If you are interested in a career in the mental and behavioral health fields, an internship with Laurel Life may be just the thing. Laurel Life recognizes that internships foster growth and development of academic scholars by providing firsthand exposure to organizations and communities and establishing professional networks. Our agency assures that when an intern is assigned to a program, the experience involves: direct consumer contact, regular supervision and consultation with the field instructors and site supervisors, and an overall experience that matches the current academic program and career interests. Internships exist for the following:
ABA - accepts master's level interns who are pursuing a degree in Applied Behavior Analysis or Behavioral Psychology; also accepts job shadowing for high school students.
Outpatient Clinic offices - accept master's level interns in 2022 who are pursuing a degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology, with an intention for licensure.
Transition Program - accepts both bachelor's as well as master's level interns during the school calendar year within various educational settings; also accepts job shadowing for high school students.
Family Based Mental Health Services - accepts both bachelor's and master's level interns who are pursuing degrees in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology
School-Based Services - accepts both bachelor's as well as master's level interns during the school calendar year within various educational settings.
The on-boarding process is arranged through our Internship Coordinator, in collaboration with our Human Resources Department. Collaboration with the university occurs through this on-boarding process, to assure that all expectations are secured and communicated.
Our internship program is created to provide the intern with knowledge of the industry as well as the opportunity to know the culture of our agency through both virtual and in-person training opportunities. Agency monitoring and evaluation of progress occurs throughout the internship to determine assimilation to the agency and potential for future employment.