Social Work Interns

Pressley RidgeTowson, MD

a month ago


Job Title

Social Work Intern

Job Location

Towson, MD

Job Overview

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


  • Type: Paid
  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Period of Employment: Open
  • College Credits Earned: No
  • Tuition Assistance: No
  • Required Student Status: Open
  • Preferred Majors: Other


  • Work with a multi-faceted team of professionals to implement services and programs
  • Collaborate with school staff and other service providing staff
  • Establish a rapport with youth while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Utilize and understand cross-system designs
  • Maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner with a variety of youth
  • Outline the "student as intern" role in the Learning Contract
  • Support learning and critical thinking about other social work systems and approaches


  • 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
  • Bachelors of Social Work (preferred)

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Social Work79%

  • Psychology6%

  • Counseling Psychology2%

  • Management Science0%

  • Sociology0%

  • 137 other majors9%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Department Of Veterans Affairs
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • NYC
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Towson, MD | $4,248/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,281

  • Miscellaneous$880

  • Food$483

  • Utilities$321

  • Transportation$283


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