STAR- Direct Support Professional (DSP) Internship

Star Services - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)


STAR Direct Support Professional (DSP) Internship

Internships at STAR Services provide students with resume building experiences. In our Fall internship program, you will be paired with a mentor who will help you achieve your educational and career goals. You will work in a variety of settings, such as day and residential programs, providing services to persons with disabilities. You will gain skills in leadership, creativity, problem-solving, teamwork, and communication, all while helping to make a difference in the lives of others. You will be involved in exciting, rewarding, and challenging work each day.

DESCRIPTION:

The STAR Services Human Services Internship is designed to help you explore, develop, create, lead, and innovate all while helping to make a difference in the lives of others. As a STAR intern, you will be involved in exciting, rewarding, and challenging work each day. This internship provides you with opportunities to explore multiple roles within the field; from supporting people with disabilities in their homes and work places, how to be a change maker and affect legislation, to the leading trend in Person-Centered thinking, and more. You will have bi-weekly learnings that will provide in-depth knowledge and insight into the most current thinking and practices. Interns will complete weekly training lessons that will complement the bi-weekly learning sessions and have weekly check-ins with a professional mentor. 

Challenging and rewarding, passion and excellence, the STAR Services Fall 2018 internship program will assist in revealing your potential as the next leader in the Human Services field. 

REQUIREMENTS: Preferred applicants will be currently enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, one of the following programs: Education, Healthcare Management, Human Services, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology, Exceptions with approval. 

Must possess a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle. Must be able to pass the Department of Human Services background check

WAGE: Paid internship - $14/hour

HOURS: Minimum of 30 hours per week

TIME FRAME: Internship begins on September 17, 2018 and will last approximately 11 weeks

LOCATION: Twin Cities Metro Area

HOW TO APPLY: https://fs30.formsite.com/starsvcs/fallintern/index.htmlto complete an application

Deadline to apply for Fall internship is August 30, 2018

Application status will be determined no later than September 5th, 2018

Job Types: Full-time, Internship

Salary: $14.00 /hour