Internships

 PSYCHOLOGY

 

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.


 CIVILIAN DIVISION DEPARTMENT OF NAVY WASHINGTON, D.C.

SUMMER SEMESTER 2015

MAJORS: BUSINESS (MBA) / COMPUTER SCIENCE / ACCOUNTANCY / MANAGEMENT / POLITICAL SCIENCE / INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES/ INTERNATIONAL STUDIES /HISTORY / PSYCHOLOGY/ CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE; JUNIORS; 1ST SEMESTER SENIORS and 1ST YEAR GRADUATE STUDENTS

JOB DESCRIPTION: The US Department of Navy is looking for those special individuals that desire challenge, that strive to lead, that look for a better way, and do not lend themselves to status quo.  If you have the ability to work with limited direction, enjoy traveling, are a self-motivator, detail oriented, possess exceptional organizational skills, and have the ability to quickly process information and respond appropriately, then would should apply for an exciting career as a security specialist.  A security professional represents the Department of Navy in the protection of vital national security information and provides policy and guidance to the military, government agencies and industrial contractors.  Security professionals are responsible for the execution of all aspects of program security and emphasizing a structured risk management approach to bring issues to final resolution.

Duties performed include, but not limited to, determining classification management; oversight of facility security and information systems practices and procedures; and security reviews in accordance with Department of Defense policies and procedures.  The security professional will be skilled at providing technical security guidance and educating personnel in the protection of national security information.  As the incumbent progressed from an entry-level position to mid-level, job responsibility and authority increases.

Requirements: GPA 3.0 minimum, U.S. Citizenship required, and background check will be performed. Interest in travel, ability to work in teams, 2nd semester sophomore status through graduate level, and Statement of Interest essay to be presented with student credentials as processed by the Internship Program Office.  Copies of essay questions available in the University Career Services Office. Please schedule an appointment with our office to establish your credentials. Credentials must be completed by January 26, 2015.

Housing and Transportation: To be discussed during interviews.

Interviews will be conducted January 29th and 30th through the University Career Services Office. We are located on the 2nd level, Culp Center (ARC).

SALARY: GS4 (Plus benefits package)                                                              HOURS:  40 pr/wk

 


SMALL MIRACLES THERAPEUTIC EQUESTRIAN CENTER, INC.
KINGSPORT, TN

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

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.


CRISIS CENTER INC.
BRISTOL, VA

SPRING SEMESTER 2015  (CONTINOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJOR: PSYCHOLOGY

JUNIOR - GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Crisis Center is to offer the communities we serve education, advocacy and intervention allowing individuals to find positive solutions for personal crises. Through support, hope and education we strive to restore emotional balance to both individuals and the communities in which they live. Rooted in respect, justice, hope and the inherent worth of every individual, the Crisis Center partners with people to afford them a safe space to be heard, supported and believed in an effort to inspire healing and promote positive change for both the individual and the community as a whole.

Interns will attend 40 hours of crisis intervention training to become certified hotline workers. Interns will be responsible for taking at least ten hours of hotline per week, in addition to other specific duties to be determined by each intern's major, skills, expertise and preferences

In addition to direct crisis intervention work described above, the psychology position will also involve: research and data collections on impact of sexual assault, domestic violence and suicide on psychological well-being and the impact on interested third parties. Also, the position involves collaborating with the local mental health agencies including Frontier Behavioral Health, Highlands Community Service Board, The Crisis Stabilization Unit and Woodridge Hospital to connect callers in an acute crisis to appropriate long term care. Maintaining detailed case study records of frequent callers and walk-in clients may also be part of this position

Requirements:  Crisis Center Inc. volunteers and interns are subject to a background check

Salary:  Volunteer (highly successful, long term interns have priority hiring status when paid positions are available or grant funding allows for adding staff

Hours: 10-19 hr/pr/wk (Specific schedule during initial training, then flexible hours as needed)

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


 FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT CLINIC
Based in JOHNSON CITY, TN

  SPRING SEMESTER 2015 (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: ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SEMESTER


MOUNTAIN YOUTH ACADEMY 
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN

SPRING SEMESTER 2015 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJORS : CRIMINAL JUSTICE / PSYCHOLOGY / EDUCATION / HDAL

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 : To be discussed during interview.

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