The Wendt Center is seeking qualified candidates for the following position(s):
Please forward all applications and resumes to email@example.com
If you are interested in learning more about our intern program or would like to apply click here. Please contact the Employee Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
To receive an internship application for the 2016 – 2017 academic year, please send an email to email@example.com. Applications are due by January 30, 2017. We are not taking any interns for a practicum placement in January 2017. We are open for summer block placement (40 hours a week) and summer/fall placement (20 hours a week). Click here for the 2017-18 Final Intern Application
The Wendt Center is committed to the training of graduate student interns pursuing mental health degrees. Our interns have come from a variety of universities from around the country including: Bryn Mawr College, Catholic University of America, George Washington University, Howard University, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola College, Texas Women’s University, University of Colorado, University of Maryland, Marymount University, University of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University.
The clinical intern field experience at the Wendt Center is unique. Each intern develops an individualized learning plan with their assigned field instructor that may include the following experiences at one of our sites in NW and SE:
- Individual or family therapy with children, teens, parents and/or adults
- Work at the DC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) providing support to families who come to complete the identification process of a deceased loved one
- Co-facilitating groups for children and/or adults with an experienced grief therapist
- Volunteering at Camp Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin, our free, sleep-away weekend grief camp for young people between the ages of 7-17
- Working closely with a Wendt Center clinician on a training/education workshop related to loss, grief and trauma
- Completing a student project corresponding to the work and needs of the Wendt Center.
The macro intern experience may include:
- Working closely with the Center’s Executive Director regarding policy and program development
- Grant and proposal writing
- Program evaluations
- Working closely with the Development Director on fundraising
Field instructors are committed to providing a weekly in-depth individual supervision, in addition to as needed supervision during the week. The Center supports the professional development of both the interns and clinical staff through in-services, clinical meetings, and group supervision. Interns also meet weekly as a peer group. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for general information about our internship program.
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Meet the Wendt Center Interns!