This article presents the results of a survey that examined the implementation of the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) internship requirement by accredited doctoral marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) programs. Representatives from each of 10 doctoral MFT programs provided responses to questions regarding program objectives for internship training. Respondents also provided subjective impressions regarding the effectiveness with which established intership goals are accomplished, associated benefits and difficulties, and adequacy of the standards. Results suggest that although most programs perceive the intership requirement as beneficial, many express concern regarding the effects of the intership requirement on other aspects of training and in relationship to the overall goals for doctoral MFT education. Conclusions and recommendationship to the overall goasls for doctoral MFT education. Conclusions and recommendations are offered based on the mixed findings.