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Counseling Services Internship Training Program

MassBay Community College Counseling Services
Mental Health Counseling Internship Program
Description & Application Information

Program Description:

MassBay Community College offers an LHMC-track Internship program for students pursuing a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, or equivalent.

MassBay is a diverse learning environment that offers over 60 degrees and certificates to a student body of 5500+. Our students represent many ages, cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic classes, and complex clinical presentations.

Interns primarily provide short-term, individual psychotherapy with students. There are also opportunities for conducting psychoeducational workshops, student outreach, and consultation to faculty/staff about students of concern.

The Internship follows the MassBay academic calendar and runs for two, 16 week semesters starting in late August and finishing in mid-May. The program provides the required 600 hours of clinical internship experience and all required supervision hours. Interns are generally expected to work three full days per week, up to 20-24 hours weekly. In a typical year, 2 interns will be hired.

  • Ann Whelan, MA, LMHC – Associate Director of Counseling Services
    • Ann is the Internship Coordinator and primary Internship supervisor.
  • Jon Edwards, MA, LMHC – Director of Counseling
  • Both supervisors provide one hour of supervision per week. Each has 15+ years of experience in the field and meets the supervisory criteria for Massachusetts LMHC licensure.

Application Materials:
Complete applications include the following documents:

  • Cover letter/Statement of Interest in College Counseling
  • Resume
  • Two professional recommendation letters
  • Transcript (optional)

Application Timeline:
  • Applications are accepted from the beginning of January until the end of February.
  • Interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis as complete applications are received.
  • The process closes when the candidates are selected.

Send complete applications to:
Ann Whelan, MA, LMHC
MassBay Community College
Counseling Services
50 Oakland Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481