Personal Counseling Center Graduate Intern

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Part-Time

Position Title: Personal Counseling Center Graduate Intern  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

62901 - Personal Counseling Center

Advertised Salary: $13.00 per hour for 600 hour internship  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: Provide individual, couple, and group short-term mental health counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach, education and campus programs for Ferris State University (FSU) students as part of a required graduate internship. Interns will be provided with compensation to assist with the costs of their internship at $13 per hour for up to 600 hours.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree and must currently be enrolled in a graduate level program (psychology, social work, professional counseling, or other related field). Applicants must be enrolled in their program's internship course throughout the duration of their internship.  
Required Work Experience: N/A  
Required Licenses and Certifications: N/A  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Lifting
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Experience in mental health related or adjacent fields such as advocacy work, case management, or community engagement is preferred.
Experience with public speaking and providing mental health education or training preferred.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Provide short-term individual, couple or group counseling to a diverse student body using empirically based treatment methods and accepted standard of practice within one's professional discipline.

Create, coordinate and present various relevant educational and training programs for students, staff and faculty, including University-wide programs and residential life staff training.

Maintain a high quality of care coordination for clients, including adequate referrals for evaluation or treatment, communicating with involved treatment providers, supporting family members when appropriate, tracking students of concern, while maintaining appropriate and timely confidential client records in an electronic record system.

Engage in regular weekly individual and group clinical supervision and consultation. This position reports directly to their assigned clinical supervisor.

Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated protected information and performing duties in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, legal mandates and code of ethics.

Responsible for upholding and promoting the mission and core values of Ferns State University as well as the mission of the Division of Student Affairs and the Personal Counseling Center.

Demonstrate an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Provides support staff functions and coverage in the absence of support staff with the other counselors.  
Skills and Abilities: Must be able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere as a partner within the department as well as the campus community.

Must be comfortable with computer software applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite and navigating an electronic medical records system.

Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor's degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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