Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being

Psychology Internships

Undergraduate Psychology internships are possible through a partnership between the Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being and the Michigan Tech Psychology department. Interns who are selected for the program will enroll in PSY 4095, Internship in Psychology, a three-credit course. The course requires a commitment of 10 hours per week. 

Possible tasks include:

  • Assist with planning and presenting counseling workshops, Husky Hours, and other events.
  • Create and distribute advertising for events (posters, flyers, table tents).
  • Maintain and create social media posts (including the Wellness social media sites and
    Counseling Services blog).
  • Perform office work (filing, copying, etc.).
  • Participate in counseling-related professional development opportunities.
  • Participate in mental health training (e.g., Mental Health First Aid, CDI training, online
    training).

Requirements

  • Interns must be:
    • Trustworthy and able to adhere to confidentiality laws. Interns will be required to sign a
      confidentiality agreement and agree to a background check. (While interns will not be
      meeting directly with student clients, they still must adhere to HIPAA laws in relation to any
      client-specific information they might learn while working for Counseling Services.)
    • Self-starters who work well both individually and with others.
    • Great communicators, demonstrating advanced interpersonal skills and empathy for others.
    • Prompt communicators (respond to emails/Slack messages within 24 hours).
    • Available for weekly meetings with supervisor and other interns.

For information on how to apply, please contact Dayna Browning at dmbrowni@mtu.edu or Kay Tislar at cltislar@mtu.edu.