Currently, we are recruiting both undergraduate and graduate interns. 

Currently, for the needs of our local community during covid, we do ask that interns be open to both virtual and in-person sessions.   If you feel that you would be a good fit, we would love to hear from you!  

Undergraduate practicum or internship

Our undergraduate interns are on site with a wide range of time frames — depending on their university requirements.

Helpful information for potential applicants to know: 

  • The intern will be required to attend all practice events
  • The intern will need a consistent, predictable schedule
  • While we are open to most disciplines, past internships have been:
    • Medical billing & coding 
    • Social work 
    • Psychology 
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing & Advertising  
    • English
Graduate internship

Our graduate-level interns are on site for 2 semesters or 3 quarters, depending on their university requirements.

Helpful information for potential applicants to know: 

  • Full-time internships require 12-15 weekly clients and 10-15 nondirect hours a week.
  • Part-time internships or practicum experiences require 4-5 weekly clients and 5-10 nondirect hours a week.
    • This is an option if:
      • Using our site as an adjunct site
      • The student works full time outside of the internship
      • The student has a disability or medical condition that requires them to move through an internship at a slower pace
  • Interns will be working with clients (Individual, family, couples, groups) directly from the local community
  • The ages of clients range from adolescent to adults
  • Intern will/could be facilitating groups and workshops
  • Intern will/could be co-counseling with a licensed clinician
  • Supervision is required. The intern will be REQUIRED to meet with a licensed clinician for at least one week, for one hour.  More is available upon request.
    •  Additional supervision, in the form of group supervision with supervisor and other interns, is available if more than one intern is on-site and schedules align
  • The intern will be required to attend all practice events
  • The intern will be required to complete cont. education throughout the internship to assist in clients he/she is working with
  • The intern will be responsible for assisting in writing blog posts for practice, helping develop mental health directed writing skills 

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Have 2 evenings and 2 days available for clients, supervision, and non-direct hours (on top of availability for groups)
    • Days defined as 8 or 9 until 1 or 2
    • Evenings are defined as 2-7 or 3-8. 
  • Comfortable working with technology including our Electronic Health Record and telehealth when needed
  • Interns cannot be working full time in addition to completing full-time internships on-site due to the potential of burnout.  Past interns have successfully balanced a part-time position while completing an internship. When working full-time prevents interns from getting the most out of the experience. 

Please e-mail: info@StepByStepCounselingLLC.com  A resume & cover letter highlighting why you want to complete your educational requirements with our office, and what experiences you have that would be helpful for our clients or to our office. What makes you stand out compared to other applicants? 

When providing references, please include the person’s name, relation to you, and their e-mail address.  Please know that we check all references. Please only give references that will be able to communicate with our office within a timely manner.  Often we have applicants who provide references that will either not return our emails or phone calls, or references that state they only confirm employment but do not provide character or clinical references.

Please complete our get to know you form online. Click on the link below.

Intern only: GET TO KNOW YOU (Intern)

Interview

Once application materials have been received, we will determine if the applicant seems to be a good fit for our office.   If we feel as if the applicant may be a good fit, we’ll reach out and offer a phone or video interview. During this conversation, applicants have the opportunity to ask questions about our organization and share more about what they are looking for in a position.