Internships

SCHAWB Internship Training Philosophy

The Student Center for Health and Well-being at The College of St. Scholastica seeks to train MSW and Counseling Psychology students for professional practice in the context of higher education environments. SCHAWB emphasizes developmental and wellness models, utilizing individual, group, and community-based practice interventions.  It is the goal of the Internship Program to train students in the clinical skills of social work practice,  theoretical frameworks,  and therapeutic interventions while grounded by an inclusive and multicultural wellness model , NASW ethical standards, and CSWE core social work competencies.

Internship Training Program

The Student Center for Health and Well-being at The College of St. Scholastica is an ideal setting for MSW and Counseling Psychology interns to gain experience working with a broad range of issues including mental health, wellness, and violence intervention and prevention. Common presenting issues of the college environment practice setting include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • College adjustment
  • Grief and loss
  • Sexual assault or intimate partner violence
  • Stress management
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol use/abuse

Examples of Internship Positions 

The Internship Program has offered up to three internship positions annually, including:

  • Violence Prevention and Intervention Project Intern (Field I)
  • WELLU Intern (Field I)
  • Counseling Intern (Field II)

Interns complete 450 hours of field experience, in accordance with CSWE and graduate program requirements. Internship opportunities are dependent on staffing and training allocations. For additional information contact the SCHAWB Interim Director, Teresa Aldach, LICSW at taldach@css.edu.