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ChildServe Master's Psychology Intern in Johnston, Iowa

Master's Psychology Intern

Internships Johnston, Iowa



We have an exciting opportunity for a Master's level psychology student to intern at Child Serve ! What You'll Do

  • Research topics of interest for families/patients and staff.

  • Use research to maintain parent handouts and develop presentations.

  • Observe assessment and therapeutic sessions within mental health to identify treatment providers for psychological disorders and the training required for each.

  • Present cases orally and in writing.

  • Conduct intake interviews with supervision.

  • Conduct intellectual assessment with supervision.

What You'll Need

  • Enrollment in a Master’s in Psychology program

  • Ability to work independently with basic verbal and written instructional guidance from others.

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships and demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

  • Must exercise confidentiality regarding the affairs of clients, staff, their families, and ChildServe.

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, and ability to proficiently learn new software programs.

  • Ability to interpret and follow applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively for understanding, in writing and verbally.

  • COVID vaccination is required for internships at ChildServe

Schedule/Time Frame

  • Schedule negotiable, some morning times strongly recommended

  • Time frame negotiable, one semester to one academic year

This internship is an unpaid opportunity. The role can be offered to those applicants seeking course credit and/or specific college internship requirements.

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,500 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in Ames, Des Moines and Iowa City. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

Child Serve has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for six years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe , apply today. Child Serve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.