Social Work Intern
Towson, MD 
Posted 1 month ago
Job/Internship Description

Gain internship experience in a community based setting focusing on social work & counseling services with families and youth within an independent living setting.


Bachelors, Masters, or Associate level students in an approved university internship program required.

Proper clearances (State, FBI and Child Line Clearances - depending on location)

Experience working with youth preferred.


Crisis intervention experience very desirable.

General knowledge of issues facing at-risk youth (i.e. drug/alcohol Gangs, etc).

Attendance at a half-day Cultural Diversity Training required.

Good communication skills - both oral and written.


Ability to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner with a variety of youth.

Possess the ability to establish a rapport with youth, while maintaining appropriate boundaries.

Ability to communicate & work with a multi-faceted team of professionals.

Ability to utilize and understand cross-system designs.

Ability to collaborate with school staff and other service providing staff to implement services and programs.

The student and proposed field instructor are responsible for outlining the "student as intern" role as it differs from the "student as employee" role and to document the new educational emphases in the Learning Contract submitted to the student's liaison.

The student and proposed field instructor should include in the application significant activities that will broaden the student's understanding of service systems outside of her/his employing agency. If the agency site is approved, the student and field instructor will be required to include in the learning contract regular activities that will support the student's learning and critical thinking about other social work systems and approaches.


Bachelors of Social Work (preferred)


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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