Park Center offers exciting internship placements within a multidisciplinary treatment setting at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Those who are accepted into our program can expect an immersive experience within a community mental health environment.
Associate and Bachelor level student interns will have the opportunity to experience various programs at Park Center. Students will be assigned structured tasks consistent with the expectations of a beginning level clinician during this stage of their internship placement.
Interested applicants should submit the following material to Professional Development at least eight weeks prior to the expected start date:
- Park Center internship application (located at the end of Undergraduate Manual)
- Authorization For Obtaining Limited Criminal History form (see end of manual)
- Academic transcript
- Proof of liability insurance coverage (if the academic institution provides it)
- A letter of institutional contract from the internship or practicum faculty adviser which should include:
- An educational agreement between the academic institution and Park Center that identifies shared responsibilities for the internship process
- Internship expectations and goals
Master level student interns will increase their knowledge of evidence based practices, build clinical skills, practice accurate documentation using an electronic medical record, and learn under the supervision of seasoned professionals.
We offer many placement benefits including coverage by Park Center’s liability insurance policy, private office space when appropriate, and free access to Park Center training events.
- The Student Internship Application (located at the end of the Masters Manual)
- Authorization For Obtaining Limited Criminal History form ( see end of manual)
- A curriculum vitae or resume
- An official transcript of your current academic record
- Proof of liability insurance coverage
- Two professional letters of recommendation
- An educational contract from the internship or practicum faculty adviser which should include:
- An Educational Agreement between the academic institution and Park Center which identifies shared responsibilities for the internship process
- Internship expectations / goals
APA Accredited Clinical and Counseling Psychology Internship
The psychology internship program at Park Center, Inc. was established in August of 1987. This internship, developed within the context of a community mental health center, affords the intern with a broad continuum of clinical training opportunities including assessment, evaluation, consultation, planning, and direct treatment in a multi-disciplinary, culturally diverse setting.
The interns work with a widely varied client population in different service modalities, as well as, receive training through weekly supervision and didactic seminars. Park Center’s psychology internship provides broad-based eclectic training in clinical work with children, adolescents, adults and their families, as well as training in supervision and consultation in step with today’s changing healthcare requirements.