Clinical Masters Level Paid Internship - Fall 2024

Youth Villages

Youth Villages

Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Clinical Masters Level Paid Internship - Fall 2024

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Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


Position Overview

Youth Villages hosts graduate level students for fall/ spring semesters in select locations across various community-based programs on a rolling basis. Our paid internships are typically for class credit or experience. Youth Villages' commitment to helping children and their families find success spans more than 30 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services including:

  • Community Based Counseling
    • Intercept
    • ER Diversion
    • Court Diversion

Master’s level students are fully immersed in the treatment of youth and families, getting the opportunity to shadow and subsequently carry cases, and provide treatment interventions with oversight from a supervisor. Graduate level interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Shadow counselors in home/ community based family sessions with a dedicated specialist
  • Carry 2-3 cases and implement interventions
  • Participate in treatment team and clinical consultations as well as individual supervision
  • Assist with clinical assessments and documentation in our medical records system
  • Access clinical trainings
  • Provide transports as needed

Intern placement with a specific program within each office is determined during the interview process and depends on the current availability, the student's experience, and academic requirements of the program.

Hourly Rate

$18 / hour



  • Must be actively pursuing a Master's degree in the Social Services field from an accredited program
  • Ability to commit to at least 3 days/ week for a minimum of 24 hours
  • Carry 2-3 cases
  • Attend weekly group supervision, clinical consultations, and individual supervision
  • Complete a week-long orientation (in-person / virtual)
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day


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