Psychological Consultation Center Internship
Grand Rapids, MI
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Description

Successful applicants will become members of the Pine Rest Psychological Consultation Center (PCC) in a "clinical intern" capacity. The PCC is a group of Psychologists and supporting staff who conduct a wide variety of psychological assessment and consultation with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. In this undergraduate internship, interns will work with PCC clients administering and scoring testing protocol primarily for those suspected of having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This work is supervised through individualized instruction and interns will be given opportunities to further study areas related to their work with the clients and to observe Psychologists in their other daily work.

By the end of this unpaid volunteer experience, interns will have administered a number of psychological tests to a wide age-range of clients and will better understand the fundamental elements of psychological testing and measurement. Interns will also have the opportunity to work closely with practicing Psychologists including involvement in psychological consultations and evaluations within the clinical setting.


Commitment:

We require a four (4) month commitment for eight (8) to twelve (12) hours per week minimum (minimum total hours required is 130). Hours required per week must be worked in full days, up to eight (8) working hours (8:00 am – 5:00 pm). In certain circumstances, we may consider half days of no less than five (5) hour time blocks of: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm or 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. We offer on-going volunteer internship positions available for various times of the year (please apply during the appropriate deadline associated to your desired internship commitment). See requirements section of this posting for specific time frames.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Psychology Major required.
  • We will not accept MA level applicants.
  • Lower level courses in psychology required, Upper level courses required in abnormal, development, statistics, & research is required. Courses in testing, psychological consultation, and/or personality preferred.
  • Students with either a Senior or Junior standing are required, we may also consider individuals who have recently completed and graduated with their undergraduate degree in psychology.


Application Procedure:

Applications and resumes are accepted online by applying for this job posting and will only be processed during the time frame when Pine Rest is accepting online applications for the deadlines outlined below. Please only apply if you can commit associated with your desired commitment. We also require you to complete a supplemental hard copy application for this position and that application will be emailed to you once you complete your online application, upload your resume and are deemed a qualified applicant for the position.

In order to be processed, all materials (including the supplemental hard copy application) need to be received by Pine Rest no later than the 15th of the deadline month. Once your materials are reviewed, we will conduct a phone interview. Qualified and selected candidates will then be invited to a mandatory group interview and candidates will then be notified of their status the following week.



Current Internship Commitment Dates/Options:

  • January 01 – April 30
  • March 01 – June 30
  • May 01 – August 31
  • July 01 – October 31
  • September 01 – December 31
  • November 01 – February 28/29


Pine Rest is an EOE

Job Type Internship