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Student Intern (ID: 109919) for Summer 2024


DOCCS Wallkill Cor Facility

50 McKendrick Road
Wallkill, NY , NY 12589
E-Mail: Richard.Carlson@doccs.ny.gov
Phone: (845) 895-2021 Ext: 4000

Division/Unit: Guidance and Counseling


Web Site: www.doccs.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


Internships will be tailored to meet the needs of the student's specific educational requirements based on degree program. Students will develop clinical skills and professionalism while maintaining ethical standards in the field; which will assist in developing successful client outcomes.

Duties and Tasks: Under supervision, students will complete initial assessments of incoming incarcerated individuals; risk assessments, and determining the appropriate level of treatment. They will develop case plans, and complete ongoing assessment through testing, behavioral observation and obtaining social histories. Interns will conduct psychoeducational groups and individual clinical sessions. In addition to routine assigned work, students will be provided with theoretical orientation assignments to assist in building a strong clinical foundation for use in practice. Interns are expected to develop clinical presentations, where exploration of skill and competency development, and affective issues on treatment will occur. The intern will have the opportunity to collaborate with the DOCCS multidisciplinary team which includes the Office of Mental Health, security, Programs, Medical, Business and Administration. Interns will be encouraged to participate in team/department meetings and specialized trainings that will benefit their therapeutic process and skills. Finally, the integration of counselor self-awareness and theoretical grounding will be facilitated through supervisory sessions and practice.

HOURS: 20-30 per week



Self motivated

Organizational skills


Internship Areas: Clinical Services, Criminal Justice/Corrections, Human Services

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Ulster

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Human Services