Internships

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES / GENERAL STUDIES

 

PLEASE PROVIDE A RESUME.  IF INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE COME BY UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES, ARC CENTER-2ND LEVEL CULP CENTER TO COMPLETE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK.  POSITIONS WILL BE ADVERTISED UNTIL FILLED UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.

TENNESSEE STATE PARKS
STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENT & CONSERVATION

 SUMMER SEMESTER 2016

 MAJORS: ANTHROPOLOGY/ APPALACHIAN STUDIES/ BIOLOGY/ EDUCATION/ ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH/ GEOGRAPHY/ GEOLOGY/ HISTORY/ PARKS AND RECREATION/ CONTINUING STUDIES (BGSD) WITH CONCENTRATIONS IN THE ABOVE MAJORS

 SOPHOMORE - SENIOR LEVELS

 POSITION:  SEASONAL INTERPRETIVE RANGER

 JOB DESCRIPTION:

CRITERIA:

  • Course work in outdoor leadership and/or wilderness skills is supportive and desirable, but not mandatory; 
  • A sound knowledge of or willingness to learn about the natural and cultural history of the park;
  • Personality and communicative skills conductive to work in public service while guiding and directing interpretive programs, assisting park visitors and supporting park rangers and staff in a myriad of administrative, maintenance and operational duties;
  • Writing skills as applied to organizing information, completing reports, generating interpretive program transcripts and responding to requests for park information.

  DUTIES:   The student will be responsible for providing interpretive programs such as guided tours, hikes, slide shows, demonstrations, campfires and other outdoor activities for park visitors; assisting the part rangers in the protection of the natural and cultural features, park boundary inspection/maintenance and other resource management activities as assigned; assisting the park rangers in assuring that park facilities, buildings, grounds and equipment are secure.  Assists rangers in the inspection and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment; assists rangers with routine reports and records; assists rangers in scheduling, delegating and executing work assignments of various groups.

  LICENSE, CERTIFICATES OR REGISTRATION:   A valid vehicle operator license & CPR Certification are required. Desirable but not required certifications: Advanced First Aid, First Responder or Emergency Medical Technician. 

  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER FACTORS:   Good Physical condition: ability to do much hiking, climbing and carrying; ability to perform responsibly under emergency and crisis situations.

 PLEASE COME BY UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES, ARC CENTER-2ND LEVEL CULP CENTER TO COMPLETE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK AND TO PICK UP THE STATE OF TN APPLICATION AND PRE-INTERVIEW QUESTIONAIRE. CURRENT RESUME REQUIRED

 NOTE:  On-campus interviews will be held on Wednesday March 16, 2016 and Thursday March 17, 2016. Please schedule your appointment when you pick-up your application documents. Timeslots are very limited!!

 HOUSING: To be discussed during interview

 SALARY: $ 9.87 pr/hr

 HOURS: 37.5 hrs a week

  DEADLINE: Application process completed by Thursday, March 3, 2016


FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT CLINIC
Based in JOHNSON CITY, TN

SPRING SEMESTER 2016 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

  MAJORS : CRIMINAL JUSTICE / PSYCHOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY / SOCIAL WORK / EDUCATION / COUNSELING AND HUMAN SERVICES

JUNIOR - GRADUATE LEVELS

  JOB DESCRIPTION: The FJDCC is an agency which provides assistance to Judges in the First Judicial District by evaluating high conflict families with children who are embroiled in custody and/or visitation disputes.  The successful candidate will be capable of independent work responsibilities, collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, effective communication skills, as well as dependable and capable of crisis intervention when necessary.  The intern will work under the direct supervision of Janie A. Short, LCSW, and will be primarily responsible for providing monitoring of court-ordered supervised visitations between parents with impairment (e.g., substance abuse, anger management, poor boundaries, etc.) and their minor children.  In addition, the intern will participate in forensic evaluations of high conflict families who are referred to the FJDCC.  This is an excellent opportunity for a student interested in direct exposure to family and human dynamics.  

 The work environment for this position varies as needed and will be explained at the initial interview.  

 SALARY: Unpaid /Volunteer

  HOURS : 10-19 (1 credit hour)

DEADLINE: PAPERWORK MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SEMESTER


SMALL MIRACLES THERAPEUTIC EQUESTRIAN CENTER, INC.
KINGSPORT, TN

SPRING SEMESTER 2016

MAJORS: EDUCATION / PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY/ HUMAN SERVICES / INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

SOPHOMORE – SENIOR LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Small Miracles is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1995 through love to enhance the physical, emotional and cognitive growth of individuals with special needs through equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT). Small Miracles is an affiliate member of PATH Intl.; all of our instructors are certified through PATH Intl. and are first aid/CPR trained. Our facility is located on 11 fenced acres; including indoor, outdoor riding arenas, equine barn, prayer chapel and numerous shelter/storage sheds. We provide approximately 75 equine assisted activities each week.

Desired Qualities of Internship Applicant: Candidate shall complete Volunteer Training and Orientation. The individual must be empathetic with a complete understanding of our mission to serve the special needs community. One must posses' sound judgment, maturity, humility, good decision-making skills and a servant's heart. CPR, first aide training is desirable. Must be willing to do whatever needs to be done; excellent team worker.

SALARY: Volunteer

HOURS: 10-19 (1 Credit Hour)

DEADLINE: All Paperwork must be received prior to the start of the semester.


MOUNTAIN YOUTH ACADEMY 
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN

 SPRING SEMESTER 2016 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

  MAJORS : CRIMINAL JUSTICE / PSYCHOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY / SOCIAL WORK / EDUCATION / COUNSELING AND HUMAN SERVICES

SOPHOMORE - GRADUATE LEVELS

 JOB DESCRIPTION:  Mountain Youth Academy is a residential treatment center for young adolescents (male and female) ages 7 through 17.  The successful candidate will be a clinical, programmatic, and/or education intern who will contribute to the effective implementation of individual treatment plan of students through line of sight supervision, provision of clinical services (including group and recreational opportunities), positive interaction and role modeling, direct and clinical care, and appropriate scoring of behaviors of students. Intern will provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, and following proper restraint technique guidelines as needed.

The work environment for this position is a residential facility setting. While performing the duties of this internship, the intern will be exposed to students who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and make insulting remarks or threats.

 *NOTE:  Successful candidates must have a background check, drug screen and acceptance by the State of Tennessee DCS criteria.  A seven-day training will be required. 

 SALARY:   Volunteer - Unpaid

 HOURS : 10-19 HOURS PER WEEK  (1 CREDIT HOUR)

 DEADLINE: ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER: EMPLOYER TRAINING DATES MAY REQUIRE EARLIER COMPLETION

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