosy University – Inland Empire Campus

Argosy University – Los Angeles Campus

Argosy University – Orange County Campus

Argosy University-San Diego Campus

Argosy University – San Francisco Campus

Azusa Pacific University

Bethel University

Bethany University

Brandman University

California Baptist University

California Graduate Institute of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Irvine

California Graduate Institute of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Westwood

California Institute of Integral Studies

California Lutheran University

California Southern University

California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo , Psychology and Human Development Dept.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

California State University, Bakersfield, Counseling Psychology Program

California State University, Chico

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Fresno, Dept. of Counseling and Special Education

California State University, Fullerton, Department of Counseling, Department of Psychology

California State University, East Bay

California State University, Long Beach

California State University, Los Angeles, Charter College of Education

California State University, Northridge, Department of Eduational Psych & Counseling

California State University, Sacramento, Department of Counselor Education, Department of Psychology

California State University, San Bernardino, Department of Psychology

California State University, Stanislaus

Chapman University, Orange

The Chicago School of Professional
Psychology, Los Angeles