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SOC-OFE Doctoral Students: Walden In-House Internship Opportunities

Walden In-House Internship Opportunities

Walden offers a variety of In-House Opportunities that students can apply to for Doctoral Internship hours.

  • You may request up to three (3) Walden In-House Opportunities
  • Positions are competitive - students are not guaranteed In-House Opportunities
  • You should have a non-Walden back-up in mind in case you are not awarded the placement(s) that you request.
  • You will be expected to commit to 2 quarters

Deadlines:

Quarter

In-House Placement Request Window Opens

In-House Placement Request Window Closes

Notification of Placement

Internship Application Deadline

Spring

November 15

December 15

January 1

January 15

Summer

February 15

March 15

April 1

April 15

Fall

May 15

June 15

July 1

July 15

Winter

August 15

September 15

October 1

October 15

 

Requests for Walden In-House Opportunities must be submitted one (1) month prior to the Doctoral Internship Application Deadline.

You will be notified whether you are selected for in-house placements by the first of the following month.

Walden Skills Development Committee

Domain: Leadership and Advocacy

Hours: up to 100

Contact: Dr. Nina Spadaro

Description:

The SoC Skills Development Committee (SDC) is designed to support Walden counseling students in their clinical skill development in counseling from the beginning to the end of their program as well as across all programs. The SDC is comprised of SoC faculty members who are referred to as faculty mentors. The SDC is under the administration of the SoC Skills Coordinator. The opportunity is 100% virtual. The primary virtual (online) tasks of the SDC is to work directly with masters level students in one-on-one skills mentoring within the parameters of several kinds of Skills Plans.

Walden Skills Enhancement Lab

Domain: Leadership and Advocacy

Hours: up to 100 hours

Contact: Dr. Nina Spadaro

Description:

The SoC Skills Enhancement Lab (SEL) is a sanctuary for counseling skills learning. The SEL provides one on one counseling-skills mentoring for students who are referred by their Pre-Practicum faculty. The SEL is offered once per term, typically during week 4 of the term. The face-to-face SEL is co-located with the SoC residency pre-practicum. This opportunity is either face-to-face or virtual. Face-to-face locations are ideal if you live in the geographic area and/or can fully support your cost for travel, lodging, etc. Locations by term: Winter - Atlanta, GA, Spring - Houston, TX, Summer - Atlanta, GA, Fall - Orlando, FL.

Walden Student Development

Domain: Leadership and Advocacy

Hours: 5-10 hours per week, 50-100 hours per quarter

Contact: Dr. Barb Andrews

Description:

This Student Development internship position actively works with SOC Student Development Coordinator and the Bridges Program. Bridges offers support, coaching, and mentorship to students immersed in their Field work and are referred to Bridges when identified as needing to build strengths and competencies within their Field Experience performance related to the SOC Key Professional Dispositions.

Each intern will work with small groups of no more than 3 master’s level students per group and focus on building strengths and competencies within the SOC Key Professional Dispositions. The interns provide mentorship and coaching from their own experiences out in the field to help guide and support each students’ personal and professional growth and counselor identity development.

Walden Teaching Assistant (TA)

Domain: Teaching

Hours: 8-10 hours per week, per course

Contact: Dr. Wynn Dupkoski

Description:

Walden Teaching Assistants (TAs) enroll and work as a TA in up to two (2) full-quarter courses. They complete 8-10 hours per week, on average, on assigned tasks, such as posting to discussion boards, grading, etc. They will participate in an initial planning call with assigned TA mentor to outline specific tasks, then meet weekly with the assigned TA mentor throughout the assignment to assess performance, collaborate, and plan for assigned course(s).