Graduate Clinical Internship


The ideal candidate for this full or part-time, unpaid position, is a mature, bright, and motivated student enrolled in a social work, counseling psychology, or related program. Applicants should be able to work both independently, and as a team member. Interest in working with children or adolescents is required.

Clinical Internship

A car is helpful, but not required. Needham Youth Services is accessible by public transportation. There is opportunity for work at schools, and in the clinical setting of the Needham Youth Services office. Interns gain experience in a number of modalities with children from 1st through 12th grades. Graduate clinical interns play a role in designing the details of their own internship.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991, the duties listed in this job description may be modified in an effort to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.


  • Attend supervision and staff meetings
  • Consult with school personnel on clinical matters
  • Design and/or implement programming for children and families
  • Maintain all required records and documentation
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Participate in intern training program
  • Play a leadership role with the Peer Tutor Program.
  • Provide general office tasks
  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling
  • Report to supervisor(s)
  • Write articles for newspapers

For additional information, please email Sara Shine at or by calling 781-455-7500 ext. 264