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
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,
- Interns must be:
- Trustworthy and able to adhere to confidentiality laws. Interns will be required to
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.
- Trustworthy and able to adhere to confidentiality laws. Interns will be required to sign a