Internship Opportunities

FCSSGW has existing relationships with a number of post-secondary institutions that have programs in the social services field. Each year, FCSSGW hosts masters-level interns completing hours toward registration as a mental health professional. The agency also hosts college-level interns in the social services sector.

If you are interested in an internship at FCSSGW, please check with your program coordinator at your post-secondary institution to confirm their preferred method of securing an internship (some institutions require potential interns to be placed through the program).

Our Commitment to our Interns:

  • Expert training from fully-qualified and registered individuals (Registered Social Workers, Registered Psychotherapists)
  • Exposure to a wide variety of client types and presenting issues
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Support in developing your skills
  • Access to agency resources
  • Flexible placement hours
  • Site-specific training
  • Training in a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches and applications

What we ask of our Interns:

  • Professionalism at all times
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to supervisor recommendations
  • Commitment to a team work approach
  • Determining a clear schedule for the entirety of placement duration
  • Attendance on Wednesdays from 12 to 8pm (all other days are flexible)
  • Willingness to work some evening hours

Internship Interest Form

  • This information will be emailed to the internship coordinator.

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