State of Massachusetts Contracted Student Interns in Northampton, Massachusetts

This internship opportunity is for an Undergraduate or Post-Graduate student who must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited College or University.

This position will assist in assessing current and ongoing Trauma Informed Training, assist in the creation of an archiving system for staff completion of training, will assist in finding methods to evaluate the competence of Area staff, assist in the development of enhanced communications with Trauma Informed Organizations inside and outside of the commonwealth and in the development of a written strategic plan for Trauma Informed Training in Western Mass.

Project based function to ensure the Department is delivering appropriate services that are trauma informed and person centered.

The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. This critical mission is accomplished by working in partnership with other state agencies, individuals, families, providers and communities.

The salary range for this position is: Undergraduate $13-$16 per hour

Post-Graduate $15-$19 per hour Monday through Friday, 9-5

Additional Information:

  • Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals.

  • All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit.

Period of Service:

5/29/2018 – 8/31/2018

Pre-Hire Process:

  • A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 413-784-9339.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

For undergrad: This internship opportunity is for an Undergraduate student who must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited College or University

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Unclassified

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: Contracted Student Interns

Location: Massachusetts-Northampton-1 Prince Street

Requisition ID: 18000340