Undergrad Internship- Psychology Students

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ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC SOLUTIONS
600 W. 22nd St.. Suite 250
Oak Brook, IL
Posted: October 13 2016
Application Deadline: January 13, 2017
Position: 8 Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 06/05/17 — 08/21/17

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Description

Experience a summer in a unique private practice that treats a rare disorder called selective mutism.
Clinical opportunities are rare for undergraduates. This internship lets you gain clinical experience in the
mental health field and is perfect for college students considering advanced studies in psychology.
Those with a special interest in social phobias, anxiety disorders, and working with children are
encouraged to apply. This opportunity will complement your education by providing you with the
opportunity to develop skills outside of the classroom and labs. Research occurring onsite provides a
blend of science with practice. The internship ends with a week of supervised, hands-on clinical
experience working directly with a child in our Adventure Camp program.

Responsibilities

- Assist the ATS Team with daily office duties and routine
- Participate in ATS Team meetings
- Gain experience in completing phone intakes and triage of calls
- Attend a 2-day selective mutism training seminar
- Serve as “confederates” in therapy sessions for children with selective mutism
- Have the opportunity to submit abstracts for conference presentations
- Gain experience in marketing a psychology practice, including social media outlets
- Serve as a psychologist’s assistant during ATS’s Adventure Camp for children with selective mutism
- Gain hands-on clinical experience working directly with children at Adventure Camp

Requirements

- 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher, open to all majors (psychology majors preferred)
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills
- Organized, responsible, and interpersonally effective
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Demonstrated success with professional commitments (e.g. work, school, prior internships)
- Ability to thrive independently with minimal supervision

************************** HOW TO APPLY ***************************

By Email: Please submit the following to SummerInternship@AdvancedTherapeuticSolutions.org:
Or
Mail: Attn: Dr. Carmen Lynas, Internship Director
Advanced Therapeutic Solutions
600 W 22nd Street, Suite 250
Oak Brook, IL 60523

REQUIRED MATERIALS:
-Cover letter
-Résumé
-Personal Statement (maximum 1 page)
-College Transcript
-2 letters of recommendation, with “Recommendation for [NAME]” in the subject line
Once we have received your submission and your recommendation letters from your references, then your application will be considered complete and eligible for review.

Additional Information:
-No Phone Calls
-Please note, this internship is unpaid
Deadline for First Round Selections: January 13th

Deadline for Second Round Selections (if slots remain): March 15th

*********** INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED *********

How To Apply

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