State of Massachusetts Contracted Student Intern - Legal / WRCH in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Legal Services Student Intern will assist the Legal Department with organizing and maintaining the Commitment and Guardianship databases.

They will also assist in legal research concerning commitment and guardianships of DMH’s clients.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • This internship opportunity is for a Postgraduate student who must be currently enrolled in a postgraduate program at an accredited College or University.

  • Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

_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:_

5/27/2018 through 9/1/2018

_DMH Mission Statement:_

The Department of Mental Health 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.

_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 1-800-850-6968.

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

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

Job: *Administrative Services

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: Contracted Student Intern - Legal / WRCH

Location: Massachusetts-Worcester - 309 Belmont Street

Requisition ID: 180002MN