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Woodland Center’s mission is to support the recovery of all people by doing what it takes to understand each other better, learn more, grow, and inspire change in our communities. This includes dedication to the professionals in the mental health field becoming competent and ethical workers. Woodland Centers is happy to consider playing a role in the educational needs of the future mental health staff at a variety of educational levels. Potential opportunities exist for social work students, psychology students, nursing students, counseling students and those enrolled in other behavioral health science programs or advance medical professional programs.

Internship/Practicum requests will be considered for those enrolled in accredited programs that submit the following to the Training Supervisor:

  • Letter of Request, including description of the type of experience sought and area(s) of interest
  • Resume or CV
  • Summary of Educational Institution Requirements for Internship/Practicum [note: students not receiving course credit toward a degree cannot be considered for placement]

Requests that fit within the educational opportunities available may be offered an interview.

First Round/Early Requests should be submitted according to the following time frames:

Anticipated Start DateResumes AcceptedInterviews HeldNotice of Accept/Decline
SummerJanuary 15 – February 15February 15 – March 15By April 15
FallMarch 15 – April 15April 15 – May 15By June 15
WinterJune 15 – July 15July 15 – August 15By September 15

Second Round/Delayed Requests should be submitted according to the following time frames:

Anticipated Start DateResumes AcceptedInterviews HeldNotice of Accept/Decline
SummerMarch 15 – April 15April 15 – May 15By June 15
FallJune 15 – July 15July 15 – August 15By September 15
WinterSeptember 15 – October 15October 15 – November 15By December 15

No exception will be made to the above timelines unless under extreme circumstances. Please contact the training supervisor if you wish to submit requests outside of the above outlined timeframes.

Contact the Training Supervisor at trainingsupervisor@wcenters.org.

Help is available 24/7. Crisis Text Line - Text "MN" to 741741 - to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
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