The Masters Degree (Graduate) Internship provides valuable training experience for future social workers and mental health counselors. Graduate interns obtain training and supervised experience in individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation and outreach. Graduate level interns have the opportunity to work with a diverse student population who present with a wide range of concerns. Graduate interns are responsible for:
- Individual and group counseling
- Individual and Group Supervision (if you are involved in running the group)
- Perform Intake and assessment for personal counseling
- Crisis Intervention
- Providing consultation for instructional staff regarding mental health issues
- Prepare psycho-educational workshop(s) on related issues for students or faculty
- Record writing and research related duties
- Attendance at Team Conference once a week
- Assistance at college wide programs as applicable
- Create Bulletin Boards to educate students and wider college community about mental health and resources. Possible topics are adjustment to college, time of transition, alcohol and drug abuse, stress and depression, etc.
- Address the issues of campus mental health issues through articles and other related information in Counseling Center News Letter published each semester.
Candidates must be fully enrolled in a Masters program in social work or mental health counseling (or related field).
The internship begins in late August and ends in early June.