Doctors Without Borders internship (PAID!)

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is pleased to announce its paid Internship Program. Interns gain practical work experience and support the work of our Communications, Development, Program, Human Resources (both for the field and the office), and Executive departments.

Interns also gain a basic introduction to the field of international medical humanitarian aid and advocacy. All internships will take place in our New York office and will be paid at the rate of $10.00 per hour.

More info here


Washington D.C. public policy internship program

Interested in getting some public policy experience? Curious about how you might use your Psych major in ways other than counseling or research? Make sure to stop by the info session for the Washington Internship Program during Common Hour on Wed, Oct 15th, 201 Barnard.

Info Session Flyer – Hofstra

“Speed-dating” recruitment event for community internships

Are you interested in getting an internship that might qualify for liberal arts or Psych credit this semester? Check out the recruitment event happening on Sept 10th, 5:30-8:30pm in the Multipurpose Room. Check out the flyer for more info!    CCE Speed Dating Flyer_Fall2014

Research Assistant position at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Beth Israel is currently seeking an unpaid research assistant for a new study examining a novel service delivery model for early palliative care in adults with Cystic Fibrosis (CF).  The project is funded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc. The research assistant will assist with data collection and data entry and study-related administrative tasks. More information about the position and instructions on how to apply can be found here.

Internship Opportunities at NYU

The Family Translational Research Group at NYU is seeking students to assist with research on a wide variety of cutting edge topics ranging from (a) how anger, conflict, and family violence affect children’s and adults’ psychological and physical functioning to (b) defining maltreatment in ways that can be reliably used by field workers to (c) understanding how couples’ conflict dynamics relate to violence to (d) furthering our understanding of risk and protective factors for child maltreatment and partner abuse.

The FTRG is currently accepting applications from students who might be looking to gain more experience in the field of clinical psychology. This internship requires a 2 semester commitment and students typically work 12 hours each week.

Students can access the details about the position and how to apply here.

If you land this position, you might considering earning internship credit. Click on the links below for more details, and if you think earning credit is the right way to go, schedule an appointment with Dr. Weingartner on Clickbook:

Psy credit (required: min 3.0 Psy GPA + completion of 18 sh in Psy)

Electives credit (required: min 2.5 cum GPA + completion of 1 semester at Hofstra)

Summer internship opportunity – Adult Social Daycare program in Rockaway Park

Our program provides both recreational and social activities to adults who suffer with mental illness. The population suffers with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, mood disorders and personality disorders.

We have a morning program that runs from 9-1 Monday through Friday and an evening program that runs from 3:30-7:30 Monday through Thursday. The intern would be free to choose a schedule that they are most comfortable with. We do not provide classic therapy services but most of the people working here are mental health professionals (social workers, art therapists, etc.) and we work closely with the patients medical team, so it is a great experience in a team setting.

The intern would assist the staff in running recreation groups, the aim of which is to increase socialization and social skills. The intern would have the chance to implement their own groups and would receive supervision from a mental health professional.

This is an unpaid internship with flexible hours to fit a students schedule Students would not be required to gain credits for their time with us. Any students interested in pursuing a career in psychology, psychiatry or the mental health field are welcome to apply. Students interested in art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy or recreation therapy are especially encouraged to apply as they will gain direct experience working with professionals from those fields.

Please feel free to contact either our director, Rachel or our program coordinator, Stephanie at 718-831-2000 regarding our program. Students may forward their resumes directly to this email so that we can arrange a time for them to come in and meet the staff and see our facility.

“Tell all” internship panel event: Tues 4/29, 8:30 pm, Student Center Greenhouse

Current Hofstra interns will offer sage advice and share their current internship stories with fellow students in this coffee house event to be held on April 29th at 8:30pm in the Student Center’s Greenhouse.  For more information, please contact Rene Giminiani-Caputo at either or 516-463-5823.  See the attached flyer for some additional details: Internships info session