Graduate Training Opportunities

The Village sponsors a number of training opportunities for students who are enrolled in graduate degree programs in social work and counseling. We also have two training opportunities for students in their last year of a bachelor’s degree program in social work. Our interns come from New England and New York universities and colleges, having attended MSW programs at Columbia, NYU, Fordham University, Springfield College, Smith College, University of Saint Joseph and UCONN among others.

Requirements

  • First or second year students in MSW programs or senior year BSW students
  • Must have work or volunteer experience with children, adults and/or families
  • Must be referred by a school of social work
  • Must be interviewed
  • Acceptance is based upon the availability of supervision in the student’s area of interest, prior experience and learning needs
  • Referrals are accepted between January 1 and June 1 for internships that start in September and end in May

Supervision and Training

  • Individual and group supervision by licensed social workers (LCSW) for all clinical work
  • Supervision by MSWs for interns concentrating on administration and community organization
  • Videotaping
  • Seminar series and agency-sponsored workshops

Diverse Experiences

  • Short and long-term therapy
  • Individual, family and group work
  • Community-based programs
  • Multidisciplinary, multicultural teams
  • Research or program evaluation 

The Village is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Contact us for more information.