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Internships & Research Opportunities

Welcome!  This page is updated periodically as notifications of internships and research opportunities are received. 

Information regarding the SLU Summer Fellowship or the Tanner Fellowship programs can be found on the SLU Student Research page.

We also suggest that you search the American Psychological Association and the National Science Foundation for Summer Internships or Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU's).

Camp Akeela is a traditional overnight summer camp in Vermont and Wisconsin. Our VT camp is on 400 acres in the Green Mountains. Our WI camp and Beyond Akeela (a college readiness program) are set on a beautiful college campus. Many of our campers have been diagnosed with Asperger's or have a related ASD profile. All are bright, kind and "quirky" kids looking to develop a deeper connection with peers. Why work at Camp Akeela? Unparalleled hands-on, real world experience with neurodiverse youth; build your resume and make professional connections; hone your leadership, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills; competitive salary package, including room and board; play an integral role in a vibrant and diverse community that changes kids' lives! Ready to apply? Please visit http://www.campakeela.com OR contact us at staff@campakeela.com or 866-680-4744.

Camp Baker at Judge Baker Children’s Center currently has graduate-level and undergraduate-level summer training positions available. Camp Baker is a therapeutic summer program based off of the Summer Treatment Program (STP) and is specifically designed for 6-12 year old children with ADHD. The STP has positive effects on the serious behavioral, social, and academic difficulties exhibited by children diagnosed with ADHD. Camp Baker is a program of Judge Baker Children's Center, a non-profit organization with over a century of proven leadership in children's mental health.

Camp Baker is currently accepting applications for three roles: 1) Graduate Counselor, 2) Undergraduate Counselor, and 3) Teaching Assistant. Please visit our website for a detailed description of roles and responsibilities for each position: https://campbaker.org/training-opportunities/

All aspects of the training program are supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Trainees typically gain over 200 hours of experience providing treatment directly to children. Opportunities for participating in behavioral parent training groups are also available.

Trainees complete a week-long training prior to the start of treatment and receive ongoing supervision. Training begins Wednesday, July 1, 2019 with the July 4th holiday off. Camp Baker runs from Wednesday, July 8th and continues through Friday, August 14th, 2020. The stipend for graduate-level positions is $2,500 and the stipend for undergraduate-level positions is $1,000.

The Summer Treatment Program (STP) positions available. STP is a comprehensive program for children with ADHD and related behavioral, emotional and learning challenges. The STP has successfully helped more than 3,000 children and families and is composed of evidence-based intensive treatments incorporated into an eight-week therapeutic summer camp setting. Group and tailored individual treatment plans are focused on improving problem-solving, academic functioning and social skills — while also incorporating recreational, age-appropriate games and group activities. 

We offer training opportunities for students — both undergraduate and graduate, from universities and colleges across the U.S. — through our nationally acclaimed Summer Treatment Program.

Positions are available in three related Summer Treatment Programs. Detailed program descriptions for each program and position descriptions—including hours, dates and salary—for available positions in each program are located here:https://ccf.fiu.edu/opportunities/summer-treatment-program-opportunities-and-training/. Applications accepted through spring 2020. NO application deadline.

Psychology Grad School Wiki - 2020 Open Grad School Positions: This site is for the purpose of advertising open graduate school positions in psychology starting in the Fall of 2020. More detailed information can be found at http://psychgradsearch.wikidot.com/

Casa de Esperanza - Hands of Hope Internship: Hands of Hope is Casa de Esperanza’s internship program which recruits recent college graduates and other highly qualified young adults, from throughout the United States. These interns have a desire to help abused, neglected and HIV positive children through work with our agency. This program brings together approximately 25 young adults annually to live and work with some of our society’s most vulnerable children. 

Typically, four Hands of Hope Interns live in an agency foster home with four or five children under the age of six. One of the interns will be licensed as the foster parent. Together, the Hands of Hope Interns share responsibility for providing 24-hour care to the children in the home. Information about the internship can be found at https://www.casahope.org/p-hands-of-hope-internship

Ramapo for Children is a non-profit organization renowned for its direct-service youth programs, and training for educators, youth workers and caregivers. At Ramapo we offer college students and recent graduates valuable, rewarding and unique job opportunities through summer and year-round programs on our Rhinebeck, New York campus. Position available listed below.

  • Summer Camp Staff: As a Camp Ramapo staff member, you will develop the skills you need to succeed with a range of children. You will learn to understand a child’s behavior as communication. You will emerge with a heightened ability to meet children’s needs and to teach them new skills. You will learn how to create environments that celebrate strengths and enable all children to feel a sense of belonging. You will work hard every day you are here, and learn more than you ever thought possible. Additionally, you will develop skills that not only position you well in the fields of youth development, but can be applied and generalized toward leadership posts in any industry.

    Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. Phone and Skype interviews are available. For questions, please call 845.876.8423 or email staffing@ramapoforchildren.org.

    Daily interaction with children ages 6-16 who face varying degrees of social, emotional and learning challenges in a residential summer camp setting. Counselors make a 9-week commitment to Camp Ramapo from mid-June to mid-August. Some positions require additional training prior to mid-June. Exact dates are provided during the hiring process. Applications are accepted from November through June. To learn more about counselor opportunities or to apply, please visit www.ramapoforchildren.org/jobs or call 845-876-8423.

  • RAMAYEAR Launch year program: Through our RamaYear program, recent college graduates devote a year or two of their early careers to an immersive year-round service experience on our Rhinebeck, NY campus. At Ramapo, these young adults spend their days working with groups of youth and educators on outdoor adventure-based retreats that build teamwork and communication skills. They design activities to meet each retreat group’s needs and goals, and lead teambuilding games and leadership development exercises. RamaYear staff live with and serve as mentors to our Staff Assistants: young adults, 18-25 years old, who seek to become self-sufficient and build social, independent living and job skills. Additionally, RamaYear play key roles in Camp Ramapo, a traditional summer camp experience for children ages 6-16 with social, emotional or learning challenges. To apply, please visit https://ramapoforchildren.org/about/jobs-careers/ramayear/ramayear-application/