Position Overview: The Internship Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the field placement experiences for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate program and the undergraduate program in the Department of Psychology. This includes the identification of appropriate field placements for graduate and undergraduate interns in these programs. The Internship Coordinator serves as the liaison between Merrimack and field placements sites.
- Network and build professional relationships with agencies to secure practicum, job shadowing, and internship placements.
- Coordinate all aspects of the placement process such as assigning students to sites, maintaining appropriate documentation and records (e.g., background checks, site agreement, intent forms, hourly logs, intern and supervisor evaluation).
- In collaboration with the O’Brien Center for Student Success, coordinate the undergraduate student internship application process including necessary paperwork. When necessary, help coordinate travel between field placement sites on campus.
- In collaboration with faculty advisors conduct meetings, as needed, when issues arise.
- Collect, analyze and report internship outcome data in support of curricular and accreditation requirements.
- Update and maintain all guidebooks related to the practicum and internship process.
- Conduct program practicum and internship application meetings with students pursuing field placement.
- Keep the Chair of the Psychology Department and Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counselor apprised of changes in practicum or internship placements or supervision.
- Participate in weekly program and department meetings.
- Develop and implement supervisor training and professional development to support the curricular needs of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the Department of Psychology.
- Teach one course for the CMHC program.
- Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field required (for CACREP accreditation)
- Licensed as a LMHC in Massachusetts
- A minimum of 2 years of related professional work experience as a clinical supervisor
- Knowledge of the region including community and mental health agencies, hospitals, and schools
- Evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Available to conduct meetings and attend programs in the evenings
To Apply: Please apply online with cover letter and resume.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.