An Internship in Professional Psychology is available at the Center for Adults and Families. The APA-Accredited Internship is half-time (20 hrs./ week) for two years (100 weeks) for a total of 2,000 hours. The stipend is $12,000 per year. Applicants need to have earned a Masters Degree and have completed at least three years of doctoral coursework in an APA-accredited Psy.D. or Ph.D. Program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology to be eligible for our internship. A detailed description of the internship program and application requirements is available in the Employment section of the website.

For additional information contact:

David Arbeitman, Ph.D.
Director of Internship in Professional Psychology
Carson Center for Adults and Families
77 Mill Street
Westfield, MA 01085


Urban Youth Collaboration Program

Urban Youth Collaboration Program
If you have experience working with children or adults with disabilities, and you are interested in working for our popular Kamp for Kids summer day camp program, you may be eligible to apply for our Urban Youth Collaborative.

We provide a paid summer internship experience for students in college or entering college (age 18-25). If you can work well with a wide range of people, and you have good communication skills, reliable transportation and no criminal or sexual offenses in your record, you may be eligible for this opportunity. The program runs Monday through Friday from mid June to late August and is 32 .5 hours per week.

Our goal is to introduce students to Human Services as a possible career through paid, college credit-eligible summer employment while providing additional supports for people with developmental disabilities. We want to help build a workforce that reflects the communities served by the Department of Developmental Services.

If you are interested in this program, please call:
Anne at 413-562-5678

Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counselor

Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counselor
The Carson Center values what the internship experience brings to the people we serve, the agency culture and you as the intern. Interns bring new ideas and a fresh perspective to our work environment and the communities we serve.

We offer a range of internships for social work, mental health and psychology.
If you are interested in a social work or mental health counselor internships in one of our many programs, please use this website to contact the program directly to pursue your inquiries.