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TXT (612)400-SAFE

We Help Youth in Crisis.

Counseling Internships

The Bridge coordinates one of the largest, most rigorous youth worker and youth counselor training programs in the Twin Cities. Each year, more than 100 college students from across the state participate in our counseling internship program. Candidates must be undergraduate or graduate students 21 years of age or older who are completing degrees in social work, counseling, or other social service disciplines. Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two 8-hour shifts per week to complete a total of 400 hours of service.

Youth and Family Counselor Intern

  • Assist the counseling staff in providing care and treatment of youth in a residential/group living environment
  • Responsibilities include counseling and crisis intervention for youth and families, leading groups, participating in daily routines, developing and implementing therapeutic treatment plans, and doing intakes

Family Counselor Intern

  • Provide family crisis counseling and ongoing family therapy
  • Responsibilities include working at the Emergency Shelter Program to provide intervention for youth and families, leading groups, participating in daily routines, developing and implementing therapeutic treatment plans, and doing intakes
  • Candidates must be participating in a master’s degree program in psychology, social work, or a related field

How to Apply for Counseling Internships

  1. Print out and complete an application form. Volunteer Intern Application
  2. Mail or fax the completed form to:
    The Bridge for Youth
    ATTN: Volunteer and Intern Supervisor
    1111 West 22nd Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55405
    Fax:612-377-6426

Volunteer and Intern Training, January, 2017

Interns begin their training at The Bridge for Youth.

Interns begin an intensive training program at The Bridge for Youth.

 

Upon  acceptance into the program,  interns and volunteers are required to participate in Bridge Academy,  an exceptional in-depth training program.  Bridge Academy is offered in January and also in August.

 

Volunteer Intern Application